Useful phrases in Iloko

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

EnglishIloco (Iloko / Ilocano)
WelcomeNaragsak nga Isasanbay
Naragsak nga Idadanon
HelloKablaaw
How are you?
I'm fine
Kumusta? / Mag-an?
Nasayaatak
What's your name?

My name is ...
Ania ti naganmo?
Ti naganko ket ...
... ti naganko
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Tagaanoka? / Sadino ti gapuanam?
Taga-...ak / Naggapuak diay ...
Pleased to meet youNaragsakak a maamammoka
Good morningNaimbag a bigat
Good afternoonNaimbag a malem
Good dayNaimbag nga aldaw
Good eveningNaimbag a sardam
Good nightNaimbag a rabii
GoodbyePakada / Agpakadaakon / Kasta pa
Good luckNaimbag a gasat kenka
Dios ti agngina (lit: God bless)
Cheers/Good health!Agbiag!
Have a nice dayMayeg ti naimbag nga aldaw kenka
Bon appetitManganen
Bon voyageNaragsak a biahe
I don't understandDiak maawatan
Please speak more slowlyIbaybayagmo man ti agsarita
Please say that againUlitemman ti imbagam
Ibagam man manen.
Please write it downIsuratmo man
Do you speak Iloko?
Yes, a little
Makasaoka iti Ilocano?
Wen, bassit laeng
How do you say ... in Iloko?Kasanom ibaga ti ... iti Ilocano?
Excuse meMaawan-dayawen
How much is this?Sagmamano daytoy?
SorryAgpakawanak / Pakawanennak / Dispensar
Thank you
Response
Agyamanak
Awan ania man
Where's the toilet?Sadino ti banio? / Ayanna ti banio?
This gentleman/lady will pay for everythingBayadan amin daytoy a nadayaw a lalaki/babai
Would you like to dance with me?Kayatmo nga agsalata? / Agsalata man
I love youAyayatenka / Ipatpategka / Ikarkarayoka
Get well soonAgpalaingkan
Leave me alone!Bay-annak! / Talawannak!
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
Tulong! Sumalakankayo!
Uram!
Sardeng!
Be careful!Alluad! / Agalluadka!
Be quiet!Ulimek! / Agulimekka!
Call the police!Awaganyo ti pulis!
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
Naragsak a Paskua ken Nagasat a Baro a Tawen
Happy EasterNaragsak a Domingo Alleluia
Naragsak a Domingo ti Panagungar
Naragsak a Domingo Sabet.
Happy BirthdayNaragsak a panagkasangay
Naragsak a kasangay
One language is never enoughMadi pulos umanay ti maymaysa a sao
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
Napno iti igat ti hovercraftko
Napno iti igat ti lugantapawko

Iloko phrases supplied by Eugene Carmelo Pedro

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