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; Hello. :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. :  Bon dia, boa tarde, boa noite. ('' '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
 
; How are you? :  Kuma ku bu sta? ('' ?'')
 
; How are you? :  Kuma ku bu sta? ('' ?'')
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; No. : Não. ('' '')
 
; No. : Não. ('' '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  Skulpa. ('' '')
; I'm sorry. :  skulpa. ('' '')
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; I'm sorry. :  Skulpa. ('' '')
 
; Goodbye :  tchau. ('' '')
 
; Goodbye :  tchau. ('' '')
 
; Goodbye (''informal'') : Na bai. ('' '')
 
; Goodbye (''informal'') : Na bai. ('' '')
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; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
; Good morning. :  Bom dia. ('' '')
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; Good morning. :  Bon dia. ('' '')
 
; Good afternoon. :  Boa tarde. ('' '')
 
; Good afternoon. :  Boa tarde. ('' '')
 
; Good night. :  Boa noite. ('' '')
 
; Good night. :  Boa noite. ('' '')

Revision as of 12:41, 29 November 2007

Creole is the main language of Guinea Bissau.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
Bon dia, boa tarde, boa noite. ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
Kuma ku bu sta? ( ?)
How are you? 
I kuma? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
Sta bom, obrigado. ( )
What is your name? 
Kuma ku bu nome? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
Nha nome i ______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
Obrigado. ( )
You're welcome. 
Nada. ( )
Yes. 
Si. ( )
No. 
Não. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
Skulpa. ( )
I'm sorry. 
Skulpa. ( )
Goodbye 
tchau. ( )
Goodbye (informal
Na bai. ( )
I can't speak creole [well]. 
N ka ta papia kriol [bem]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
Bu ta papia inglés? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Alguem li ta papia inglés? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
Bon dia. ( )
Good afternoon. 
Boa tarde. ( )
Good night. 
Boa noite. ( )
Good night (to sleep
Boa noite. ( )
I don't understand. 
N ka persibi. ( )
Where is the toilet? 
Nunde i kasa de banho? ( ?)

Problems

Numbers

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

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Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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