Useful phrases in Asturian

A collection of useful phrases in Asturian, a Romance language spoken in Asturias in the north of Spain.

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Key to abbreviations: sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person), m = said by males, f = said by females.

English Asturianu (Asturian)
Welcome Bienveníu
Hello (General greeting) Hola
Bonos díes
How are you? ¿Cómo tas? (sg)
¿Cómo táis? (pl)
Reply to 'How are you?' Bien, gracies
Long time no see Va munchu tiempu que nun mos veíemos
What's your name? ¿Cómo te llames?
My name is ... Llámome ...
Where are you from? ¿De dónde yes?
I'm from ... Soi de ...
Pleased to meet you Encantáu de conocete (m)
Encantada de conocete (f)
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Bonos díes
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Bones tardes
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Bona nueche
Good night Bona nueche
Bones nueches
(Parting phrases)
Hasta dempués
Hasta llueu
Ta llueu
Dica llueu
Ta mañana
Ta pronto
Ta la prósima
Good luck! Bona suerte
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Bon viaxe
I understand Entiendo
I don't understand Nun entiendo
No Non
I don't know Nun sé
Nun lo sé
Please speak more slowly ¿Podría falar más despacio?
Please say that again ¿Pue repetir?
Please write it down Escríbalo, por favor
Do you speak English? ¿Fala inglés?
Do you speak Asturian? ¿Fala asturianu?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Sí, un pocu
Speak to me in Asturian Usté puede falar conmigo n'asturianu
How do you say ... in Asturian? ¿Cómo se diz ... n'asturianu?
Excuse me Perdón
How much is this? ¿Cuánto cuesta?
¿Cuánto ye?
Sorry Perdón
Please Por favor
Thank you Gracies
Munches gracies
Reply to thank you De nada
Where's the toilet / bathroom? ¿Ú ta'l bañu?
This gentleman will pay for everything Esti señor va pagar por too
Esti paisanu va pagar por too
This lady will pay for everything Esta señora va pagar por too
Esta paisana va pagar por too
Would you like to dance with me? ¿Quies baillar comigo?
I miss you Échote de menos
I love you Quiérote
Get well soon Ameyórate pronto
Ameyórate aína
Go away! ¡Vete!
Leave me alone! ¡Déxame en paz!
Help! ¡Ayuda!
Fire! ¡Fueu!
Stop! ¡Para!
Call the police! ¡Llama a la policía!
Christmas greetings Bon Nadal
New Year greetings Feliz Añu Nuevu
Bayurosu añu ñuevu
Easter greetings Felices pascues
Birthday greetings Feliz cumpleaños
One language is never enough Una llingua enxamás nun ye suficiente
My hovercraft is full of eels El mio aerodeslizador ta enllenu d'anguiles


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