Useful phrases in Westrobothnian

A collection of useful phrases in Westrobothnian, a variety of Swedish spoken in northern Sweden.

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Phrase Bonschk / MåLe / Bondska
Welcome Velkömmun
Hello (General greeting) Hej
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Hu gåne vedde?
Hu måse?
Reply to 'How are you?'
Long time no see He va leng senn!
What's your name? Vo hejtu?
My name is ...
Where are you from? Vosch jeru fra?
I'm from ...
Pleased to meet you Tre(j)wLett
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Go mårrn
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Gow ettemidda
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Gow kwell
Good night Gow natt
(Parting phrases)
Good luck!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day Hade n bra n da
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Yes Joh
No Ae
Maybe Kansche
I don't know Ja vejtint
I understand Ja begrijp
I don't understand Ja begrijpint
Please speak more slowly Tawla sakktar
Please say that again Kundu segge ejenn?
Please write it down Schkrijv née
Do you speak English? Eduse tawla oppa engelschk?
Do you speak Westrobothnian?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Speak to me in Westrobothnian
How do you say ... in Westrobothnian?
Excuse me Uschekttme
How much is this? Hu myttje kosta henn?
Sorry FLåt
Thank you Takk
Reply to thank you
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Vosch jer schijta?
This gentleman will pay for everything Karn henna köm betawla fö allt
This lady will pay for everything Kwinna henna köm betawla fö allt
Would you like to dance with me? Velldu dansch nagge?
Do you come here often? Tadude hijt na ofta?
I miss you Ja sankne degg
I love you Ja elschke degg
Get well soon VaL better
Go away! Fer börtt!
Leave me alone! Lemmenme va!
Help! Jölp!
Fire! Ell!
Stop! Schtann!
Call the police! Reng polijsa!
Christmas greetings Gow juwl
New Year greetings Gött nytt ar
Easter greetings Gla pöschk
Birthday greetings Grattes oppa daga denn!
One language is never enough He rettjint ve ba ett måL
My hovercraft is full of eels Flyjgmaschijna minn jer full utå åLan

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