Useful phrases in Romansh

A collection of useful phrases in Romansh, a Romance language spoken in the Swiss canton of Grisons.

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English rumantsch (Romansh)
Welcome Bainvegni
Hello
(General greeting)
Ciao / Tgau / Allegra
How are you? Co vai?
Reply to 'How are you?' Fitg bain, grazia. E ti?
Long time no see  
What's your name? Co haveis vus num?
My name is ... Jeu hai num ...
Where are you from?  
I'm from ...  
Pleased to meet you Fa plaschair
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Bien di / Bun di
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Buna sera / Buna saira
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Buna sera / Buna saira
Good night Buna notg
Goodbye
(Parting phrases)
Chau / Sin seveser / A revair / A pli tard
Good luck  
Cheers!
(Toasts used when drinking)
 
Have a nice day  
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
 
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
 
Do you understand? Chapeschas ti?
I understand Jau chapesch
I don't understand Jau na chapesch betg
I don't know  
Please speak more slowly Pudessas ti discurrer pli plaun?
Please say that again Pudessas ti repeter quai?
Please write it down  
Do you speak English? Discurras ti englais?
Do you speak Romansh? Discurras ti rumantsch?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Gea, in pitschen
How do you say ... in Romansh? Co ha ... num per rumantsch?
Excuse me Perdunai
How much is this? Con cuosta quei?
Sorry I ma displacha
Please Per plaschair
Thank you Grazia / Grazia fitg / Engraziel
Reply to thank you Anzi
Where's the toilet? Nua è tualetta?
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 Jeu carezel tei
Get well soon  
Go away!  
Leave me alone!  
Help! Agid!
Fire! Fieu!
Stop!
Call the police!  
Christmas and New Year greetings Legreivlas fiastas da Nadal ed in bien niev onn!
Easter greetings  
Birthday greetings  
One language is never enough  
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
 

Information about Romansh | Useful phrases in Romansh | Numbers in Romansh | Tower of Babel in Romansh

Links

Other collections of Romansh phrases
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avNHv9mEaFs
http://www.about.ch/culture/languages/words_n_phrases.html
http://www.linguashop.com/en/basic-phrases-romansh.php

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