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Greetings

 
Hello! ሰላም / ጤና ይስጥልኝ---selam / tena jistilign
ሰላም
ጤና ይስጥልኝ
selam
tena jistilign
Hello!
Good morning! (sg/pl) እንደምን አደራችሁ---indemin aderatschu
እንደምን አደራችሁ
indemin aderatschu
Good morning! (sg/pl)
Hello! (sg/pl) እንደምን ዋላችሁ---indemin walatschu
እንደምን ዋላችሁ
indemin walatschu
Hello! (sg/pl)
Good evening! (sg/pl) እንደምን አመሻችሁ---indemin ameschatschu
እንደምን አመሻችሁ
indemin ameschatschu
Good evening! (sg/pl)
Good night! (sg/pl) ደህና እደሩ---dehna ideru
ደህና እደሩ
dehna ideru
Good night! (sg/pl)
Bye! (infml) ቻው---tschao
ቻው
tschao
Bye! (infml)
Good bye! (fml.) ደህና ሁኑ---dehna hunu
ደህና ሁኑ
dehna hunu
Good bye! (fml.)

Important vocabulary

 
yes አዎ---aw
አዎ
aw
yes
no አይ---aj
አይ
aj
no
maybe ምን አልባት---min albat
ምን አልባት
min albat
maybe
OK እሺ---ischi
እሺ
ischi
OK
Thank you! አመሰግናለው---ameseginalew
አመሰግናለው
ameseginalew
Thank you!
You're welcome! (m/f) ምንም አይደል---minim ajdel
ምንም አይደል
minim ajdel
You're welcome! (m/f)
Excuse me, … (sg/pl) ይቅርታ...---jikirta
ይቅርታ...
jikirta
Excuse me, … (sg/pl)
I'm sorry. (m/f) በጣም አዝናለው---betam asnalew
በጣም አዝናለው
betam asnalew
I'm sorry. (m/f)
I have … / I don't have ... ...አለኝ (...የለኝም)---... alegn (jelegnm)
...አለኝ (...የለኝም)
... alegn (jelegnm)
I have … / I don't have ...
We (don't) have … ...አለን (...የለንም)---... alen (jelenim)
...አለን (...የለንም)
... alen (jelenim)
We (don't) have …
There is (no) ... ...አለ (... የለም)---... ale (jelem)
...አለ (... የለም)
... ale (jelem)
There is (no) ...

Introducing yourself

 
My name is ... ...እባላለው---... ibalalew
...እባላለው
... ibalalew
My name is ...
I'm from ... የመጣሁት ከ ... ነው።---jemetahut ke ... new
የመጣሁት ከ ... ነው።
jemetahut ke ... new
I'm from ...
I'm ... years old. እድሜዬ ... ነው።---idmeje ... new
እድሜዬ ... ነው።
idmeje ... new
I'm ... years old.
I am married. / I am not married. ባለትዳር ነኝ / ባለትዳር አይደለሁም---baletidar negn / baletidar ajdelehum
ባለትዳር ነኝ
ባለትዳር አይደለሁም
baletidar negn
baletidar ajdelehum
I am married. / I am not married.
I am traveling alone. / I am not traveling alone. (m/f) ብቻዬን ነው የምጓዘው / ብቻዬን አይደለም የምጓዘው።---bitschajen new jemiguasew / bitschajen ajdelem jemiguasew
ብቻዬን ነው የምጓዘው
ብቻዬን አይደለም የምጓዘው።
bitschajen new jemiguasew
bitschajen ajdelem jemiguasew
I am traveling alone. / I am not traveling alone. (m/f)
I'm traveling with ... የምጛዘው ከ ... ጋር ነው።---jemiguasew ke ... gar new
የምጛዘው ከ ... ጋር ነው።
jemiguasew ke ... gar new
I'm traveling with ...
you (for addressing a man) አንተ---ante
አንተ
ante
you (for addressing a man)
you (for addressing a women) አንቺ---antschi
አንቺ
antschi
you (for addressing a women)
you እርሶ---irso
እርሶ
irso
you
he እሱ---issu
እሱ
issu
he
you እሷ---issua
እሷ
issua
you
he / she (fml.) እሳቸው---isatschew
እሳቸው
isatschew
he / she (fml.)

Comprehension

 
I don't speak any Amharic. አማርኛ አልናገርም.---amarigna alinagerim.
አማርኛ አልናገርም.
amarigna alinagerim.
I don't speak any Amharic.
I don't understand that. (m/f) አልገባኝም---algebagnim
አልገባኝም
algebagnim
I don't understand that. (m/f)
Do you speak … ? (m/f) ... ይናገራሉ?---... jinageralu?
... ይናገራሉ?
... jinageralu?
Do you speak … ? (m/f)
Does anyone here speak ... ? ... ተናጋሪ አለ?---... tenagari ale?
... ተናጋሪ አለ?
... tenagari ale?
Does anyone here speak ... ?
English እንግሊዘኛ---inglisegna
እንግሊዘኛ
inglisegna
English
French ፈረንሳይኛ---ferenssajigna
ፈረንሳይኛ
ferenssajigna
French
Could you write that down please. (m/f) እባክዎትን ይጻፉልኝ---ibakwotin jitsafulign
እባክዎትን ይጻፉልኝ
ibakwotin jitsafulign
Could you write that down please. (m/f)
Could you please repeat that. (m/f) ሊደግሙልኝ ይችላሉ---lidegmulign jitschilalu
ሊደግሙልኝ ይችላሉ
lidegmulign jitschilalu
Could you please repeat that. (m/f)
Just a moment please. አንድ አፍታ ይቆዩኝ---and afta jikojugn
አንድ አፍታ ይቆዩኝ
and afta jikojugn
Just a moment please.

Numbers

 
zero ዜሮ---zero
ዜሮ
zero
zero
one አንድ---and
አንድ
and
one
two ሁለት---hulet
ሁለት
hulet
two
three ሶሥት---sost
ሶሥት
sost
three
four አራት---arat
አራት
arat
four
five አምስት---amist
አምስት
amist
five
six ስድስት---sidist
ስድስት
sidist
six
seven ሰባት---sebat
ሰባት
sebat
seven
eight ስምንት---simint
ስምንት
simint
eight
nine ዘጠኝ---setegn
ዘጠኝ
setegn
nine
ten አስር---asir
አስር
asir
ten
eleven አስራ አንድ---asra and
አስራ አንድ
asra and
eleven
twelve አስራ ሁለት---asra hulet
አስራ ሁለት
asra hulet
twelve
thirteen አስራ ሶሥት---asra sost
አስራ ሶሥት
asra sost
thirteen
fourteen አስራ አራት---asra arat
አስራ አራት
asra arat
fourteen
fifteen አስራ አምስት---asra amist
አስራ አምስት
asra amist
fifteen
sixteen አስራ ስድስት---asra sidist
አስራ ስድስት
asra sidist
sixteen
seventeen አስራ ሰባት---asra sebat
አስራ ሰባት
asra sebat
seventeen
eighteen አስራ ስምንት---asra simint
አስራ ስምንት
asra simint
eighteen
nineteen አስራ ዘጠኝ---asra setegn
አስራ ዘጠኝ
asra setegn
nineteen
twenty ሃያ---haja
ሃያ
haja
twenty
twenty-one ሃያ አንድ---haja and
ሃያ አንድ
haja and
twenty-one
thirty ሰላሳ---selasa
ሰላሳ
selasa
thirty
forty አርባ---arba
አርባ
arba
forty
fifty ሀምሳ---hamsa
ሀምሳ
hamsa
fifty
sixty ስልሳ---silsa
ስልሳ
silsa
sixty
seventy ሰባ---seba
ሰባ
seba
seventy
eighty ሰማንያ---semanija
ሰማንያ
semanija
eighty
ninety ዘጠና---setena
ዘጠና
setena
ninety
one hundred መቶ---meto
መቶ
meto
one hundred
one thousand አንድ ሺህ---and schih
አንድ ሺህ
and schih
one thousand
one million አንድ ሚልዮን---and milion
አንድ ሚልዮን
and milion
one million
some / a couple ጥንድ---tind
ጥንድ
tind
some / a couple
 

 
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