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Some commonly understood Arberesh phrases use either Italian or Sicilian words; these have been shown in quotes below to avoid confusion.
; Hello. :
; Welcome! : mirë se na jerdhe
; How are you? : si rri? (informal), si ë zotrote (strote)? (formal)
; Very well : shumë mirë
; And you? : e ti? (informal), e zotrote (strote)? (formal)
; What is your name? :
; Nice to meet you. : Gëzonem të të njoh (informal), Gëzonem të i njoh (formal)
; How old are you? :
; Please. : pi favuri (Arberesh people use the Sicilian form)
; Thank you. :
; Welcome (welcoming someone). : eja, eja këtu (pronounced "eja htu")
; If God wills (or used as 'hopefully') : na do madh'in'zot
; I don't speak Arberesh [well]. : ngë flas [mirë] t'arbërisht
; Do you speak English? : E flet nglizë?
; Is there someone here who speaks English? :
; For sure/Of course! : çertu! (sicilian is used here)
; Good morning. : Mirë menatë
; Good evening. : Mirë mbrëma
; Good night. : Natën e mirë
; I don't know. :
; You : ti (informal), zotrote (pronounced "strote") (informal)
; I understand :
; Sweetheart : zëmbra
; You're the prettiest of them all :
; Stop it: Basta!
; Don't speak to me! : Mos më flit!
; I'll call the police. :
; I got lost/I'm lost : U zborëm
; I lost my bag. :
; 20 : njëzet
For the numbers between 20 and 100 the Arberesh people use the Sicilian or Italian words
; 100 : qind
; What time is it? :
; one o'clock AM : ora isht një
; two o'clock AM : di menatnet
====Bus and train====
; How much is a ticket to _____? :
; When does the bus for leave? : Kur ka vete autobusi?
; When will this bus arrive in Belmonte? : Kur arrëhet Mixanji?
; Where are you going? :
; How do I get to _____ ? :
; ...the airport? : ...aerejportu?
; ...Piana? : ...Hora?
; ...the hotel? : ...albergu?
; Can you show me on the map? :
; street : dhromi or strata
; Turn left. : jec tek e shtrëmbra
; Do you accept Credit Cards? :
; That's cheap! : ë mëre!
; Expensive! : shtrejtë!
; A table for one person/two people, please. :
; Is there a house specialty? : Isht një speçialitet e shpisë?
; I'm a vegetarian. :
; breakfast : collazione (Italian)
; lunch : pranzo (Italian)
; I want _____. :
; chicken : pule
; meat : mishë
; beans : fasolla
; prosciuto : hjiramer
; May I have a glass of _____? :
; coffee : kafeu
; tea : te
; Do you serve alcohol? :
; A pint, please. : A pint, please. (''...'')
; A bottle, please. : anniné please
; One more, please. :
; I haven't done anything. :
===Asking about language===
; How do you say _____ ? :