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Useful phrases in Interlingua

A collection of useful phrases in Interlingua, an international auxiliary language developed by the International Auxiliary Language Association.

You can see them in many other languages by clicking on the English versions.

English Interlingua
Welcome Benvenite!
Hello Bon die! Salute! (on meeting)
Holla! (to call attention)
Vide! (to express surprise)
Hallo! (on the phone)
How are you?
I'm fine, thanks. And you?
Como sta vos?
Multo ben, gratias. E vos?
Long time no see Quante tempore!
What's your name?
My name is ...
Qual es vostre nomine?
Mi nomine es ...
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
De ubi veni?
Io veni de ...
Pleased to meet you Contente de facer vostre cognoscentia!
Il es un placer facer vostre cognoscentia!
Good morning Bon matino!
Good afternoon Bon die!
Good evening Bon vespere!
Good night Bon nocte!
Goodbye Adeo! A revider!
Good luck Bon fortuna! Bon sorte!
Cheers/Good health! A vostre sanitate! A vostre salute! Bon sanitate!
Have a nice day Ha un bon die!
Bon appetit Bon appetito!
Bon voyage Bon viage!
I don't understand Io non comprende
Please speak more slowly Parla plus lentemente, per favor
Please say that again Dice que de novo, per favor
Please write it down Registrar per scripto, per favor
Do you speak Interlingua?
Yes, a little
Parla nos interlingua?
Si, un pauc
How do you say ... in Interlingua? Come se dice ... in interlingua
Excuse me Pardona me
How much is this? Qunto costa isto?
Sorry Pardono!
Please Per favor
Thank you
Gratias / Multe gratias
Il es nihil
Where's the toilet? Ubi es le w.c.? Ubi es le lavatorio?
This gentleman/lady
will pay for everything
Iste gentilhomine vole pager toto
Iste seniora vole pagar toto
Would you like to
dance with me?
Amarea nos dansar con me?
I love you Te ama
Get well soon Recupera presto!
Leave me alone! Lassin pace!
Call the police! Telephona le policia!
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
Felice natal e eon anno nove
Happy Easter Felice pascha
Happy Birthday Felice anniversario
One language
is never enough
Un lingua es nunquam bastante
My hovercraft
is full of eels

Why this phrase?
Mi aeroglissator es plen de anguillas

Interlingua phrases provided by Joey Cheng, with recordings by Jan Jurčík

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.

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