Useful phrases in Interlingua

A collection of useful phrases in Interlingua, an international auxiliary language developed by the International Auxiliary Language Association.

You can see them in many other languages by clicking on the English versions.

EnglishInterlingua
WelcomeBenvenite!
Hello Bon die! Salute! (on meeting)
Holla! (to call attention)
Vide! (to express surprise)
Hello (on phone) Hallo!
How are you?Como sta vos?
Fine thanks, and you?Multo ben, gratias. E vos?
Long time no seeQuante tempore!
What's your name?Qual es vostre nomine?
My name is ...Mi nomine es ...
Where are you from?De ubi veni vos?
I'm from ...Io veni de ...
Pleased to meet youContente de facer vostre cognoscentia!
Il es un placer facer vostre cognoscentia!
Good morningBon matino
Good afternoonBon die
Good eveningBon vespere
Good nightBon nocte
GoodbyeAdeo; A revider
Good luckBon fortuna! Bon sorte!
Cheers/Good health!A vostre sanitate! A vostre salute! Bon sanitate!
Have a nice dayHa un bon die!
Bon appetitBon appetito!
Bon voyageBon viage!
I understandIo comprende
I don't understandIo non comprende
YesSi
NoNo
MaybeForsan
I don't knowIo non sape
Please speak more slowlyParla plus lentemente, per favor
Please say that againDice lo de novo, per favor
Please write it downScribe lo, per favor
Do you speak Interlingua? Parla vos interlingua?
Yes, a littleSi, un pauc
Si, un poco
How do you say ... in Interlingua? Como se dice ... in interlingua?
Como dice on ... in interlingua?
Speak to me in Interlingua Parla me in interlingua
Excuse mePardona me
How much is this?Quanto costa isto?
SorryPardono!
PleasePer favor
Thank youGratias
Multe gratias
You're welcomeIl es nihil
Where's the toilet?Ubi es le w.c.?
Ubi es le lavatorio?
This gentleman will pay for everythingIste gentilhomine va pagar toto
Iste senior pagara toto
This lady will pay for everythingIste seniora vole pagar toto
Would you like to dance with me?Amarea vos dansar con me?
Vos placerea dansar con me?
I miss youIo te regretta
I love youIo te ama
Get well soonRecupera presto!
Leave me alone!Lassa me in pace!
Help!Adjuta!
Fire!Foco!
Stop!Stoppa!
Call the police!Telephona le policia!
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
Felice natal e bon anno nove
Happy EasterFelice pascha
Happy BirthdayFelice anniversario
One language is never enoughUn lingua es nunquam bastante
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
Mi aeroglissator es plen de anguillas

Interlingua phrases provided by Joey Cheng, with recordings by Jan Jurčík, and corrections by Carlos Eduardo de Paula

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.

Information about Interlingua

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Other collections of Interlingua phrases
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br96-Hc5d7A

Phrases in other constructed languages (conlangs)

Esperanto, Ido, Interlingua, Ishirkian, Kala, Klingon, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Pig Latin, Talossan, Toki Pona, Wightian

Phrases in other languages