Useful phrases in Yongbei Zhuang

A collection of useful phrases in Yongbei Zhuang (Cuengh), a variety of Zhuang spoken in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.

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Phrase Cuengh (Yongbei Zhuang)
Welcome Angq couh
Hello (General greeting) Mwngz ni
How are you? Mwngz ni li?
Reply to 'How are you?' Gu ni
Long time no see Naih na laen lo
What's your name? Mwngz eu gouh baez de?
My name is ... Aen mingz gu seih ...
Where are you from? Mwngz dieg lae hunz?
I'm from ... Gu seih hunz ...
Pleased to meet you Yaenx lo naej laen mwngz
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Haet caeux ni
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Gang ngoenz ni
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Gang haemh ni
Good night Haemh ni
Goodbye
(Parting phrases)
Bae gonq hoj
Good luck! Mungh mwngz baenz
I don't know Gu na lox
Do you understand? Mwngz lox yiuj lij?
I understand Gu lox yiuj
I don't understand Gu na lox yiuj
Please speak more slowly Gangj menh dij
Please say that again Gangj mat gaem
Please write it down Siej loengz daeuj
Do you speak English? Mwngz lox gangj ying yix lij?
Do you speak Yongbei Zhuang? Mwngz lox gangj Cuengh lij?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Dij dij
How do you say ... in Yongbei Zhuang? Aen ni gangj Cuengh biengh yiengh gang?
Excuse me Bienq dij
How much is this? Gij lai ngaenz
Sorry Doiq na cawh
Please Cingj
Thank you Do ceh
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Cij heng / Ranz suiq youq denh lae?
I miss you Gu naemj mwngz
I love you Gu eiq mwngz
Go away! Ok bae
Help! Bong!
Stop! Dingz!
Congratulations! Goeng heij mwngz!

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Links

Information about Yongbei Zhuang
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongbei_Zhuang
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/zyb

Information about Zhuang | Phrases in Yongbei Zhuang | Numbers in Yongbei Zhuang

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