Useful phrases in Bhojpuri

A collection of useful phrases in Bhojpuri Click on the English phrases to see them in many other languages.

Key to abbreviations: m = said by men, f = said by women

Englishभोजपुरी (Bhojpuri)
Welcomeस्वागत बा (swagat ba)
Hello (general greeting)
Good morning / afternoon
evening / night / Goodbye
प्रणाम (prannam)
How are you?
I'm well
तू ठीक हउआ न? (tuu thiik hauuva na?)
मज़ा मेँ हई (maza mein haii)
Long time no seeबड़ा दिन से देखले ना हई (bada din se dekhale na haii)
What's your name?
My name is ...
तोहार का नाम ह? (tohaar kaa naam ha?)
हमार नाम ... ह (hamaar naam ... ha)
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
तू कहाँ से हउआ (tuu kahan se hauva?)
हम ... से हई (ham ... se haii)
Pleased to meet youतोसे मिल कर अच्छा लगल (tose mil kar achchha lagal)
Good luckबढ़िया किस्मत रहे (badhiya kismat rahe)
Cheers/Good health!मज़ा मेँ रहा (maza mein raha)
Have a nice dayबढ़िया दिन रहे (badhiya din rahe)
Bon appetitस्वादिष्ट खाना (swadist khana)
Bon voyageशुभ यात्रा (shubh yatra)
I don't understandहमके समझ मेँ न आयल (hamake samajh mein na aayal)
Please speak more slowlyतनी धीरे बोला (tani dhiire bola)
Please say that againतनी फिर से बोला (tani fir se bola)
Please write it downएके लिख ला त (eke likh la ta)
Do you speak Bhojpuri?
I only speak a little
का तू भोजपुरी बोलेला? (ka tuu bhojpuri bolela?)
तनी-तनी बोलेली (tani-tani boleli)
How do you say ...
in Bhojpuri?
तू भोजपुरी मेँ ... कैसे बोलेला?
(too bhojpuri mein ... kaiise bolela?)
Excuse meमाफ करा (maf kara)
Sorryहमके माफ करा (hamake maf kara)
Thank youधन्यवाद (dhanyavad)
Where's the toilet?सौच किधर ह? (sauch kidhar ha?)
This gentleman/lady will pay for everythingइ आदमी/औरत हर चीज के बदे चुकहिअंह
(i aadmi/aurat har chiij ke bade chukahiyan)
Would you like to dance with me?हमरे संगे नचबू (hamare sange nachabu?) m
हमरे संगे नचबा (hamare sange nachaba?) f
I love youहम तोसे प्यार करीला (ham tose pyaar karila)
Get well soonजल्दी से ठीक होइआ (jaldi se thiik hoiya)
Leave me alone!हमके अकेल छोड़ दा (hamke akel chhod da)
Call the police!पुलिस के बुलावा (pulis ke bulawa)
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
शुभ क्रिसमस और शुभ नव वर्ष (subh krismas auur subh nav varsh)
Happy Easterशुभ ईस्टर (subh iistar)
Happy Birthdayजन्मदिन मुबारक हो (janmdin mubarak ho)
One language is never enoughएक भाषा कब्भो काफी न होले (ek bhaasha kabbho kafi na hole)
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
हमार मँडराये वाली जहाज सर्पमीनन से भरल ह
(hamar mandaraye wali jahaj sarpminan se bharal ha)

Bhojpuri phrases provided by पीयूष कुमार मौर्य (Piyush Kumar Maurya)

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