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==Numbers==
 
==Numbers==
 
½ - ela-yahma
 
 
0 - ziroy
 
 
1 - mioo-jaah ( or "oojaa" )
 
 
2 - mab-balah bibirah
 
 
3 - truguh berah
 
 
4 - kirkoouh berah
 
 
5 - taan-noh maganoh
 
 
6 - seksuh zekoh
 
 
7 - sikh-weenah zakoh
 
 
8 - oo-kuth zakoh
 
 
9 - no-kath zakoh
 
 
10 - mirona ( or "rona" )
 
 
11 - mirongah'moo-jaahyo
 
 
15 - mirongah'taan-nohumaganohyo
 
 
20 - mirongo mabbalu bibiru
 
 
22 - mirongo mabbalu bibirgah'mab-balah bibirahyo
 
 
30 - mirongo truguu berau
 
 
40 - mirongo kirkou berau
 
 
50 - mirongo taannou maganu
 
 
60 - mirongo seksu zeku
 
 
70 - mirongo sikweinu zeku
 
 
80 - mirongo ooku zeku
 
 
90 - mirongo nokatu zeku
 
 
100 - miyana ( or "yana" )
 
 
200 - miyango nebbalu pebiru
 
 
300 - miyango dguu bru
 
 
400 - miyango ghiu bru
 
 
500 - miyango dennu bitanu
 
 
600 - miyango zau sau
 
 
700 - miyango zekweyo sau
 
 
800 - miyango you sau
 
 
900 - miyango moku sau
 
 
1000 - migighumba ( or "gighumba" )
 
 
2000 - migighumbgo boppalu bobbiru
 
 
3000 - migighumbgo ttu ppu
 
 
4000 - migighumbgo jju ppu
 
 
5000 - migighumbgo tatau pathanu
 
 
6000 - migighumbgo suu soo
 
 
7000 - migighumbgo sewweeo soo
 
 
8000 - migighumbugo woo soo
 
 
9000 - migighumbugo nuo soo
 
 
10000 - miookhjaah-mikhara ( or "oojaa khara" )
 
 
20000 - mikhago puuaplu pibiru
 
 
30000 - mikhago dudo bubu
 
 
40000 - mikhago gogu bubu
 
 
50000 - mikhago dahhoau beethanu
 
 
60000 - mikhago sok zuu
 
 
70000 - mikhago ksawwaayo zuu
 
 
80000 - mikhago vuu zuu
 
 
90000 - mikhago nou zuu
 
 
100000 - miookhjaah-miseeba ( or "oojaa seeba" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "rona" phase )
 
 
1000000 - miookhjaah-miliyounuya ( or "oojaa liyounuya" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "yana" phase )
 
 
10000000 - miookhjaah-mirongolina ( or "oojaa rongolina" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "gighumba" phase )
 
 
100000000 - miookhjaah-miyangolina ( or "oojaa yangolina" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "oojaa khara" phase )
 
 
1000000000 - milouyarda ( or "louyarda" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "rona" phase )
 
 
10000000000 - miroun-miloyordoha ( or "roun-loyordoha" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "yana" phase )
 
 
100000000000 - miyan-milurdekha ( or "yan-lurdekha" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "gighumba" phase )
 
 
1000000000000 - mitirilana ( or "tirilana" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "oojaa khara" phase )
 
 
1000000000000000 - mikatruhana ( or "katruhana" )
 
 
( After the pass on the "gighumba" phase )
 
  
 
===Time===
 
===Time===

Revision as of 22:07, 14 June 2019

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 yibeogo!
Good day! 
Ne y windiga!
Good evening! 
Ne y zabré!
How is your morning/day/evening? 
Yibeogo/windiga/zabré kibaré?
your family? 
Y zak ramba?
Hows your work going? 
Y tuumda kibaré?
Peace/Health only!, ie, Great! 
Laafi bala!
Hows it going? (informal
Manna wanna?
No problems. (informal
Yelé kae ye.
Yaa soma bii? (informal
Its good? (ie you/things)
Yaa soma. (informal
Its good.
How are you? 
Laafi beme ? ( )
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. 
. (Y gafare)
Thank you. 
. (Y barka)
You're welcome. 
. (Pa sek ye/ Ka sek ye)
Yes. 
. (Ngye )
No. 
. (Ayo )
Excuse me. (getting attention
Y gafare . ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
Y gafare. ( )
I'm sorry. 
Y gafare ( )
Goodbye 
Wend na kon-d nindaare( )
Goodbye (informal
Nindaare ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Maam ka gomda _______ [soma] ye. ( [ ])
Do you speak French? 
Yamb goamda farende bii? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Anda gomda gilimdi a ka? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( song y mam!)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
Ne y yibeogo. ( )
Good evening. 
ne y zabre. ( )
Good night. 
Ne y yungo. ( )
Good night (to sleep
Wend na ganege laafi . ( )
I don't understand. 
. (Mam ka wumd ye)
Where is the toilet? 
twalet be ye? ( ?)
What do you want? 
Yamb data boe?
I am trying to learn Moore
Mam zam s'dah Moore.
I speak Moore
Um gomda Moore.

Problems

Number and system

System: %30 Swahili and %30 Kinyarwanda-Kirundi, %40 Other

Numbers

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Monday Tene Tuesday Talato Wednesday Arba Thursday Lamusa Friday Arzuma Saturday (Samedi) Sunday Hatto

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

... bé yé?: Where is ...? Rood wooko bé yé?: Where is the grand marché Twaleti bé yé?: Where is the bathroom?

Taxi

Lodging

Money

money
ligidi
I have no money
Ligidi kahbeh
How much (does it cost)?
Ya wana?
5
yembre
10
yiibo
15
taabo
20
naasé
25
nu
50
piiga
75
piig la nu (Pi la nu)
100
pissi
125
pissi la nu
150
pissi tah
175
pissi tah la nu
200
pissi narsé
250
pissi nu
500
quabaga
1000
quabassi
1500
quabassi tah
2000
quabassi naasé
2500
quabassi nu

Eating

Beans

   Benga

Onion

   Gabba

Tomato

   Tomati

Plantain

   Alloco

Peanut

   Tege

Peanut butter

   Tegedege

Peanut butter sauce

   Tegedegena

Water

   Koom (pronounced Kohm)

Flour

   Zoom(pronounced Zohm)

Coffee

   Café

Tea

I'd like some water

   M data koom

Is there coffee?

   Café bé bi?

Is the water hot?

   Kooma yueng ame bi?

The water is hot

   Kooma yueng ame

The water is being heated

   Kooma yuengd ame

The food is ready

   Repas beemi

Bars

Shopping

How much?

   Wanawana

Where is the market?

  Raaga bé yé?

I'm going to the market, do you want anything?

   M loogda raaga, fo data buma bi?

I don't want...

   M ka dat ... ye

I don't want anything

   M ka dat bum ye

I want...

   M data (or Mam data)

Little

   Cheetika

Big

   Wooko

Driving

Authority

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