Useful phrases in West Jutlandic

A collection of useful phrases in West Jutlandic (wæjstjysk), a variety of Danish spoken in western Jutland in Denmark.

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Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person).

Phrase wæjstjysk (West Jutlandic)
Welcome Walkommen
Hello (General greeting) Goddaw
Hello (on phone) Hallå
How are you? Hwuuon gooer æ?
Reply to 'How are you?' Det gooer hiiel fiqn
Long time no see Det war læng sijn
What's your name? Hwa hiqe do?
My name is ... A hiqe ...
Where are you from? Hwuuor komme do fræ?
I'm from ... A komme fræ ...
Pleased to meet you Hygli å myø dæ!
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Go moorn
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Go attermæjje
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Go awten
Good night Go nat
Goodbye
(Parting phrases)
Fawal
Good luck! Held og løkk!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Skool!
Have a nice day Ha en guuo daw!
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Walbekomme!
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Guuo ræjs!
Yes Ja
No Næj
Maybe Moskiie
I don't know A vee’e æḥ
Do you understand? Forstooer do?
I understand A forstooer
I don't understand A forstooer ætt
Please speak more slowly Ka do’ḥ snakk en smuwl langsomme?
Please say that again Ka do’ḥ sæj’e ijen?
Please write it down Ka do’ḥ skryw’e niie?
Do you speak English? Snakke do engelsk?
Do you speak West Jutlandic? Snakke do wæjstjysk?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Ja, en bætt smuwl
Do you speak a language
other than
West Jutlandic?
Ja, en bætt smuwl
Speak to me in West Jutlandic Snak te mæ å wæjstjysk
How do you say ... in West Jutlandic? Hwuoon sæjje man ... å wæjstjysk?
Excuse me Ondskyld!
How much is this? Hwor møj er’e?
Sorry Ondskyld!
Please Vil do ætt nok?
Thank you Tak
Reply to thank you Det war så lidt
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Hwuuo er æ toilet?
This gentleman will pay for everything Den heer herre betålle’e hiel
This lady will pay for everything Den heer frow betålle’e hiel
Would you like to dance with me? Ska vi dans?
Do you come here often? Er do tit heer?
I miss you A sawne dæ!
I love you A elske dæ!
Get well soon A håwe do snåårt blywe rask!
Go away! Forswind!
Leave me alone! Låe mæ wære!
Help! Hjælp!
Fire! Det brænne!
Stop! Stop!
Call the police! Ring te æ politiq!
Christmas greetings Guuo ywl!
New Year greetings Godt nøjooer!
Easter greetings Guuo poosk!
Birthday greetings Teløkk mæ æ daw!
Congratulations! Teløkk!
One language is never enough Jæn sproogh er aldrig nok!
My hovercraft is full of eels Mi loftpuwfåertøj er fuld af ool

Phrases provided by Marc Daniel Skibsted Volhardt

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.

Information about West Jutlandic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jutlandic_dialect

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