Useful phrases in Sardinian (Campidanese)

A collection of useful phrases in the Campidanese dialect of Sardinian (sardu campidanesu), which is spoken in southern Sardinia.

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Key to abbreviations: sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person)

English sardu campidanesu
(Campidanese Sardinian)
Welcome Bèni benìu (sg)
Bèni benìus (pl)
Hello (General greeting) Saludi
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Cumènti stàis?
Reply to 'How are you?' Stèu bèni, grazie. e tùi?
Long time no see
What's your name? Cumènti ti tzèrrias?
My name is ... Mi tzèrriu ...
Where are you from? De aùndi bènis?
I'm from ... Bèngu de ...
Where do you live? Aùndi bìvis?
I live in ... Bìvu in ...
How old are you? Càntu ànnus tènis?
Pleased to meet you
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Bòna di
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Bòna sèra
Good night Bòna nòtti
(Parting phrases)
A si bìri
Good luck!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
I don't know
Do you understand?
I understand
I don't understand
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again
Please write it down
Do you speak English?
Do you speak Campidanese Sardinian?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Do you speak a language
other than
Campidanese Sardinian?
Speak to me in Campidanese Sardinian
How do you say ... in Campidanese Sardinian?
Excuse me
How much is this?
Thank you
Reply to thank you
Where's the toilet / bathroom?
This gentleman will pay for everything
This lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
Do you come here often?
I miss you
I love you
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone!
Call the police!
Christmas greetings
New Year greetings
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels


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