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Useful phrases in Volapük

A collection of useful phrases in Volapük, an International Auxiliary Language invented by Johann Martin Schleyer, a German Priest, in 1879.

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Phrase Volapük
Welcome Vekömö
Hello (General greeting) Glidis
How are you? Lio stadol-li?
Reply to 'How are you?' Stadob gudiko, danö, ed ol?
Long time no see No elogob oli sis lunüp
What's your name? Kis panemol-li?
Kis nemolok-li?
Kis nemol-li oli?
My name is ... Labob nemi ...
Binon ...
Where are you from? Kipladao kömol-li?
Kiöpao kömol-li?
I'm from ... Kömob di ...
Pleased to meet you
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Gödi gudik
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Poszedeli gudik
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Soari gudik
Good night Neiti gudik
(Parting phrases)
Good luck! Benofät
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day Labolös deli gudik
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Labolös fidädi gudik
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Labolös tävi gudik!
I understand Kapälob
I don't understand No kapälob
Yes Si
No Ne
Maybe Ba
I don't know No nolob
Please speak more slowly Begob, pükolös nevifikumo
Please say that again Begö, donuolös eli
Please write it down Begö, penolös oni
Do you speak English? Spikol-li Linglänapüki?
Do you speak Volapük? Spikol-li Volapüki?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Spikob, ye nemödo
Speak to me in Volapük Spikolöd volapüki obe.
How do you say ... in Volapük? Lio sagoy-li ... volapüko?
Excuse me Sekusadolös obi
How much is this? Liomötodo at binon-li?
Sorry Pidob
Please Begö
Thank you Danö
Reply to thank you Begö!
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Kiöpo binom tvalet?
This gentleman will pay for everything Söl at obepelom löli
This lady will pay for everything Läd at obepelof löli
Would you like to dance with me? Danüdolös-li ko ob?
I miss you Netuvob oli
I love you Löfob oli
Get well soon Saunikolös vifik!
Go away! Mogolöd!
Leave me alone!
Help! Yuf!
Fire! Fil!
Stop! Stöpolöd!
Call the police! Vokolöd poldanefi!
Christmas greetings Lemotöfazäli yofik
New Year greetings Nulayeli läbik
Easter greetings Lesustanazäli yofik
Birthday greetings Motöfadeli yofik
One language is never enough Pük balik neföro binon saidik
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
Lutakujababot oba binon fulik snekafitas

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