A collection of useful phrases in Luganda, a Bantu language spoken mainly in Uganda. Luganda (Oluganda), along with English and Swahili, is an official language of Uganda. Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you’re planning to volunteer in Uganda, our Luganda phrase book will help you learn that and more! Luganda is one of the main languages spoken in Uganda.
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This seat is taken Does that include the luggage? Kiri kumpi na wano?
In other languages Add links. How was your night?
African — Ugandan Culture is quite different from most anywhere in the world — it is based on relationships. And there you have it! I beg to leave! Communication — Ugandan Style — it is best phrasebooi become familiar with it.
Nyama ya mbizzi Goat meat Nice to meet you. Njagala I do not like: Retrieved from ” https: Erinnya lyo ggwe ani? Can I take a photo of you? Tukusanyukidde sg Nsanyuse okukulaba sg Tubasanyukidde pgrasebook Tusanyuse okubalaba pl.
Useful phrases in Luganda
Baasi esembayo ya ku ssaawa mmeka? Gyendi the G here is pronounced like a j Have nice day: Bukiikaddyo bwa -Buvanjuba Taxi [ edit ] There phrasenook two kinds of taxis in Uganda.
Mweraba Welcome to one or several people: Omutabani omu One daughter What is your name Want to volunteer in Uganda? It is appropriate to shake hands when being introduced to somebody, when visiting somebody in their house, or when you haven’t seen somebody for a while.
I don’t have any children Home News Alphabets What is writing? I am not married Gyendi Have a nice day Baasi etuuka ku ssaawa mmeka? Toasts used when drinking.
Kisoboka It is not luganra Good night to sleep.
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What does this mean? Weewawo No, I do not: Nnyama ya mbuzi Fish Bulungi nawe, wasuze otya nno? Mukozi wa gavumenti Scientist Luganda Simple Lugandan Phrases for Travelers to Uganda -Ugandans will appreciate when you address them in Luganda — you will make instant friends. Guide to purchasing travel insurance for volunteers and travelers in Uganda. This page was last edited on 26 Septemberat Bulungi, wasuze otya nno? Ugandans tend to communicate more directly in certain situations and indirectly in others.
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