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; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; What is your name? :  ? ('' Fo yuur la boen?'')
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . ('' _____ .'')
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; My name is ______ . :  ______ . ('' Mam yuur la _____ .'')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Please. :  . ('' '')
 
; Please. :  . ('' '')
; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Thank you. :  . (''Barka'')
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
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; You're welcome. :  . (''Pa sek ye/ Ka sek ye'')
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
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; Yes. :  . (''Ngye '')
; No. :  . ('' '')
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; No. :  . (''Ayo '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')

Revision as of 16:55, 28 December 2006

Mooré (also Mòoré, Moré, Moshi, Mossi, Moore or More) is a language spoken on the Mossi Plateau of Burkina Faso.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Good morning! 
Ne y beogo!
Good day! 
Ne y windiga!
Good evening! 
Ne y zabré!
How is your morning/day/evening? 
Beogo/windiga/zabré kibaré?
your family? 
Zak ramba?
Hows your work going? 
Tuumda kibaré?
Peace/Health only!, ie, Great! 
Laafi bala!
Hello. 
. ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
 ? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( )
What is your name? 
 ? ( Fo yuur la boen?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( Mam yuur la _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
. (Barka)
You're welcome. 
. (Pa sek ye/ Ka sek ye)
Yes. 
. (Ngye )
No. 
. (Ayo )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. ( )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
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. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. ( )
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

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