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.
|Hello (General greeting)||Puiznu|
|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 night||Voscha buik|
|Good luck!||Voscha mesch|
|Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
|Have a nice day||Ruim os hydda zarra|
|Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
|Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
|I don't understand|
|Please speak more slowly|
|Please say that again|
|Please write it down|
|Do you speak Jenesch?|
|Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
|How do you say ... in Jenesch?|
|Excuse me||Drav kop|
|How much is this?||Kui nen ez tun?|
|Reply to thank you|
|Where's the toilet / bathroom?||Zeekun ez tuy tuulet?|
|This gentleman will pay for everything|
|This lady will pay for everything|
|Would you like to dance with me?||Bettu vrak kuvmada?|
|I love you||Ketta jaan bettu|
|Get well soon||Tez cuira|
|Leave me alone!|
|Call the police!|
|One language is never enough|
|My hovercraft is full of eels|
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