ZIMBABWE

Phrase book

Useful Phrases

English
Shona/Ndebele
Thank you (Ndebele)
Siyabonga kakulu
Thank you (Shona)
Ndatenda/masvita
Please
Ndapota Uxolo
Hello (initial)
Mhoro/Mhoroi Sawubona/Salibonani
Hello (reply)
Ahoi Yebo
Good morning
Mangwanani Livukenjani
Good afternoon
Masikati Litshonile
Good evening
Manheru Litshone njani
Goodbye (to person staying)
Chisarai zvakanaka Lisalekuhle
Goodbye (to person leaving)
Fambai zvakanaka Uhambe kuhle
Do you speak English?
Unodziva kutawura chirungu?/Uyakwazi ukukuluma isilingu?
Yes
Ehe Yebo
No
Aiw Hayi