Ewe phrasebook

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 guideEdit

VowelsEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Common diphthongsEdit

Phrase listEdit

Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you know anything about this language, you can help by plunging forward and translating a phrase.


Welcome: Woezo
Foreign person : Yevu


BasicsEdit

How are you? 
Efoa?
Fine, thank you. 
Eeh me f)
What is your name? 
Nko wode?
My name is ______ . 
Nko nyieé nye ______ .
Nice to meet you. 
Me lo kpe wo.
Please. 
Medekuku.
Thank 
akpenawo
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 ég)me o.
Where is the toilet? 
Afika matenu ayi ngodo le?

ProblemsEdit

NumbersEdit

One: Deka, Two: Evè, Three: Etor or Et) Four: Ene, Five: Ator Six: Ade, Seven: Andre, Eight: Enyi, Nine: Asieke, Ten: Ewo

TimeEdit

Clock timeEdit

DurationEdit

DaysEdit

Monday: Dzoda, Tuesday: Blada, Wednesday: Kuda, Thursday: Yaoda, Friday: Fida, Saturday: Memleda, Sunday: Kosida

MonthsEdit

Writing time and dateEdit

ColorsEdit

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

TransportationEdit

Bus and trainEdit

DirectionsEdit

TaxiEdit

LodgingEdit

MoneyEdit

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

EatingEdit

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

BarsEdit

ShoppingEdit

DrivingEdit

Toe Fia: Go here

AuthorityEdit

Learning moreEdit

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Last modified on 25 June 2015, at 09:42