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You plan on travelling to the Congo?
Learn the most important words in Lingala


Here you can find the translation of the 50 most important words and expressions into Lingala.
If you are about to travel to the Congo, this is exactly what you are looking for!
 
We will teach you:

  • How to say Hello! and Goodbye in Lingala!
  • To say please and thank you in Lingala!
  • How to say yes and no in Lingala!
  • How do you say “My name is ...” in Lingala?
  • To translate “I'd like to pay, please.” into Lingala?
  • What does “I don't speak Lingala” mean?
  • Learn to count to ten in Lingala.
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Greetings

 
Hello! Mbote!
Mbote!Hello!
Good morning! (sg/pl) Mbote!
Mbote!Good morning! (sg/pl)
Hello! (sg/pl) Mbote!/ Sango nini!
Mbote!/ Sango nini!Hello! (sg/pl)
Good evening! (sg/pl) Mbote!
Mbote!Good evening! (sg/pl)
Good night! (sg/pl) Butu elamu!
Butu elamu!Good night! (sg/pl)
Bye! (infml) Tikala malamu!
Tikala malamu!Bye! (infml)
Good bye! (fml.) Tokomonana!
Tokomonana!Good bye! (fml.)

Important vocabulary

 
yes ee
eeyes
no te
teno
maybe mbala mosúsu
mbala mosúsumaybe
OK ok
okOK
Thank you! De rien!
De rien!Thank you!
You're welcome! (m/f) S'il te pla ît!
S'il te pla ît!You're welcome! (m/f)
Excuse me, … (sg/pl) limbisa ngaï
limbisa ngaïExcuse me, … (sg/pl)
I have ... Na sa na ...
Na sa na ...I have ...
There is ... ... e sa.
... e sa.There is ...

Introducing yourself

 
My name is ... Kombo na ngaï ... .
Kombo na ngaï ... .My name is ...
I'm from ... Na wuti na ...
Na wuti na ...I'm from ...
I'm ... years old. Na sa na mbula ... .
Na sa na mbula ... .I'm ... years old.
I am (not) married. (m/f) Na balami.
Na balami.I am (not) married. (m/f)
I'm traveling with ... Naso kende mobémbo na ...
Naso kende mobémbo na ...I'm traveling with ...

Comprehension

 
I don't understand that. (m/f) Nazo yóka elóko mókó té.
Nazo yóka elóko mókó té.I don't understand that. (m/f)
Do you speak … ? (m/f) Est ce que oyebi koloba ... ?
Est ce que oyebi koloba ... ?Do you speak … ? (m/f)
Does anyone here speak ... ? Mutu moko aya akoki koloba ... ?
Mutu moko aya akoki koloba ... ?Does anyone here speak ... ?
English ki-anglais
ki-anglaisEnglish
French français
françaisFrench
Could you write that down please. (m/f) Koma eloko wana s'il te plaît.
Koma eloko wana s'il te plaît.Could you write that down please. (m/f)
Could you please repeat that. (m/f) Loba lisusu.
Loba lisusu.Could you please repeat that. (m/f)
Just a moment please. Zela moke.
Zela moke.Just a moment please.

Numbers

 
zero libúngútulú
libúngútulúzero
one moko
mokoone
two míbalé
míbalétwo
three misatu
misatuthree
four mine
minefour
five mitano
mitanofive
six sambo
sambosix
seven motoba
motobaseven
eight mwambe
mwambeeight
nine libwá
libwánine
ten dzomi
dzomiten
eleven dzomi na moko
dzomi na mokoeleven
twelve dzomi na míbalé
dzomi na míbalétwelve
thirteen dzomi na misato
dzomi na misatothirteen
fourteen dzomi na mínei
dzomi na míneifourteen
fifteen dzomi na mitano
dzomi na mitanofifteen
sixteen dzomi na motoba 
dzomi na motoba sixteen
seventeen dzomi na sambo
dzomi na samboseventeen
eighteen dzomi na mwambe
dzomi na mwambeeighteen
nineteen dzomi na libwa
dzomi na libwanineteen
twenty ntuku míbalé
ntuku míbalétwenty
twenty-one ntuku míbalé na moko
ntuku míbalé na mokotwenty-one
thirty ntuku misato
ntuku misatothirty
forty ntuku minei
ntuku mineiforty
fifty ntuku mitano
ntuku mitanofifty
sixty ntuku motoba
ntuku motobasixty
seventy ntuku sambo
ntuku samboseventy
eighty ntuku mwambe
ntuku mwambeeighty
ninety ntuku libwa
ntuku libwaninety
one hundred nkama
nkamaone hundred
one thousand nkoto
nkotoone thousand
one million epúná/ efúku
epúná/ efúkuone million
some / a couple míbalé
míbalésome / a couple
 

 
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In this Lingala course you are going to learn:
  • Vocabulary and useful phrases you are definitely going to need when you are on your trip to the Congo!
  • The best thing about it is; you will only need to spend 17 minutes a day on learning!
    Only a few days will be sufficient to get yourself ready for your trip to the Congo.
  • This Travel Course for Lingala works with our one and only unique 17-minutes long time learning method:
    You are going to learn new Lingala words much faster than with every other method.
    You are going to work with this course intensively – so we can we assure you are never ever going to forget the vocabulary again.
  • This course is going to provide you with new tasks every single day:
    We support you on your motivation - you can analyse and check your progress every day.
  • More than half a million people are already learning with our program and are more than happy and content with it!
 
Lingala course at a special price of instead of
 
This course will teach you essential and important basics which you should know about when speaking Lingala:
  • How can I book a hotel room in Lingala?
    If you would like to book an accommodation for your trip, this is the place to be!
    Here, you are going to find inspiration and excellent assistance.
  • How can I order in a restaurant in Lingala?
    You like going out for a meal?
    You are interested in the Lingala cuisine and country specific specialities?
    Excellent: In this course you are going to learn to read and to understand a Lingala menu.
    Moreover you are going to learn how to order a meal and beverages.
    This course is going to prepare you well also for shopping tours across the market and shopping at the super market.
  • While travelling, information is regularly needed and you definitely want to ask questions.
    This course will teach you e.g. how to ask the way.
    Additionally you will learn how to ask the time and how much the items are that you would like buy.
 
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