A collection of useful phrases in the Campidanese dialect of Sardinian (sardu campidanesu), which is spoken in southern Sardinia.
See these phrases in any combination of two languages in the Phrase Finder. If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.
Key to abbreviations: sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person)
|Welcome||Bèni benìu (sg)
Bèni benìus (pl)
|Hello (General greeting)||Saludi|
|Hello (on phone)|
|How are you?||Cumènti stàis?|
|Reply to 'How are you?'||Stèu bèni, grazie. e tùi?|
|Long time no see|
|What's your name?||Cumènti ti tzèrrias?|
|My name is ...||Mi tzèrriu ...|
|Where are you from?||De aùndi bènis?|
|I'm from ...||Bèngu de ...|
|Where do you live?||Aùndi bìvis?|
|I live in ...||Bìvu in ...|
|How old are you?||Càntu ànnus tènis?|
|Pleased to meet you|
|Good night||Bòna nòtti|
|A si bìri|
|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 know|
|Do you understand?|
|I don't understand|
|Please speak more slowly|
|Please say that again|
|Please write it down|
|Do you speak English?|
|Do you speak Campidanese Sardinian?|
|Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
|Do you speak a language
other than Campidanese Sardinian?
|Speak to me in Campidanese Sardinian|
|How do you say ... in Campidanese Sardinian?|
|How much is this?|
|Reply to thank you|
|Where's the toilet / bathroom?|
|This gentleman will pay for everything|
|This lady will pay for everything|
|Would you like to dance with me?|
|Do you come here often?|
|I miss you|
|I love you|
|Get well soon|
|Leave me alone!|
|Call the police!|
|New Year greetings|
|One language is never enough|
|My hovercraft is full of eels|
Phrases provided by Massimiliano Monagheddu.
If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.
Information about Sardinian | Phrases: Campidanese, Logudorese | Numbers: LSC | Campidanese, Gallurese, Logudorese, Nuorese, Sassarese
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