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Ewe phrasebook

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Ewe is a language spoken in parts of Ghana and Togo in the region of West Africa. These words are Twi and not Ewe, with the exception of the one phrase "Nye bro"...please get your information straight.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

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Welcome: Woezo
Foreign person : Yevu


Basics[edit]

How are you? 
Efoa?
Fine, thank you. 
Eeh me fo.
What is your name? 
Nko wode?
My name is ______ . 
Nko nyie nye ______ .
Nice to meet you. 
Me lo kpe wo.
Please. 
Medekuku.
Thank you. 
Akpe.
You're welcome. 
Woezo/Akpe me lio.
Yes. 
Eeh.
No. 
Awo.
Excuse me. 
Kafla/Medekuku.
I'm sorry. 
Baba.
Goodbye (informal
Xede nyuie ,Mia dogo.
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Do you speak English? 
Atenu ado yevugbea?
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Ameade le afisia atenu ado yevu gbe maha?
Help! 
Kpedenu.
Look out! 
Kp)nunyuie.
Good morning. 
Medo ndi nyuie nawo.
Good evening. 
Medo efie nyuie nawo
Good night. 
D)agbe ,Eza nenyo.
I don't understand. 
Nye me se egomeo.
Where is the toilet? 
Afika matenu ayi ngodo le?

Problems[edit]

Numbers[edit]

One: Deka, Two: Eve, Three: Eton, Four: Ene, Five: Aton, Six: Ade, Seven: Adre, Eight: Enyi, Nine: Asieke, Ten: Ewo

Time[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Monday: Djoda, Tuesday: Blada, Wednesday: Kuda, Thursday: Yoada, Friday: Fida, Saturday: Memleda, Sunday: Kosida

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

Red: Dzi, Orange: Akutu, Yellow: Antsididi, Brown: Avumi, Green: Gbemu, Blue: Blɔ, Black: Yibɔ, White: ɣe

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Money = "Ega"
How much is it? = "Medekuku ehor ne nie?"
It is too expensive? = "Ehor shi!"

Eating[edit]

Food = "Nudu"
Water = "Etsi"
Come and eat = "Va dunu!"
Please I am hungry = "Medekuku edor nye wum."
Please I want to eat ... = "Medekuku me jibe ma du ..."
Rice = "Morlu"
Please I want water to drink = "Medekuku ma nu etsi"

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Driving[edit]

Toe Fia: Go here

Authority[edit]

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