South Africa – Useful Phrases

USEFUL PHRASES

ENGLISH                               AFRIKAANS                                                
Good morning                    Goeie môre                    
Good afternoon                  Goeie middag                 
Good evening                     Goeie naand                          
Goodbye                               Totsiens                          
Thank you                             Dankie                              
Yes                                          Ja  
My name is…                     My naam is…
Where is the…                   Waar is die…?
nearest telephone?          naaste telefoon?
Where is…  ?                     Waar is… ?   
 
XHOSA PHRASES – One of the local languages

Hello – Molo
Hello (two people or more) – Molweni
How are you? – Uphila njani?
I am well Thank you! – Ndiphilile enkosi
Sorry – uxolo
Please – nceda
I don’t understand – andiqondi
I don’t know – andazi
I come from. – Ndivela
Do you speak English? – uyakwazi ukuthetha isiNgesi?
Yes – Ewe (eh-weh)
No – Hayi