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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

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

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Welcome: ("Akwaaba")
Gye Nyame ("Only God")
Foreign person : ("obroni")
Nye bro: ("Twin brother")

Basics

Hello. 
. ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
Ete sen? ( Efoa?)
Fine, thank you. 
Eye. ( )
What is your name? 
Yefre wo sen? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
Yefre me______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
mepaakyew. ( )
Thank you. 
. (Me dah see)
You're welcome. 
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Yes. 
Aane. ( )
No. 
. (Dabi )
Excuse me. (getting attention
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Excuse me. (begging pardon
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I'm sorry. 
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Goodbye 
. ( )
Goodbye (informal
nante yie. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
maakye. ( )
Good evening. 
maaha. ( )
Good night. 
maadjo. ( )
Good night (to sleep
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I don't understand. 
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Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

Numbers

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

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Variants

Actions

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