Useful phrases in Abkhaz

A collection of useful phrases in Abkhaz, a North West Caucasian language spoken mainly in Abkhazia, an autonomous republic within Georgia.

To see these phrases in many other languages click on the English versions.

Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, m = male (said to males), f = female (said to females), pl = plural (said to more than one person).

Phrase аҧсуа бызшәа (Abkhaz)
Welcome Бзиала шәаабеит (Bziala šəaabeit)
Hello
(General greeting)
Бзиа збаша (Bzia zbaşa)
Бзиара убааит (Bziara ubaait) - m
Бзиара ббааит (Bziara bbaait) - f
Бзиара жәбааит (Bziara žəbaait) - pl
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Ушҧаҟоу? (Ušṗaꝁou?) - m
Бышҧаҟоу? (Byšṗaꝁou?) - f
Шәышҧаҟақоу? (Šəyšṗaꝁaⱪou?) - pl
Иҟеи? (Iꝁei) - What's new?
Reply to 'How are you?' Хар сымам (Xar symam) - I'm fine
Бзиароуп (Bziaroup) - Everything's OK
Сыҟоуп ус ашьшьыҳәа
(Syꝁoup us aš’š’yx̢əa) - I'm OK
Long time no see
What's your name? Уара уа́рбан? (Uara yárban?) - m
Бара ба́рбан? (Bara bárban?) - f
Уара иухьӡи? (Uara iyx’źi?) - m
Бара ибыхьӡи? (Bara ibyx’źi?) - f
My name is ... Сара ... сыхьӡуп (Sara ... syx’źup)
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Pleased to meet you
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Уа, Шьыжьы бзиа (Ua, Š’yž’y bzia)
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Уа, мшы бзиа (Ua, mšy bzia)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Уа, мшы бзиа (Ua, mšy bzia)
Good night Ашара шәзыбзиарахааит (Ašara šəzybziaraxaait)
Аҵх алҧха уоуааит (Ac̄x alṗxa uouaait)
Goodbye
(Parting phrases)
Абзиараз (Abziaraz)
Good luck
Cheers!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
I understand
I don't understand
Yes
No
Maybe
I don't know
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again
Please write it down
Do you speak English? Англыз бызшәа жәдыруама?
(Anglyz byzšəa žədyryama?)
Do you speak Abkhaz? Аҧcшәа уҳәоума?
(Aṗsšəa ux̢əuma?)
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Speak to me in Abkhaz
How do you say ... in Abkhaz?
Excuse me
How much is this?
Sorry
Please
Thank you Иҭабуп (It̢abup)
Reply to thank you
Where's the toilet?
This gentleman will pay for everything
This lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
I miss you
I love you
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone!
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
Call the police!
Christmas and New Year greetings Ашыкс чыц удысных ялойт
(Aşyks chyts udysnyh jaloyt) - Happy new year
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?

Information about Abkhaz

Links

Other collections of Abkhaz phrases
http://www.discoverabkhazia.org/#!language/c11do
http://wikitravel.org/en/Abkhaz_phrasebook
http://www.abyzshwa.narod.ru/Aspect.htm
http://www.abyzshwa.narod.ru/table.htm

Phrases in North West Caucasian languages

Abkhaz, Adyghe

Phrases in other languages


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