Useful phrases in Laala

A collection of useful phrases in Laala, a language devised by Simon Ager, the creator of Omniglot.

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Phrase Laala
Welcome Zi da m
Hello (General greeting) Ta do da (I see you)
Ta do da wo (I see you too)
Hello (on phone) Ti do da (I hear you)
Ti do da wo (I hear you too)
How are you? Zo da m?
Reply to 'How are you?' Zo do m, wo da?
Long time no see Ta do na da kakasi
What's your name? Po da wa?
My name is ... Po do ...
Where are you from? Zi da i wago?
I'm from ... Zi do i ...
Pleased to meet you M do ziwu da
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Zisosa m
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Sosa m
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Zesosa m
Good night Sosi m
Zz do no (I sleep now)
Zz da m (Sleep well)
(Parting phrases)
Ze do no (I go now)
Ze da m (Go well)
Yu da m (Stay well)
Good luck! Zidum m
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Zizo m!
Have a nice day Saso m!
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Ya da m! (Eat well)
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Ze da m (Go well)
Yes Zo
No Na
Maybe Zozona
I don't know Haha do na
Do you understand? Haha da?
I understand Haha do
I don't understand Haha do na
Please speak more slowly La du soke, m da
Please say that again La du wowo, m da
Please write it down Felatata du, m da
Do you speak English? La da Inla?
Do you speak Laala? La da Laala?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Zo, kiki
Do you speak a language
other than
La da lala wi Laala?
Speak to me in Laala La Laala wu do, m da
How do you say ... in Laala? La do ... o Laala wazeze?
Excuse me N do (apology)
Ti da do (for attention)
How much is this? Zo pepidu wa?
Sorry N do
Please M da
Thank you M da
Reply to thank you La du na (Don't mention it)
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Zo hlogo o wago?
This gentleman will pay for everything Pepepi laduba ni nine
This lady will pay for everything Pepepi laduma ni nine
Would you like to dance with me? M da laazeze wu do?
Do you come here often? Zi da nuni soso?
I miss you Zo da na nuni, zo do na m
I love you Mm do da
Get well soon Zo da m noki
Go away! Ze da i nuni!
Leave me alone! Ze i do!
Help! Zegam do!
Fire! Ss!
Stop! Yu!
Call the police! La pumladu!
Christmas greetings Soffo m
New Year greetings Sazize zino m
Easter greetings Saso zizozino m
Birthday greetings Sasozizo m
One language is never enough Zo alu lala sona lulu
My hovercraft is full of eels Zo kaka hluduke o zeduoguguwuhlu do


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