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Making comparison A’ dèanamh coimeas

OlderNas sine

To ask if you may use something you can say the following.

nas sine older

nas òige younger

dè an aois a tha sibh? what age are you? (polite / plural)

gu math nas òige much younger

tha mi nas sine na thusa I am older than you

tha e nas ùire it is newer

tha … nas òige na … ... is younger than …

tha … nas sine na … ... is older than …

a bheil … nas òige na …? is … younger than …?

a bheil … nas sine na …? is... older than …?

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Man Tha “Eadar Peann is Pàipear” agam cuideachd. I have “Eadar Peann is Pàipear” too.
Man 2 Tha sin nas sine, nach eil? That’s older, isn’t it?
Man Chan eil.
Tha e nas ùire.
No.
It’s newer.
Boy Dè an aois a tha sibh? How old are you?
Woman Tha mi nas sine na thusa co-dhiù. I’m older than you anyway.
Boy A bheil sibh nas sine na Catrìona? Are you older than Katrina?
Woman Tha.
Tha mi nas sine na Catrìona ach tha mi nas òige na Coinneach.
Yes.
I’m older than Katrina but I’m younger than Kenneth.