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USEFUL PHRASES (Harare)

English - Shona Ndebele

Hello (initial) - Mhoro/Mhoroi Sawubona/Salibonani

Hello (in reply) - Ahoi Yebo

How are you? - Makadii/Makadi-ni? Linjani/Kunjani?

I'm well - Ndiripo Sikona

Thank you - Ndatenda/Masvita Siyabonga kakula

Welcome - Titambire Siyalemukela

Good morning - Mangwanani Livukenjani

Good afternoon - Masikati Litshonile

Good evening - Manheru Litshone njani

Goodbye (to person staying) - Chisarai zvakanaka Lisalekuhle

Goodbye (to person leaving) - Fambai zvakanaka Uhambe kuhle

Please - Ndapota Uxolo

Excuse me - Pamsoro.ipindeo Ngicela ukwedlula

Sorry/pardon - Pamsoro Ngiyaxolisa

Do you speak English? - Unodziva kutawura chirungu? Uyakwazi ukukuluma isilingu?

Yes - Ehe Yebo

No - Aiw Hayi

Where is…? - Arikiupi…? Ungaphi…?

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