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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

English furlan/marilenghe (Friulian)
Welcome Agradît / Benvignût
Hello Mandi
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 see Trop 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 you Plasint di cognošiti
Good morning/afternoon Bundì
Good evening Buinesere
Good night Buinegnot
Goodbye A riviodisi / A bon riviodisi
Good luck Buine fortune
Cheers/Good health! Bon pro! Vive! Cincin! Prosit!
Have a nice day Buine zornade
Bon appetit Bon pitìc
Bon voyage Bon viağ
I don't understand No capiš un dret!
Please speak more slowly Fevele planc par plàse!
Please say that again Podes 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 me Us domandi perdon
How much is this? Trop costial chest? Trop vegnial chest?
Sorry Scuse! Pardon!
Thank you Graciis
Where's the toilet? Indulà esal il bagn?
This gentleman/lady
will pay for everything
Chest siôr pajarà dut (gentleman)
Cheste siore pajarà dut (lady)
Would you like to
dance with me?
Vûstu balâ cun me?
I love you Ti vuei ben
Get well soon Vuariš daurman
Leave me alone! Lassaimi a pâs
Ferme! / Finiš!
Call the police! Telefone la polizìe!
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
Bon Nadâl e Biel An Gnûv!
Happy Easter Buine Pasche
Happy Birthday Bon Natalizi
One language
is never enough
Une 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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