Useful phrases in Gothic

A collection of useful phrases in Gothic, an extinct East Germanic language that was spoken in parts of the Crimea until the 17th century.

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Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female, > said to, 1p = one person, 2p = two people, 3+p = three or more people.

English πŒ²πŒΏπ„πŒΉπƒπŒΊπŒ° / Gutiska (Gothic)
Welcome π…πŒ°πŒΉπŒ»πŒ° πŒ°πŒ½πŒ³πŒ°πŒ½πŒ΄πŒΌπƒ
(Waila andanems)
π…πŒ°πŒΉπŒ»πŒ° 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌰𐌽𐌴𐌼𐌰
(Waila andanema) >f
Hello (General greeting) πŒ·πŒ°πŒΉπŒ»πƒ (Hails) >m
𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌰 (Haila) >f
How are you? πˆπŒ°πŒΉπ…πŒ° πŒΌπŒ°πŒ²π„ (ΗΆaiwa magt?) >1p
πˆπŒ°πŒΉπ…πŒ° πŒΌπŒ°πŒ²πŒ°π„πƒ (ΗΆaiwa magats?) >2p
πˆπŒ°πŒΉπ…πŒ° 𐌼𐌰𐌰𐌸 (ΗΆaiwa magath?) >3+p
Reply to 'How are you?' π…πŒ°πŒΉπŒ»πŒ° 𐌼𐌰𐌲, πŒ°π…πŒΉπŒ»πŒΉπŒΏπŒ³π‰ πŒΈπŒΏπƒ. 𐌾𐌰𐌷 𐌸𐌿?
(Waila mag, awiliudo ΓΎus. Jah ΓΎu?) >1p
π…πŒ°πŒΉπŒ»πŒ° 𐌼𐌰𐌲, πŒ°π…πŒΉπŒ»πŒΉπŒΏπŒ³π‰ πŒΉπŒ²πŒ΅πŒΉπƒ. 𐌾𐌰𐌷 πŒΎπŒΏπ„?
(Waila mag, awiliudo igqis. Jah jut?) >2p
π…πŒ°πŒΉπŒ»πŒ° 𐌼𐌰𐌲, πŒ°π…πŒΉπŒ»πŒΉπŒΏπŒ³π‰ πŒΉπŒΆπ…πŒΉπƒ. 𐌾𐌰𐌷 πŒΎπŒΏπƒ?
(Waila mag, awiliudo izwis. Jah jus?) >3+p
What's your name? 𐍈𐌰 πŒΉπƒπ„ πŒ½πŒ°πŒΌπ‰ 𐌸𐌴𐌹𐌽?
(Ζ•a ist namo ΓΎein?)
My name is ... πŒ½πŒ°πŒΌπ‰ 𐌼𐌴𐌹𐌽 πŒΉπƒπ„ ...
(Namo mein ist ...)
Where are you from? πˆπŒ°πŒΈπ‚π‰ πŒ΅πŒΉπŒΌπŒΉπƒ? (Ζ•aΓΎro qimis?)
I'm from ... 𐌡𐌹𐌼𐌰 π†π‚πŒ°πŒΌ ... (Qima fram ...)
How old are you? 𐍈𐌰𐌽 πŒ°πŒ»πŒΈπŒ΄πŒΉπƒ πŒΉπƒ? (Ζ•an alΓΎeis is?)
I'm ... years old 𐌹𐌼 ... π…πŒΉπŒ½π„π‚πŒΏπƒ (Im ... wintrus)
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
πŒ²π‰πŒ³πŒ°πŒ½πŒ° πŒΌπŒ°πŒΏπ‚πŒ²πŒΉπŒ½ (Godana maurgin)
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
πŒ²π‰πŒ³πŒ°πŒ½πŒ° 𐌳𐌰𐌲 (Godana dag)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
πŒ²π‰πŒ³πŒ°π„πŒ° πŒ°πŒ½πŒ³πŒ°πŒ½πŒ°πŒ·π„πŒΉ (Godata andanahti)
Good night πŒ²π‰πŒ³πŒ° πŒ½πŒ°πŒ·π„ (Goda naht)
(Parting phrases)
πŒ²π‰πŒ»πŒΎπŒ° 𐌸𐌿𐌺 (Golja ΓΎuk)
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
πŒ²π‰πŒΈπŒ° π†πŒ°π‚πŒ° (GoΓΎa fara)
I understand π†π‚πŒ°πŒΈπŒΎπŒ° (FraΓΎja)
I don't understand 𐌽𐌹 π†π‚πŒ°πŒΈπŒΎπŒ° (Ni fraΓΎja)
I don't know 𐌽𐌹 𐌺𐌰𐌽𐌽 (Ni kann) - generally not knowing
𐌽𐌹 π…πŒ°πŒΉπ„ (Ni wait) - not knowing a fact
Please speak more slowly 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌾𐌰 𐌸𐌿𐌺, π‚π‰πŒ³πŒΎπŒ°πŒΉπƒ πƒπŒ°πŒΉπŒ½πŒΉπŒΆπ‰
(Bidja ΓΎuk, rodjais sainizo)
Please say that again πŒΌπŒ°πŒ²π„πŒΏ πŒΈπŒ°π„πŒ° πŒ°π†π„π‚πŒ° 𐌡𐌹𐌸𐌰𐌽?
(Magtu ΓΎata aftra qiΓΎan?)
Please write it down 𐌼𐌴𐌻𐌴𐌹 πŒΈπŒ°π„πŒ° (Melei ΓΎata)
Do you speak English? π‚π‰πŒ³πŒΎπŒ°πŒΉπƒ πŒ°πŒ²πŒ²πŒΉπŒ»πŒ°π‚πŒ°πŒΆπŒ³πŒ°?
(Rodjais Aggilarazda?)
Do you speak Gothic? π‚π‰πŒ³πŒΎπŒ΄πŒΉπƒ πŒ²πŒΏπ„πŒΉπƒπŒΊπŒ° π‚πŒ°πŒΆπŒ³πŒ°?
(Rodeis gutiska razda?)
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
𐌾𐌰, πŒ»πŒ΄πŒΉπ„πŒΉπŒ» (Ja, leitil)
Speak to me in Gothic π‚π‰πŒ³πŒΎπŒ°πŒΉπƒ πŒΌπŒΉπƒ πŒ²πŒΏπ„π‚πŒ°πŒΆπŒ³πŒ°πŒΉ
(Rodjais mis Gutrazdai)
How do you say ... in Gothic? πˆπŒ°πŒΉπ…πŒ° ... πŒ²πŒΏπ„π‚πŒ°πŒΆπŒ³πŒ°πŒΉ 𐌡𐌹𐌸𐌰𐌳𐌰?
(Ζ•aiwa ... Gutrazdai qiΓΎada?)
Excuse me 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹 𐌼𐌹𐌺 π†πŒ°πŒΏπ‚πŒ΅πŒΉπŒΈπŒ°πŒ½πŒ°πŒ½πŒ°
(Habai mik faurqiΓΎanana)
𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹 𐌼𐌹𐌺 π†πŒ°πŒΏπ‚πŒ΅πŒΉπŒΈπŒ°πŒ½πŒ°
(Habai mik faurqiΓΎana)
How much is this? 𐍈𐌰𐌽 π†πŒΉπŒ»πŒΏ πŒΉπƒπ„? (Ζ•an filu ist?)
Sorry 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹 𐌼𐌹𐌺 π†πŒ°πŒΏπ‚πŒ΅πŒΉπŒΈπŒ°πŒ½πŒ°πŒ½πŒ°
(Habai mik faurqiΓΎanana)
𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹 𐌼𐌹𐌺 π†πŒ°πŒΏπ‚πŒ΅πŒΉπŒΈπŒ°πŒ½πŒ°
(Habai mik faurqiΓΎana) >f
Thank you πŒ°π…πŒΉπŒ»πŒΉπŒΏπŒ³π‰ πŒΈπŒΏπƒ (Awiliudo ΓΎus)
Where's the toilet / bathroom? πˆπŒ°π‚ πŒΉπƒπ„ πŒ²πŒ°πŒ²πŒ²πŒ°πƒπ„πŒ°πŒΈπƒ
(ΗΆar ist gaggastaΓΎs?)
This gentleman will pay for everything πƒπŒ° 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 𐍈𐌰𐌢𐌿𐌷 πŒΏπƒπŒ²πŒΉπŒ±πŒΉπŒΈ
(Sa manna Ζ•azuh usgibiΓΎ)
This lady will pay for everything 𐍃𐍉 πŒ΅πŒΉπŒ½π‰ 𐍈𐌰𐌢𐌿𐌷 πŒΏπƒπŒ²πŒΉπŒ±πŒΉπŒΈ
(So qino Ζ•azuh usgibiΓΎ)
Would you like to dance with me? π…πŒΉπŒ»πŒ΄πŒΉπƒ 𐌼𐌹𐌸 πŒΌπŒΉπƒ π€πŒ»πŒΉπŒ½πƒπŒΎπŒ°πŒ½?
(Wileis miΓΎ mis plinsjan?)
I love you π†π‚πŒΉπŒΎπ‰ 𐌸𐌿𐌺 (Frijo ΓΎuk)
Go away! 𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌹𐌸! (Galiþ!)
Leave me alone! π†π‚πŒ°πŒ»πŒ΄π„ 𐌼𐌹𐌺 𐌳𐌿 π…πŒΉπƒπŒ°πŒ½ πƒπŒΏπŒ½πŒ³π‚π‰
(Fralet mik du wisan sundro)
Help! πŒ·πŒΉπŒ»π€! (Hilp!)
Stop! πƒπ„πŒ°πŒ³πŒ΄πŒΉ! (Stadei!)
Easter greetings πŒ²π‰πŒ³πŒ° 𐌳𐌿𐌻𐌸 (Goda DulΓΎ)
Birthday greetings πŒ°πŒΏπŒΎπŒ°π„πŒ° 𐌼𐌴𐌻 πŒ²πŒ°πŒ±πŒ°πŒΏπ‚πŒΈπŒ°πŒΉπƒ
(Aujata mel gabaurΓΎais)
Congratulations! π†πŒΉπŒ»πŒΏ 𐌰𐌿𐌾𐌴! (Filu auje!)
One language is never enough 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰 π‚πŒ°πŒΆπŒ³πŒ° 𐌽𐌹 πŒ²πŒ°πŒ½π‰πŒ·πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΈ
(Aina razda ni ganoheiΓΎ)
My hovercraft is full of eels 𐌼𐌴𐌹𐌽 πŒΏπ†πŒ°π‚π…πŒ°π„πŒ°πƒπŒΊπŒΉπ€ πŒΉπƒπ„ 𐌴𐌻𐌴 π†πŒΏπŒ»πŒ»
(Mein ufarwataskip ist ele full)


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