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Waray phrasebook

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Waray is a minority laguage spoken in the Philippines. (English and Filipino are the official laguages of the Philippines.)

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.

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. 
. (maupay)
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
Kumusta ka? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
Maupay man, salamat. ( )
What is your name? 
Ano hiton imo ngaran? or ano imo ngaran?( ?)
Who are you or what's your name?(informal)
Hin-o ka?
My name is ______ . 
______ iton akon ngaran. or iton(it) akong ngaran hi ______( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. (maupay nagkilala kita)
Please. 
Alayon. Palihug ( ) ____ gad (as tagi gad : please give)
Thank you. 
Salamat. ( )
Thank you very much. 
Damo nga salamat.
You're welcome. 
Waray sapayan. (waray ano man. )
Yes. 
Oo. ( oh oh )
No. 
Diri. (( Dear-ri )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. (anay daw)(tabi) (-Tah-bi)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. (')
I'm sorry. 
Pasaylo-a ako. (pasaylo-i daw ak(ako))
Goodbye 
. (sige sunod nala)
Goodbye (informal
Makadi/malakat na ako. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Diri ako makarit magyakan hin [name of language]. ( [ ])Diri ak nakakalata san..(name of language)
Do you speak English? 
Maaram ka mag-iningles? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Mayda ba maaram didi mag-iningles? ( ?)
Help! 
Buligi ako! tabangi daw ako.( !)
Look out! 
 ! (paghinay!) pangita
Good Day  
Maupay nga adlaw
Good morning. 
Maupay nga aga. ( )
Good Afternoon
Maupay nga kulop
Good evening. 
Maupay nga gab-i. ( )
Good night. 
Maupay nga gab-i. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. (maupay na gab-i
I don't understand. 
Waray ako makabaro/intiende. ( ) diri ak nasabot
I don't know. 
Diri ako ma-aram. diri ak maaram
Where is the toilet? 
Hain iton kasilyas? ( ?)

Weather

Hot 
Mapaso. (ma pa so)
Cold or Chilly
Mahagkot
Sunny  
Ma-adlaw; Masirak
Rainy  
Ma-uran
Cloudy 
Madalumdum
It's going to rain. 
Ti-uran. ( )

Numbers

One (1)  
Usa/sayo
Two (2)  
Duha
Three (3) 
Tolo
Four (4)  
Upat
Five (5)  
Lima
Six (6)  
Unom
Seven (7)  
Pito
Eight (8)  
Walo
Nine (9)  
Siam
Ten (10)  
Napulo
Elevan (11) 
Napulo kag usa/unse
Twelve (12) 
Napulo kag duha/dose
Thirteen (13) 
Napulo kag tolo/trise
Fourteen (14) 
Napulo kag upat/katorse

Time

Clock time

Duration

morning
aga
noon
udto/adaw
afternoon
kulop
night or evening
gab-i
yesterday
kakulop
day before yesterday
kasangkulop
today or now
yana/niyan
tomorrow
buwas
day after tomorrow
sambuwas / burobuwas
month
bulan
year
tu-ig

Days

Monday
Lunes
Tuesday
Martes
Wednesday
Mierkoles
Thursday
Huwebes
Friday
Biernes
Saturday
Sabado
Sunday
Domingo

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

white
busag
red
pula/baga
blue
asul
black
itom/pili
brown
tabonon
yellow
dulaw, darag
green
berde

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

====Taxi==== Bring me to this hotel_______.

     Dad-a ako ngadto hini nga hotel.

Let's go! or Let's move! (as in telling to move the car)

     Larga na! or Andar na!

Let us go there. (certain destination) :

     Kadto kita didto. 

Faster! :

     Paspasi! or Pagdali!

Slowly. :

     Paghinay

Slow down (telling a person). :

     Paghinay-hinay la

To speak. :

     Pagyakan

Stop. :

     Udong or Para

Stop here. :

     Udong dinhi

Only here. :

     Dinhi la   

I have arrived. :

     Inabot na ako

Keep the change. :

     Imo nala it sukli

Lodging

Money

kwarta

===Eating===kaon

Bars

Driving

Authority

Other

who? 
hin-o/sin-o
what is ? 
ano it/nano
where ? 
ha- in
when ? 
san- o
why ? 
kay ano/kay-nano
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