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; Hello. :  Lumela. (''doomellah '')
 
; Hello. :  Lumela. (''doomellah '')
; Hello. (''informal'') :  Khotso. (''hotsow '')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  Khotso. (''hotsow'')
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; How are you? :  U phela joang? (''oo-pee-la-jwang'')
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Fine, thank you. :  Kea phela (''key-ah-pee-la'')
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; What is your name? :  Lebitso la hau ke mang? (''leh-beet-saw la-how key-mung'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')

Revision as of 22:42, 2 July 2007

Sesotho is the main language of Lesotho and is one of the official languages of South Africa.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
Lumela. (doomellah )
Hello. (informal
Khotso. (hotsow)
How are you? 
U phela joang? (oo-pee-la-jwang)
Fine, thank you. 
Kea phela (key-ah-pee-la)
What is your name? 
Lebitso la hau ke mang? (leh-beet-saw la-how key-mung)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
. ( )
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( )
No. 
. ( )
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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