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Useful phrases in Walloon

A collection of useful phrases in Walloon, a Romance language spoken mainly in southern Belgium and Brussels.

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Phrase Walon (Walloon)
Welcome Benvnuwe
Hello (General greeting) Bondjoû (Good day)
Eh, Bondjou !
Diè wåde (God keep you)
A (Hi)
Salut !
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Comint vos dalez ?
Cmint daloz ?
Qué novèles ?
Reply to 'How are you?' Dji va bén, èt vos ?
Long time no see
What's your name?
My name is ... On m'lome ...
Where are you from?
I'm from ... Dji vén di ...
Pleased to meet you Binauje
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Good night Bonût
Jusqu'à d'mwin ! (Until tomorrow)
A d'mwin !
(Parting phrases)
Come on-z a dit
A bérâde
Good luck!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Al'boune vosse !
Bone santè !
Have a nice day Passez one bone djoûrnéye
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon apètit
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Yes Oyi
No Non
Maybe Pitète
I don't know Dji n' sai nén
I understand
I don't understand Dji n'comprind nén
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again
Please write it down
Do you speak English?
Do you speak Walloon?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Speak to me in Walloon
How do you say ... in Walloon?
Excuse me Èscuze
'Mande èscuze
How much is this? Combén ?
Sorry Pârdon
Please S' i vs plait
Thank you Grâce
Mèrci brâmint
Mèrci brâmint dès côps
Merci tot'd'bon
Reply to thank you I gn'a pon d'mô
Where's the toilet?
This gentleman will pay for everything
This lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
I miss you
I love you Dji t'veû vol'tî
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone!
Call the police!
Christmas and New Year greetings Bone fièsse di Noyé
Bone anéye
Easter greetings Bone fièsse di Pauques
Birthday greetings Bone fièsse
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?

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