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Revision as of 06:08, 9 December 2012

Fijian is the main language of Fiji.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

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.


Hello. 
Ni Sa Bula (Nee-Sa-mBoolah )
Hello. (informal
Bula . ( )literally means "life"
How are you? 
Sa Vakai Vei? (Sa Vakai-Ve?)
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. 
. ( )
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. (Mo-they)
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Au sa sega na 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? (')
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)

Problems

Gomega

Numbers

- 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

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

lavu

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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Variants

Actions

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