A collection of useful phrases in Aromanian, a Romance language spoken mainly in parts of Eastern Europe, particularly Greece and Albania.
Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person).
|Welcome||Ghini vinit! (pl)
Ghini vinishi! (sg)
|Hello (General greeting)||Bunâ dzuâ|
|Hello (on phone)|
|How are you?||Cum hits? (frm)
Cum eshci? (inf)
Cum eshti? (inf)
|Reply to 'How are you?'|
|Long time no see|
|What's your name?||Cum ti chljamã? (inf)|
|My name is ...|
|Where are you from?|
|I'm from ...|
|Pleased to meet you|
|S-nã videm cu ghine!
Ghini s'ni videm
S'nâ avdzâm ghiniatsa
|Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
|Have a nice day|
|Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
|Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
|I don't understand||Nu acãchisescu|
|I don't know|
|Please speak more slowly||Vã plãcãrsescu zburãts niheamã ma peanarga (frm)
Vã plãcãrsescu trãdzets-li zboarãli niheamã (inf)
|Please say that again|
|Please write it down|
|Do you speak English?||Zburats anglicheashce?
|Do you speak Aromanian?|
|Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
|Speak to me in Aromanian|
|How do you say ... in Aromanian?|
|Excuse me||Ãnj-easte jale|
|How much is this?|
|Sorry||Ãnj yini râu|
|Reply to thank you|
|Where's the toilet / bathroom?||Lju easte toaletlu?
Lju esti tualetu?
|This gentleman will pay for everything|
|This lady will pay for everything|
|Would you like to dance with me?|
|I miss you|
|I love you||Ti voi|
|Get well soon|
|Leave me alone!|
|Call the police!|
|Christmas greetings||Cărciun hărios|
|New Year greetings||Ti mulță-anji Anlu Nàù!|
|Easter greetings||Hristolu s-aflà!
(Christ has risen!)
Dealihea cà s-afla!
(He has risen indeed!) - reply
|Birthday greetings||Ti multsã-anji!
Uràri cu-ucazea-a dzuùãljei di-aflari
|One language is never enough|
|My hovercraft is full of eels||Pãmporea-a mea-i ãmplinã di uhelji|
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Other collections of Aromanian phrases
Aragonese, Aromanian, Asturian, Catalan, Corsican, Extremaduran, French, Friulian, Galician, Gascon, Italian, Jèrriais, Ladino, Latin, Occitan, Monégasque, Portuguese (Brazlian), Portuguese (European), Romanian, Romansh, Sardinian, Sicilian, Spanish, Venetian, Walloon
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