A collection of useful phrases in Yapese, a member of the Oceanic branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family spoken on Yap in Micronesia.
See these phrases in any combination of two languages in the Phrase Finder. If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.
|Hello (General greeting)||Mogethin|
|How are you?||Ke urgom boch?|
|Reply to 'How are you?'||Maenigiil|
|Long time no see|
|What's your name?||Minii' e fithngam?|
|My name is ...||Fithngag ea ...|
|Where are you from?|
|I'm from ...|
|Pleased to meet you|
|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 understand|
|I don't know||Daagnaanga|
|Please speak more slowly|
|Please say that again|
|Please write it down|
|Do you speak English?|
|Do you speak Yapese?|
|Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
|How do you say ... in Yapese?|
|How much is this?||Iyin pulwon?|
|Reply to thank you||Daariy|
|Where's the toilet / bathroom?|
|This gentleman will pay for everything|
|This lady will pay for everything|
|Would you like to dance with me?|
|I miss you|
|I love you||Gu ba'adag em|
|Get well soon|
|Leave me alone!|
|Call the police!|
|One language is never enough|
|My hovercraft is full of eels|
If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.
Information about Yapese | Phrases | Tower of Babel
Other collections of Yapese phrases
Balinese, Banjar, Central Dusun, Chamorro (Guam dialect), Chamorro (North Marianas dialect), Coastal Kadazan, Fijian, Iban, Indonesian, Javanese, Malagasy, Malay, Māori, Palauan, Tetum, Yapese
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