35 terms

Lozi Phrases - Useful Expressions

STUDY
PLAY
Ni utwa mabote
I am tired
Ni utwa buloko
I am sleepy
Ni twa tala
I am hungry
Ansi si ka utwa tala
I am not hungry
Uya kae?
Where are you going?
Niya kwandu
I am going home
Utaya lilii?
When are you coming?
Uyina kae?
Where is your home?
...unzii kae?
Where is...?
...uyile kwa post office
...is going to the post office
Aniyi kwa shopo
I don't go to the shop
Nayituta Silozi
I am learning/studying Silozi
Ani nwi kodi
I don't take coffee
Nibata kupumula
I need some rest
Na cha, niseli ku cha
I eat, I am eating
Achi
He doesn't eat
Ai tuti
she doesn't study
Nitapa kakusasana
I bathe in the morning
Napakela kuzuha
I wake up very early
Kuseli kwaba busiwu
It's becoming late/night fall
Ki nako
It's time up
Ki bata mezi
I am thirsty
Ani yitwi
I don't understand
Bulela ayiyani
speak slowly
Hape
again
Uni swalela
excuse me
Bulela kamapile
speak quickly
Una ni butata?
Do you have (a) problem(s)?
Eni ni na ni butata
Yes, I have a problem
Ani na butata
No, I don't have a problem
Au na puzo?
Do you have any questions?
Utwa wena
Listen
Buza
Ask
Lumelisa
Greet
Niyitumezi
Thank you
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR