Basics

Hello(Female) Aa
Hello(Male) Ndaa
Morning Ndi Matsheloni
Good morning Ndi matsheloni avhuḓi
Afternoon Ndi masiari
Good afternoon Ndi masiari avhuḓi
Evening Ndi madekwana
Good evening Ndi madekwana avhuḓi
I love you Ndi a ni funa
I love you too Na nṋe ndi a ni funa
Thank you Ndo livhuwa
Welcome(To a young person) No ṱanganedzwa
Welcome(To an older person) Vho ṱanganedzwa
Yes Ee
No Hai
How are you? No vuwa hani?
I am well Ndo vuwa zwavhuḓi
What is your name? Ni pfi nnyi?
My name is …………. Dzina ḽanga ndi ……..
I am ………. Nṋe ndi pfi ………
What are you talking about? Ni khou amba nga ha mini?
I am talking about ……….. Ndi khou amba nga ha ………
What do you want? Ni khou ṱoda mini?
Where are you going? Ni khou ya gai?
What are you happy for? No takalela mini?
What are you angry for? No sinyutshela mini?
Don’t make me angry Ni songo ita uri ni sinyuwe


I will embarrass you Ndi ḓo ni shonisa
Don’t provoke me Ni songo nndevhela
Boy Mutukana
Girl Musidzana
Man Munna
Woman Mufumakadzi

 

Share this: