Useful Luxembourgish phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Luxembourgish, a Germanic language spoken in Luxembourg.

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English Lëtzebuergesch (Luxembourgish)
Welcome Wëllkomm
Hello (General greeting) Moien
How are you? Wéi geet et?
Geet et?
Reply to 'How are you?' Gutt
What's your name? Wéi heeschs du?
My name is ... Ech heeschen ...
Where are you from? Vun wou kennst de? (inf)
Vun wou kommt der? (frm)
I'm from ... Ech si vun ...
Ech komme vun...
Pleased to meet you Et freet mëch, lech kennen ze léieren
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Gudde Moien
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Gudde Mëtteg
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Gudden Owend
Good night Gutt Nuecht
(Parting phrases)
Good luck! Vill Gléck!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day Schéinen Dag nach
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Gudden Appetit!
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Gutt Rees
Do you understand? Verstitt dir? (frm)
Verstees du? (inf)
I understand Ech verstinn
I don't understand Ech verstinn net
Please speak more slowly Schwätzt wann ech glift méi lues
Please write it down Schreift et wann ech glift op
Do you speak Luxembourgish? Schwätzt du Lëtzebuergesch?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Jo, e bëssen
How do you say ... in Luxembourgish? Wéi seet een ... op Lëtzebuergesch?
Excuse me Entschëllegt? Pardon
How much is this? Wéivill kascht dat?
Sorry Pardon
Please Wann ech glift
Thank you Merci
Villmols merci
Reply to thank you 't ass gär geschitt
't ass näischt
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Wou ass d'Toilette?
This gentleman will pay for everything Dësen Här bezillt alles
This lady will pay for everything Dës Dame bezillt alles
Would you like to dance with me? Wëlls de mat mir danzen?
I love you Ech hunn dech gär
Ech si frou mat dir
Get well soon Gutt Besserung
Leave me alone! Loss mech mat Rou!
Help! Hëllef!
Fire! Feier!
Stop! Stop!
Bleif stoen!
Call the police! Rufft d'Police!
Christmas greetings E schéine Chrëschtdag
Schéi Feierdeeg
Schéi Chrëschtdeeg
New Year greetings E glécklecht neit Joer
E gudde Rutsch an d'neit Joer
Easter greetings Schéin Ouschteren
Birthday greetings Vill Gléck fir däi Gebuertsdag! (inf)
Vill Gléck fir äre Gebuertsdag! (frm)
Congratulations! Gratulatioun!
One language is never enough Eng Sprooch ass ni genuch
Eng Sprooch geet ni duer
My hovercraft is full of eels Mäi Loftkësseboot ass voller Éilen
Mäin Hovercraft ass voller Éilen

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