Useful phrases in Udmurt

A collection of useful phrases in Udmurt (удмурт кыл), a Permic language spoken mainly in the Russian republic of Udmurtia

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

Phrase удмурт кыл (Udmurt)
Welcome Гажаса ӧтиськом
(Gažasa ötis’kom)
Hello (General greeting) Чырткем (Čyrtkem)
Ӟечбур (Dźečbur) - sg
Ӟечбуресь (Dźečbures’) - pl
Умой (Ymoj) - sg
Умоесь (Ymoes’) - pl
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Кыӵе-мар улӥськод?
(Kyće-mar ulïs’kod?)
Кыӵе улӥськод?
(Kyće ulïs’kod?)
Кызьы тӥляд ужъёсты?
(Kyz’y tïljad už”josty?)
Reply to 'How are you?' Тау, умой
(Tau umoj)
Ярам, тау (Jaram, tau)
Long time no see
What's your name? Кызьы тон нимыд?
(Kyz’y ton nimyd?)
My name is ... Монэ ӧтизы ...
(Mone ötizy ...)
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Pleased to meet you Туж умой (Tuž umoj)
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Ӟеч ӵукна (Dźeč ćukna)
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Ӟеч ӝыт (Dźeč džyt)
Good night Ӟеч кӧл (Dźeč köl)
(Parting phrases)
Ӟеч (Dźeč) - sg
Ӟечечесь (Dźečes’) - pl
Ӟеч лу (Dźeč lu) - sg
Ӟеч луэ (Dźeč lue) - pl
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
Yes Бен (Ben)
No Ӧвӧл (Ovol)
I don't know
Do you understand? Валамон-а? (Valamon-a?)
I understand
I don't understand Мыным валантем (Mynym valantem)
Уг валаськы мон (Ug valas’ky mon)
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again
Please write it down
Do you speak English? Тон шуид вал, англи сямен?
(Ton šuid val, angli sjamen?)
Do you speak Udmurt?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
I'm learning Udmurt? Удмурт кыллы дышетскисько (Udmurt kylly dyšetskis’ko)
Мон удмурт кыллы дышетскисько (Mon udmurt kylly dyšetskis’ko)
Do you speak a language
other than
Speak to me in Udmurt
How do you say ... in Udmurt?
Excuse me Вождэ эн вай мыным
(Vožde en vaj mynym)
Простить кароз-а
(Prostit’ karoz-a)
How much is this?
Sorry Вождэс эн вае (Voždes en vae)
Please Пожалуйста (Požalujsta)
Thank you Тау (Tau)
Reply to thank you Пожалуйста (Požalujsta)
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Туалетэ кытын улэ?
(Tyalete kytyn ule?)
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 Мон тонэ яратӥсько
(Mon tone jaratïc’ko)
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone!
Help! Юрттэ! (Jurtte!)
Call the police!
Christmas greetings Выль Арен, но Толсур
(Byl' Aren, no Tolsur)
New Year greetings
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels

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