Useful phrases in Võro

A collection of useful phrases in Võro. You can see them in many other languages by clicking on the English versions.

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English võro kiilʼ (Võro)
Welcome Tere tulõmast
Hello (General greeting) Tereq
How are you? Kuis lätt?
Reply to 'How are you?' Aitjumma, häste, kuis hindal?
Long time no see Olõ-i ammuq nännüq
What's your name? Miä su nimi om?
Kia sa olõt?
My name is ... Ma olõ ...
Where are you from? Kost sa peri olõt?
I'm from ... Ma elä ...
Pleased to meet you Torrõ tutvas saadaq
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Hüvvä hummogut
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Hüvvä lõunaaigo
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Tere õdagust
Good night Õdagust (when greeting)
Hüvvä õdagut (when saying goodbye)
(Parting phrases)
Hääd aigo
Good luck! Hüvvä!
Hääd ynnõ!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Tehrü pääle!
Have a nice day Hüvva päivä!
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Hüvvä iso!
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Hüvvä reisi
I understand Saa arvo
I don't understand Ma saa-i arvo
I don't know Ma ei tiiäq
Please speak more slowly Pallõsiq kõnõlõq aigladsõmbalt
Please say that again Pallõsiq ütleq tuud viilkõrd
Please write it down Pallõsiq kirodaq tuu üles
Do you speak English? Kas sa kõnõlõt inglüse kiilt?
Do you speak Voro? Kas sa kõnõlõt võro kiilt?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Jah, veidükene
How do you say ... in Voro? Kuis üteldäq ... võro keelen?
Excuse me Andkõ andis
Annaq andis
How much is this? Ku pall'o tuu mass?
Sorry Andis
Please Pallõsiq
Thank you Aiteh
Reply to thank you Pallõsiq
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Kon kimmerg om?
This gentleman will pay for everything Seo esänd tasos kõgõ iist
This lady will pay for everything Seo imänd tasos kõgõ iist
Would you like to dance with me? Kas sa tahasiq tandsiq?
I miss you Igädse sinno
Ma igädse sinno
I love you Armasta sinno
Ma armasta sinno
Get well soon Saaq terves
Go away! Mineq ärq!
Leave me alone! Käüq mu mant minemä!
Jätäq minno ütsindä!
Help! Appi!
Fire! Tuli!
Stop! Lõpõdaq!
Call the police! Kutsuq politsei!
Christmas greetings Rõõmsit joulupühhi
New Year greetings Hüvvä vahtsõt aastakka
Easter greetings Hüvvi munnõpühhi
Birthday greetings Hüvvä sünnüpäivä
Pall'o õnnõ sünnüpääväs
One language is never enough Üts' kiil olõ-i kunagiq küländ
My hovercraft is full of eels Muq hõl'omismassin om angõrjit täüs

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