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     MAORI

 

English

Māori

 

 

Welcome

Haere mai / Nau mai

Hello

Kia ora, Kia ora rā kōrua (dl)

Hello

Kia ora koutou (pl)

Hello

Tēnā koe (sg/frm)

Hello

Tēnā kōrua (dl/frm)

Hello

 Tēnā koutou (pl/frm)

How are you?

Kei te pēhea koe?

I'm fine, thanks.

Kei te pai

Long time no see

He roa te wā kua kitea

What's your name?

Ko wai tōu ingoa?

My name is ...

Ko ... ahau

Where are you from?

Nō hea koe?

I'm from ...

Nō ... ahau

Good morning

Kia ora, Ata mārie, Mōrena

Good afternoon/evening

Kia ora

Good night

Pō mārie

Goodbye

E noho rā (said by person leaving)

Goodbye

E haere rā (said by person staying)

Good luck

Kia waimarie

Cheers/Good health!

Mauri ora! Kia ora!

Have a nice day

Kia pai tō rā

I don't understand

Kaore au e mārama / Aroha mai

Please speak more slowly

Tēnā koa*, āta kōrero

Do you speak Māori?

He reo Māori tōu?

Yes, a little

Āe, he iti

Excuse me/Sorry

Aroha mai

How much is this?

He aha te utu?

Sorry

Aroha Mai / Mō Taku Hē

Thank you

Kia ora

I love you

Kei te aroha au ki a koe

Get well soon

Kia piki te ora

Leave me alone!

Haere atu!

Help!

Āwhina!

Fire!

Ahi!

Stop!

Kāti!

Be careful!

Kia Tūpato!

Be quiet!

Turituri!

Merry Christmas

Meri Kirihimete me ngā mihi

and a Happy New Year

o te tau hou ki a koutou katoa

Happy Easter

Ngā mihi o te Aranga

Happy Birthday

Rā Whānau ki a Koe!

 

 

 

 

 

    PALAU

Hello, Look out!

Alii. (a-LEE)

Stop, that's enough!

Merkong! (Murr-GONG)

Don't forget.

Lak mobes! (Lokko-mo-BESS)

Let's go.

Dorael. (do-RILE)

Go away!

Bom cheroid! (Bom-a-ROYD)

Have something to eat!

Bo momengur. (Bo-mo-mung-OOR)

Come in.

Bemtuu. (Bem-TOO)

Come!

Mei. (MAY)

Like that.

Ng uai sei. (WIGH-SAY)

No.

Ng diak. (In-dee-AHK)

Yes.

Choi, O' Oi. (OH-OY)

Thanks.

Sulang. (Soo-LAHNG)

Thank you.

Ke kmal mesaul. (Kuk-MAHL-ma-SAHL)

What happened to you?

Ke K'lsakl? (Ke-K'LSAKL)

What are you doing?

Ke mekerang? )Ke-mugga-RAHNG)

What's the latest?

Ngera chised? (N-RAH-ee-SEDD)

How many?

Ngtelag. (ngtel-AHNG)

What is the price?

Ngtelang a cheral? (ngtela-ah-RAHL)

My name is _____.

A ngklek a ____. (Ahng-KLEEK-a ____)

What is your name?

Ngtecha ngklem? (ngte-AHNG-KLEMM)

I'm fine.

Ak Mesisiich. (Ahk-mess-ee-SEE-uh)

How are you?

Ke ua ngerang? (ka-wanna-RAHNG)

Come again (goodbye).

Mechikung. (may-ee-KOONG)

I am leaving (goodbye).

Ak morolung. (Ahk-more-oh-long)

Where are you going?

Ke mo er ker? (ke-MORE-GARE)

Good evening.

Ungil kebesengei. (ong-EEL-kebba-sung-AY)

Good afternoon.

Ungil chodechosong. (oong-EEL-OTH-o-O-Song)

Good Morning.

Ungil tutau. (oong-EEL-too-TOW)

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     SAMOA

 

 Talofa, Malo

Hello.

O a mai oe?

How are you? /nominal/

Manuia Faafetai

I am fine.

Ou te le o malosi

I am not fine.

O a mai outou?

How are you? /plural/

O loo manuia faafetai

We are fine.

O e maunia?

Are you fine?/nominal/

I oe

Yes.

Leai

No.

I

OK.

O ai lou igoa?

What is your name?

O lou igoa o Tu

My name is Tu.

O ai le igoa o le tama lale?(his)

What is his/her name?

O ai le igoa o le teine lale?(her)

 O le igoa o le tama o Teariki

His name is Teariki.

O le igoa o le teine o Moana

Her name is Moana.

 O fea e te nofo ai?

Where do you live?

 Ou te nofo i Henderson

I live in Henderson.

 O e fiafia?

Are you happy?

 Ua e malamalama?

Do you understand it? /nominal/

 Ua tou malamalama?

Do you understand it? /plural/

 Ua manino?

Is it clear?

O le a le mea lea?

What is this?

 O le fasi pepa

A piece of paper.

 O le peni.

A pen.

O le nofoa

This is a chair.

O le a le mea lale?

What is that?

O le fasi penisina

That is a piece of chalk.

O le faamalamalama

That is a window.

O le faitotoa

That is a door.

Ou te leiloa

I don't know.

Ua galo ia au

I have forgotten.

O a ia mea?

What are these things?

O mea ga o seevae

These are shoes.

O a lae mea?

What are those things?

Fugalaau

Flowers.

O a au mea o fai?

What are you doing?/nominal/

O au mea o fai?(both)the same...

What is he/she doing?

Tatala le faitotoa

Open the door.

Tapuni le faitotoa

Close the door.

O le a lau mea na fai?(both) the same...

What did he/she do?

O a latou mea o fai?

What are they doing?

O le matou te matamata i le famalamalama

We are looking at the window.

O fea le peni?

Where is the pen?

O le peni lale e i ole

The pen is over there.

O le a le tauga o le nofoa i le faaSamoa?

What is " the chair" in Samoan?

 

 

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    Tagalog

 

 

Angol

Tagalog

 

 

Good morning.

Magandang umaga po.

Good noon.

Magandang tanghali po.  

Good afternoon.

Magandang hapon po.  

Good evening

Magandang gabi po.

How are you?

Kumusta po kayo?

 I'm fine.

Mabuti po naman. 

Please, come in.

Tuloy po kayo. 

Thank you.

Salamat po. 

Thank you very much.

Maraming salamat po.  

You are welcome.

Wala pong anuman.  

Yes.

Opo/oho.

No.

Hindi po/ho

I don't know.

Hindi ko po/ho alam. 

What time is it?

Anong oras na po? 

Where are you going?

Saan po kayo papunta? 

Where did you come from?

Saan po kayo galing?

What is your name?

Ano po ang pangalan nila?

I am ______ (name).

Ako po si ______

How old are you?

Ilang taon na po kayo?

I am _______ years old.

Ako po ay _______ gulang na.

Where do you live?

Saan po kayo nakatira? 

Where are you from?

Taga saan po sila? 

Have you eaten yet?

Kumain na po ba sila? 

Happy birthday to you.

Maligayang bati sa iyong kaarawan.

Merry Christmas.

Maligayang Pasko.

Happy New Year.

Manigong bagong taon.

 

 

 

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     Tahiti

 

Angol

Tahiti

 

 

Hello (general greeting)

Ia Orana

How are you?

Maita'i oe?

I am fine.

Maita'i vau.

Thank you.

Mauruuru.

Bye bye.

Nana.

What's new?

Eaha te parau api?

Do you speak English?

Ua ite oe i te parau Marite?

I don't understand.

Aita i papu ia'u.

Please speak slowly.

Faa taere te parau. 

Repeat please.

Tapiti

What's your name?

O vai to oe i'oa?

My name is Chris.

O Chris to'u i'oa.

Where do you live?

Ihea oe e faeia ai?

I live in California.

I California vau e faeia ai.

Where are you from?

Nohea mai oe?

I am from America.

No te Fenua Marite mai vau.

Show me the way to...

Fa'aite mai ia'u ite e'a ...

Let's go!

Haere tatou!

Come here!

Haere mai!

Turn right.

Na te pae atau.

Turn left.

Na te pae aui.

Please take me to ...

Arave ato'a ia'u ...

I want to speak to Chris.

Hina'aro vau e parau ia Chris.

Who is this?

Ovai te ie?

What is the name of this?

Eaha tei'oa ote'ie?

What is the price of this?

Ehia moni te'ie?

What's wrong?

Eaha te tumu?

Look!

A hi'o!

Hurry up!

Ha'a viti viti!

Take it easy!

Haere maru!

To your health!

Manuia!

This is very good.

E mea maita'i roa teie.

Do you want a drink?

Hina'aro oe e inu?

Are you hungry?

Ua poia anei oe?

Yes

E

No

Aita

What?

Eaha?

Why?

No te aha?

I love you.

Ua here vau ia oe.

Merry Christmas.

Ia orana no te noere.

Happy New Year.

Ia orana i te matahiti api.

 

 

Motu

small islet on the reef

Oa oa

happy

Papeete

water basket

Tamaaraa

Tahitian feast

Tamure 

famous hip swinging dance

Fiu

fed-up

Maohi

Tahitian person

Fénua

the country, the land

Tiaré

flower

Vahiné

woman

Tané

man

Ma'a

food

Papé

water

Pia

beer

Tabu

forbidden

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     Hawaii

 

English

Hawaiian

 

 

Welcome/Hello

Aloha

How are you?

Pehea `oe? (sg), Pehea `oukou? (pl)

I'm fine, thanks, and you?

Maika`i, a `o `oe?

What's your name?

`O wai kou inoa?

My name is ...

`O ... ko`u in`a

Where are you from?

No hea mai `oe?

I'm from ...

No ... mai au

Good morning

Aloha kakahiaka

Good afternoon

Aloha `auinalā

Good evening

Aloha ahiahi

Goodbye

A hui hou, Aloha

Good luck

Pomaika`i!

Cheers/Good health!

Okole Maluna!

Bon appetit

E `ai ka-ua

I don't understand

Maopopo ia`u `ole

Please speak more slowly

E `ōlelo mālie

Please write it down

E kākau iho `oe

Do you speak Hawaiian?

`Olelo `oe `Ōlelo Hawai`i?

Yes, a little

`Ae, he li`ili`i

Excuse me/Sorry

E kala mai ia`u!

How much is this?

`Ehia?

Thank you

mahalo, mahalo nui

Where's the toilet?

Aia i hea ka lua?

I love you

Aloha Au Ia `Oe

Happy Birthday

Hau`oli Lā Hānau

Merry Christmas

Mele Kalikimaka me ka Hau`oli Makahiki Hou

and a Happy New Year

 

 

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     Chamorro

 

English

 Chamorro

 

 

Welcome

Bien binidu / Buen binidu

Hello

Håfa ådai / Buenas

How are you?

Håfa tatamanu hao?

I'm fine

Mamaolek ha' yo' / Todu maolek

Long time no see

Åpmam tiempo ti hu li'e hao

What's your name?

Håyi nå'ån-mu?

My name is ...

Nå'ån-hu si...

Where are you from?

Taotao månu hao?

I'm from ...

Taotao ... yo'

Pleased to meet you

Magof yo' sa' umali'e' hit

Good morning

Buenas dias / Buenas dihas

Good afternoon

Buenas tåtdes

Good evening

Buenas noches

Goodbye

Ådios Esta / Åsta (inf)

Good luck

Buena suette

Cheers/Good health!

Biba!

Have a nice day

Puedi ha' todu maolek

Bon appetit

Ta fañocho (let's eat)

Bon voyage

Buen biåhe

I don't understand

Ti hu komprende

Please speak more slowly

Pot fabot kuentos ladespasio

Please write it down

Pot fabot tuge' fan påpa'

Do you speak Chamorro?

Kao siña hao fumino'Chamoru?

Yes, a little

Hunggan, didide' ha' / Ha'a, didide' ha'

How do you say ... in Chamorro?

Håfataimanu un sångan... gi fino'Chamoru?

Excuse me/Sorry

Dispensa yo'

How much is this?

Kuånto båli-ña este?

Thank you

Si Yu'us Må'åse'

Where's the toilet?

Månu na gaige i kemmon?

Would you like to dance with me?

Kao malago' hao bumaila yan guåhu?

I love you

Hu guiaya hao

Help!

Ayuda!

Fire!

Guafe!

Stop!

Båsta! Påra! Na'påra!

Happy Easter

Felis Påsgua

Happy Birthday

Felis Kumpliåños / Biba Kumpliåños

Merry Christmas

Felis Nåbidåt yan Magof na Åñu Nuebu

and a Happy New Year

Felis Påsgua yan Magof na Åñu Nuebu

 

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      TONGA

 

 

 

Angol

Tonga

 

 

Boy

Tamasi'i

Man

Tangata

Baby

Pepe

Father

Tamai

Sister

Tuofefine

Grandfather

Kui tangata

Uncle

Fa'e tangata (Mom's Brother)

King

Tu'i

Prince

Pilinisi

School

'Api ako

Principle

Pule ako

School Uniform

Teunga Ako

Pastor/Minister

Faifekau

Hymn

Himi

House

Fale

Table

tepile

Rest Room

Fale malolo

Doctor

Toketa

Need Help

Fiema'u e Tokoni

Later

'a nai ange

Girl

Ta'ahine

Woman

Fefine

Family

Famili

Mother

Fa'e

Brother

Tuonga'ane

Grandmother

Kui fefine

Relatives

kainga

Queen

Kuini

Princess

Pilinisesi

Teacher

Faiako

Class Room

Loki ako

Church

Siasi

Bible

Tohi Tapu

Anthem

'Anitema

Kitchen

Peito

Bed Room

Loki mohe

Hospital

Falemahaki

Nurse

Neesi

Now

Taimi ni

Bank

Pangike

Money

Pa'anga

Market

Maketi

Hotel

Hotele

Beach

Matatahi

Post Office

Positi 'Ofisi

Store

Falekoloa

Taxi

Tekisi

Motel

Motele

Restaurant

Falekai

Bookstore

Fale tohi

 

 

Greetings

Malo e Lelei

Good Morning

Malo tau ma'u e pongipongi ni.

 Good Afternoon

Malo tau ma'u e ho'ata ni.

 Good Evening

Malo tau ma'u e efiafi ni.

 Good Nigh

Po'uli a or Mohe a

Good bye

Nofo a or 'Alu a

 Where?

Ko fe?

 What?

Ko e ha?

 What is your name?

Ko hai ho hingoa?

 Where do you come from?

Ko ho'o ha'u mei fe?

How old are you?

Ko ho ta'u fiha eni?

 Have you been here before?

Na'ake 'i heni kimu'a.

 This is my first time here.

Ko hoku fuofua taimi 'eni heni.

 Visit

'A'ahi

What is the time?

Koe fiha 'eni

 Follow me

Mui mui mai 'ia au

Come

Ha'u

 Come here

Ha'u ki heni

 Stay here

Nofo heni

 Sit down

Nofo ki lalo

 Stand up

Tu'u ki 'olunga

 Can you sing?

Teke lava 'o hiva?

 You sleep here tonight?

Teke mohe heni he poo ni?

 I love you

'Oku ou 'ofa 'ia koe

You are so beautiful

'Oku ke fu'u faka'ofo'ofa 'aupito

Do you work ?

'Oku ke ngaue?

 

 

 

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    COOK MAORI (RAROTONGAN)

 

    

Hi. Hello.

Kia orana. Kia orana korua.

 
 
 

How are you? /nominal/

Pe'ea koe?

 

I am fine.

E meitaki au.

 

I am not fine.

Kare au e  meitaki  ana.

 

How are you? /plural/

Pe'ea kōtou?

 

We are fine.

E meitaki matou.

 

Are you fine? /nominal/

E meitaki koe?

 

Yes.

Āe.

 

No.

Karē.

 

OK.

Meitaki.

 

What is your name?

Ko'ai tō'ou ingoa?

 

My name is ... .

Ko .... tōku ingoa.

 

What is his/her name?

Ko'ai tōna ingoa?

 

His name is Teariki.

Ko Teariki tōna ingoa.

 

Her name is Moana.

Ko Moana tōna ingoa.

 

Where do you live?

E no'o ana koe ki 'ea?

 

I live in ..... .

E no'o ana au ki ......  .

 

Are you happy?

E mataora koe?

 

Do you understand it? /N/

Ka inangaro kaikai koe?

 

Do you understand it? /P/

Te mārama nei koe i teia?

 

Is it clear?

Kua takataka?

 

What is this?

E a'a teia?

 

A pen.

E pēni.

 

I don't know.

Karē au i kite.

 

I have forgotten.

Kua ngaropoina iāku.

 

What are those things?

E a'a tērā au apinga?

 

Flowers.

E au tiare.

 

Please say it again.

E tuatua 'aka'ou koe 'inē.

 

Please speak more slowly.

E tuatua mārie koe´inē.

 

What are you going to do?

Ka 'aere koe ka a'a? 

 

Don´t speak fast.

'Auraka koe e tuatua viviki.

 

Don´t work.

'Auraka koe e 'anga'anga.

 

Don´t speak loudly.

'Auraka koe e tuatua ma'ata.

 

What day is it today?

E a'a teia ra?

 

It's Tuesday.

E Ru'irua.

 

It's Friday.

E Varaire.

 

I´d like an orange.

Ka inangaro 'anani au.

 

Yes, I like it.

Ae, e reka ana au.

 

What is your job?

E a'a ta'au anga'anga?

 

I am a teacher.

E pu'api'i au.

 

Be careful!

Kia matakite!

 

Be quick!    

Kia vave mail

 

Good luck!

Kia manuia!

 

What is your job?

E a'a ta'au anga'anga?

 

I am a teacher.

E pu'api'i au.

 

Do you understand it?

Te marama nei koe?

 

I don´t understand .

Kare au e marama ana.

 

Goodbye.

'Aere ra.

 

Goodbye.

E no'o ra.

 

 

 

 

 

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     INDONESIAN

 

 

 

 

Welcome

Selamat datang

Hello

Selamat siang

How are you?

Apa kabar? (What news?)

I'm fine, thanks. And you?

Baik-baik saja, terima kasih. Bagaimana dengan Anda?

Long time no see

Lama tidak berjumpa

What's your name?

Siapa nama anda?

My name is ...

Nama saya ...

Where are you from?

Anda berasal dari mana?

I'm from ...

Saya dari ...

Pleased to meet you

Senang bertemu dengan Anda

Good morning

Selamat pagi

Good afternoon

Selamat siang

Good evening

Selamat sore

Good night

Selamat malam

Goodbye

Selamat tinggal (you're leaving)

Goodbye

Selamat jalan (you're staying)

Goodbye

Sampai jumpa lagi

Good luck

Semoga Beruntung!

Cheers/Good health!

Pro! Tos!

Have a nice day

Semoga hari anda menyenangkan

Bon appetit

Selamat makan

I don't understand

Saya tidak mengerti

Please speak more slowly

Tolong bicara pelan sedikit

Please write it down

Tolong tuliskan

Do you speak Indonesian?

Kamu bisa bicara bahasa indonesia?

Yes, a little

Ya, sedikit

Excuse me

Maafkan saya

How much is this?

Berapa harganya?

Sorry

Maaf

Thank you

Terima kasih / Terima kasih banyak

Where's the toilet?

Di manakah kamar kecil?

I love you

Cinta kamu / Saya mencintaimu

Get well soon

Semoga lekas sembuh

How do you say ... in Indonesian?

Bagaimana cara mengatakan ... dalam bahasa Indonesia?

Leave me alone!

Biarkan saya sendiri!

Help!

Tolong!

Fire!

Kebakaran!

Stop!

Berhenti!

Call the police!

Panggil polisi!

Merry Christmas

Selamat Hari Natal dan Tahun Baru

and a Happy New Year

 

Happy Easter

Selamat Paskah

Happy Birthday

Selamat ulang tahun

 

 

 

 

  Bahasa melayu (Malay)

  

   
   
Welcome Selamat datang
Hello Selamat pagi (good morning)
Hello Selamat petang (good afternoon)
Hello Selamat malam (good night)
How are you? Apa khabar?(What news?)
I'm fine, thanks. And you? Khabar baik, terima kasih. Awak pula bagaimana?
Long time no see Sudah lama tidak berjumpa
What's your name? Siapa nama anda?
My name is ... Nama saya ...
Where are you from? Dari mana asal saudara? (frm)
I'm from ... Saya dari ...
Pleased to meet you Selamat berkenalan
Good morning Selamat pagi
Good afternoon Selamat tenga hari(12-2pm)
Good evening Selamat petang (2-7pm)
Good night Selamat malam(after 7pm)
Goodbye Selamat tinggal (you're leaving)
Goodbye Selamat jalan (you're staying)
Goodbye Sampai jumpa lagi
Good luck Selamat Maju Jaya! (go forward and victory)
Good health! Sihat selalu!
Have a nice day Semoga hari anda baik sahaja
Bon appetit Selamat menjamu selera!
I don't understand Saya tidak faham
Please speak more slowly Boleh cakap perlahan sedikit? Sila ulang
Please say that again Tolong ulang sekali lagi / Tolong ulang semula
Please write this/that down Tolong tuliskan perkataan itu (this)
Please write this/that down Tolong tuliskan perkataan ini(that)
Do you speak Malay? Bolehkah anda bercakap bahasa Malaysia?
Yes, a little Boleh, sedikit
Leave me alone! Pergi dari sini!
Excuse me Tumpang lalu (to pass by) Maafkan saya
How much is this? Berapa harganya ini?
Sorry Ma'af
Thank you Terima kasih
Response Sama-sama
Would you like to dance with me? Mahukah saudari menari dengan saya?(f)
Would you like to dance with me? Mahukah saudara menari dengan saya? (m)
I love you Saya sayang kamu / Aku cintakan kau
Get well soon Semoga cepat sembuh (May you heal quicker)
Help! Tolong!
Fire! Api! Kebakaran!
Stop! Berhenti!
Merry Christmas Selamat Hari Natal (Christmas)
and Happy New Year Selamat Tahun Baru (New Year)
Happy Birthday Selamat hari jadi/ Selamat hari lahir
   
   

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       Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

 

   

‘umu -    underground oven

 

vai -    water

 

te -    the

 

tokerau -    wind

 

roa -    long    

 

tangata -     man; to be human.  

 

pito -    navel

 

nene -     sweet, delicious.  

 

moana -     ocean or blue

 

motu -     island

 

matato‘a -     warrior, tribal chief;

 

mauku -     grass

 

maunga -     mountain/hill 

 

ika -     fish

 

iorana -    greeting, used like hello and goodbye.  

 

"Iorana tatou" -     hello/goodbye everyone.  

 

kai -    to eat

 

hanga -    bay 

 

hare - house

 

hare mauku - grass house

 

hiku -     tail

 

You're welcome - O te aha no

What is your name? - Ko ai tou ingoa?

To your health! - Manuia (paka-paka)!

Thank you - Maururu

Please - Ana hanga koe

How are you ? (singular) - Pehe koe?

How are you ? (plural) - Pehe korua?

 


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