Difference between revisions of "Mooré phrasebook"

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;Good evening! : ''Ne y zabré!''  
 
;Good evening! : ''Ne y zabré!''  
 
;How is your morning/day/evening? : ''Beogo/windiga/zabré kibaré?''
 
;How is your morning/day/evening? : ''Beogo/windiga/zabré kibaré?''
;your family? : ''Zak ramba?''
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;your family? : ''y zak ramba?''
 
;Hows your work going? : ''Tuumda kibaré?''
 
;Hows your work going? : ''Tuumda kibaré?''
 
;Peace/Health only!, ie, Great! : ''Laafi bala!''
 
;Peace/Health only!, ie, Great! : ''Laafi bala!''
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; Hello. :  . ('' '')
 
; Hello. :  . ('' '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
; How are you? :  ? ('' Yaa wana '')
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; How are you? :  Laafi beme ? ('' Yaa wana '')
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Fine, thank you. :  Laafi bala. ('' '')
 
; What is your name? :  ? ('' Fo yuur la a boen?'')
 
; What is your name? :  ? ('' Fo yuur la a boen?'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . ('' Mam yuur la a _____ .'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . ('' Mam yuur la a _____ .'')
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; No. :  . (''Ayo '')
 
; No. :  . (''Ayo '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  Maan sugri. ('' '')
; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
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; I'm sorry. :  Maan sugri ('' '')
; Goodbye : . ('' '')
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; Goodbye :   Wend na kon'd nindaare('' '')
; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') : Nindaare ('' '')
; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
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; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  Maam ka goamda _______ [wusgo] ye. ('' [ ]'')
; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Do you speak French? :  Yamba goamda farende bi? ('' ?'')
 
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
 
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
; Help! :  ! ('' sang y mam!'')
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; Help! :  ! ('' song y mam!'')
 
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
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; Good morning. :  Ne yibeogo. ('' '')
; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
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; Good evening. :  ne y zabre. ('' '')
; Good night. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night. :  Ne y yungo. ('' '')
 
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
 
; I don't understand. :  . (''Mam ka wumda ye'')
 
; I don't understand. :  . (''Mam ka wumda ye'')
; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Where is the toilet? :  twalet be ye? ('' ?'')
  
 
===Problems===
 
===Problems===

Revision as of 12:54, 25 June 2008

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

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? 
y zak ramba?
Hows your work going? 
Tuumda kibaré?
Peace/Health only!, ie, Great! 
Laafi bala!
Hello. 
. ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
Laafi beme ? ( Yaa wana )
Fine, thank you. 
Laafi bala. ( )
What is your name? 
 ? ( Fo yuur la a boen?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( Mam yuur la a _____ .)
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
Maan sugri. ( )
I'm sorry. 
Maan sugri ( )
Goodbye 
Wend na kon'd nindaare( )
Goodbye (informal
Nindaare ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Maam ka goamda _______ [wusgo] ye. ( [ ])
Do you speak French? 
Yamba goamda farende bi? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( song y mam!)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
Ne yibeogo. ( )
Good evening. 
ne y zabre. ( )
Good night. 
Ne y yungo. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. (Mam ka wumda ye)
Where is the toilet? 
twalet be ye? ( ?)

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