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Fijian phrasebook

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Fijian is the main language of Fiji.

Contents

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

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Hello. 
Ni Sa Bula (Nee-Sa-mBoolah )
Hello. ("addressing a chief") 
Ni Sa Bula Vinaka Saka
Hello. (informal
Bula . ( )literally means "life"
How are you? (informal)
Sa vakacava? (Sa Vaka-tha-va?)
How are you? (formal)
Bulabula vinaka o'kemuni? ("mboo-lah-mboo-lah vee-na-ka o-keh-moo-ni?")
Fine, thank you. 
Sa Bula Bula Vinaka Tiko ( )
What is your name? 
O Cei na yacamu? (Oh-they na ya-tha-moo?)
My name is ______ . 
Na yacaqu o ______ . (Na ya-tha-ngu oh _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
Kerekere. (kerry-kerry)
Thank you. 
Vinaka. ( )
Thank you very much. 
Vinaka vaka levu. ( )
You're welcome. 
Vinaka. ( )
Yes. 
Io . (Ee-yo )
No. 
Sega. (Senga)
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. Tulo 
. (too-low )
I'm sorry. 
Vosoti au. (vo-so-chee ow)
Goodbye 
Moce mada. (Mo-they manda)
Goodbye (informal
Moce. (Mo-they )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Au sega ni vosa vei Viti []. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
E rawa beka mo vosa vakavalagi? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
E dua beka eke rawa ni vosa vakavalagi? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
Raica! (Rai-tha!)
Good morning. 
Yadra . (yandra)
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep) Moce
. (mo-they)
I don't know. 
Au sega ni kila. (Ow sa senga nee kee-la)
Where is the bathroom? 
E vei na valelailai? (')
I am going to shower. 
Na vale ni sili (Na valé ni seeli)
Good Bye 
Moce ("Mo-they")
No Worries 
Sega na Lega ("Senga-na-lenga")
How Much? 
E Vica (Eh-vee-tha)
See you again 
Sota Tale (Soh-tah-tah-lay)
Gay 
quori (gouw-ry)

Problems[edit]

Gomega

Numbers[edit]

- 1  - Dua 
- 2  - Rua 
- 3  - Tolu
- 4  - Va
- 5  - Lima
- 6  - Ono
- 7  - Vitu
- 8  - Walu
- 9  - Ciwa
- 10 - Tini
- 20 - Rua saga vulu
- 30 - Tolu saga vulu
- 40 - Va saga vulu
- 50 - Lima saga vulu
- 100 - E dua na drau
- 500 - E lima na drau
- 1000 - Udolu
- 5000 - Lima saga udolu

Time[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Day(s)- Siga, Monday- Moniti (moh-nee-tee), Tuesday- Tusiti (too-see-tee), Wednesday- vukelulu- (voo-ke-loo-loo), Thursday- Lotulevu- (loh-too-leh-voo), Friday- Vakaraubuka (vah-kah-ra-oo-boo-kah), Saturday- Vakarauwai (vah-ka-ra-oo-wah-ee), Sunday- Sigatabu (sing-a-tah-mboo).

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

I will catch a bus Au na vodo basi. /Ao na vondo mbasi/

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

lavuuiii

Eating[edit]

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Driving[edit]

hello

Authority[edit]

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