A collection of useful phrases in Jenesch, a language containing vocabulary from Romani, Yiddish, Rotwelsch, and various German dialects. The language is also known as Jenisch, Yenish or Yeniche.
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|How are you?||Kui putna bettu?|
|Reply to 'How are you?'|
|Long time no see||Tun vor promma|
|What's your name?||Kui loz vut bettu?|
|My name is ...|
|Where are you from?||Zeekun ez bettu sem?|
|I'm from ...|
|Pleased to meet you||Kontulla naludu bettu|
|Good luck||Voscha mesch|
(Toasts used when drinking)
|Have a nice day||Ruim os hydda zarra|
|Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
|Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
|Excuse me||Drav kop|
|How much is this?||Kui nen ez tun?|
|Where's the toilet?||Zeekun ez tuy tuulet?|
|Would you like to dance with me?||Bettu vrak kuvmada?|
|I love you||Ketta jaan bettu|
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