Useful Talossan phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Talossan, a constructed language created by R. Ben Madison in 1980 for the micronation he founded, the Kingdom of Talossa in Milwaukee.

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Key to abbreviations: inf = informal, frm = formal

How are you?
Fine, thanks
¿Com'estás't? / ¿Com'estetz-voi? (inf/frm)
¿Com'isch-tu? / ¿Come sint-voi?
Ben, graschcias
Long time no seeDuratzie non vidind
What's your name?
My name is ...
¿Qet'st tu/voastra num? (inf/frm)
Va num isch ...
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
¿Daduve isch-tu/voi? (inf/frm)
Eu sint da ...
Pleased to meet youEncantat/Encantada (m/f)
Good morningBen morgun
Good afternoonBunas postmidziuas/spudernas (early/late afternoon)
Good eveningBuna vhespra
Good nightBen nic'ht
Good luck¡Bun-escasença!
Cheers/Good health!¡Scal!
Have a nice dayTischetz 'n ziua buna
Bon appetit¡Buna apetita!
Bon voyage¡Ben voiatx!
I don't understandNon cumprenchéu
Please speak more slowlyPerf parletz pü bielplanc
Please say that againPerf ditz aceasta 'n altreu fäts
Please write it downScritz-en, perf
Do you speak Talossan?
Yes, a little
¿Parlás't/Parletz-voi Talossan?
Üc, 'n po
Do you speak English?¿Parlás't/Parletz-voi l'Angleasca?
How do you say ...?¿Come si zïa ...?
Excuse meM'escusetz
How much is this?¿Çaobén costa acest/aceasta? (m/f)
Sorry¡Va c'hupa! ¡Lamentéu!
Thank youGraschcias
This gentleman/lady will pay for everythingAcest/Aceasta cavalair/doamna paxharha per toct
I love youT'améu
Get well soon¡Santà!
Leave me alone!¡Laßetz-me (in päx)!
Call the police!¡Clametz àl militzia!
Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year
Feliceu Natal es Feliceu Nov'Anneu
Happy EasterFeliceu Pasqeu
Happy BirthdayFelicia nadaliça
One language is never enoughViens glheþ isch txamais aßei
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
Va voltigeir isch pien d'anguiglhas

Talossan phrases provided by the Comità per l'Útzil del Glheþ (Committee for the Use of the Talossan Language)

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


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Phrases in other constructed languages (conlangs)

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

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