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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: Woezo
Foreign person : Yevu


Basics

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
Mia dogo.
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Do you speak English? 
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Help! 
Look out! 
Good morning. 
Good evening. 
Good night. 
I don't understand. 
Nye me se egomeo.
Where is the toilet? 

Problems

Numbers

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

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

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

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Red: Dzie, Orange: Akutu, Yellow: Antsididi, Brown: Avumi, Green: Gbemu, Blue: Blor, Black: Ybor, White: Yevu

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

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Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

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