Useful Friulian phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Friulian, a Romance language spoken in northern Italy..

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Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal

Englishfurlan/marilenghe (Friulian)
WelcomeAgradît / Benvignût
HelloMandi
How are you?

I'm fine, thanks. And you?
Cemût stastu? (inf) Cemût stajal? (frm)
O stoi ben, graciis. E tu? (inf)
O stoi ben, graciis. E vô? (frm)
Long time no seeTrop timp che no ti viod
What's your name?
My name is ...
Ce non âstu?
Il gno non al è ...
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Di dulà sêstu?
O ven de ...
Pleased to meet youPlasint di cognošiti
Good morning/afternoon Bundì
Good eveningBuinesere
Good nightBuinegnot
GoodbyeA riviodisi / A bon riviodisi
Good luckBuine fortune
Cheers/Good health!Bon pro! Vive! Cincin! Prosit!
Have a nice dayBuine zornade
Bon appetitBon pitìc
Bon voyageBon viağ
I don't understandNo capiš un dret!
Please speak more slowlyFevele planc par plàse!
Please say that againPodes tu ripetilu?
Could you please write it down?Puedistu notâlu par plàse?
Do you speak Friulian?
Yes, a little
Fevelistu furlan?
Sì, un pôc
Do you speak English?Fevelistu anglês?
How do you say ... in Friulian?Cemûd dîstu ... in furlan?
Excuse meUs domandi perdon
How much is this?Trop costial chest? Trop vegnial chest?
SorryScuse! Pardon!
Thank youGraciis
Diband
Where's the toilet?Indulà esal il bagn?
This gentleman/lady will pay for everythingChest siôr pajarà dut (gentleman)
Cheste siore pajarà dut (lady)
Would you like to dance with me?Vûstu balâ cun me?
I love youTi vuei ben
Get well soonVuariš daurman
Leave me alone!Lassaimi a pâs
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
Jutori!
Fûc!
Ferme! / Finiš!
Call the police!Telefone la polizìe!
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
Bon Nadâl e Biel An Gnûv!
Happy EasterBuine Pasche
Happy BirthdayBon Natalizi
One language is never enoughUne lenghe no bastâ mai
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
Il gno hovercraft al è plen di bisats

Translations compiled by Sam Giloi

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Another collection of Friulian phrases
http://www.aboutlanguageschools.com/language/phrases/friulian.asp

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