To hear each phrase, simply click the linked phrase in each box. *Audio files are in .wav or .mp3 format.

 

AFRIKAANS

 

COUNTRY/IES SPOKEN IN: South Arica, former Dutch colonies of Africa
BASIC PHRASES AND GREETINGS:
COLORS:  
 Hello /Greetings Hallo  

Good Morning/Day

Goeiemore

Good Evening

Goeienaand

Good Night

Goeienag

Good Bye

 

Totsiens
How are you? Hoe gaan dit met jou?  

I am...

good

bad

tired

Ek is...

goed

 

 

 

Please

 

Assebelief

Thanks

Thank you

 

Dankie

 

You're welcome Jy's welkom
Yes Ja
No Nee
Maybe  

NUMBERS-

Getalle

 

Do you speak English?

 

Praat jy Engels? 0-Nul

Can you help me?

 

Kan jy my help?

 

1-Een
I don't understand Ek verstaan nie. 2-Twee
I do understand. Ek verstaan heeltemal. 3-Drie
Excuse me, I am lost Verskoon my, ek is verdwaal. 4-Vier

Where is/are ...

Waar is die... 5-Vyf

the toilet?

badkamer

6-Ses

the bank? ATM?

bank, OTM-masjien

7-Sewe

the hotel?

hotel

8-Agt

the train station?

 

9-Nege

the airport?

 

10-Tien

the pay phone?

 

20-Twintig

the restaurant?

restourante

30-Dertig  
the internet cafe?

 

40-Veertig  

Left

Right

Straight ahead

Links

Regs

Reguit vorentoe

50-Vyftig  

Can you repeat more slowly?

Kan jy stadiger praat?

60-Sestig  

How much does that cost?

 

Wat is die tarief (rate) ? 70-Sewentig  

What is your name?

What do you call yourself?

Wat is jou naam? 80-Tagtig  

My name is ....

(I call myself)

My naam is "Michael"?

 

90-Negentig  
Nice to meet you Ek is bly om jou te ontmoet. 100-Eenhonderd  

Where are you from?

 

   

I am from...

 

     

How old are you?

 

     

What time is it?

 

Hoe laat is dit?