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Welcome[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Welcome
  • Afrikaans: Welkom
  • IsiNdebele: Siyaalemukela
  • Northern Sotho: Kamogelo (noun) / Amogela (verb)
  • Sesotho: Kamohelo (noun) / Amohela (verb)
  • Setswana: Kamogelo (noun) / Amogela (verb)
  • SiSwati: Sondzela
  • Xitsonga: U amukeriwile (singular form) / Mi amukeriwile (plural form)
  • Tshivenda: Vho tanganedzwa (note that there should be a ^ symbol under the "t" in the second word) / Vho tanganedziwa kha *

(Welcome to *)

  • IsiXhosa: Ulwamkelo (noun) / Amkela (verb)
  • IsiZulu: Ukwemukela (noun) / Emukela (verb)

Kinyarwanda: murakaza neza

Thank you[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Thank you
  • Afrikaans: Dankie
  • IsiNdebele: Ngiyabonga
  • Sesotho: Ke a leboha
  • Northern Sotho: Ke a leboga
  • Setswana: Ke a leboga
  • SiSwati: Siyabonga
  • Xitsonga: Inkomu
  • Tshivenda: Ndo livhuwa / Ro livhuwa
  • IsiXhosa: Enkosi
  • IsiZulu: Ngiyabonga

Kinyarwanda: Murakoze (prural) / Urakoze

Hello[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Hello
  • Afrikaans: Goeiedag / Hallo
  • IsiNdebele: Lijhani
  • Sesotho: Dumela (singular) / Dumelang (plural)
  • Northern Sotho: Dumela (singular) / Dumelang (plural)
  • Setswana: Dumela (singular) / Dumelang (plural)
  • SiSwati: Sawubona
  • Xitsonga: Avuxeni
  • Tshivenda: Ndaa (male) / Aa (female)
  • IsiXhosa: Molo (singular) / Molweni (plural)
  • IsiZulu: Sawubona (singular) / Sanibonani (plural)

Goodbye[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Goodbye
  • Afrikaans: Totsiens
  • IsiNdebele: Usale kuhle (stay well) / Uhambe kuhle (go well)
  • Sesotho: Sala hantle (stay well) / Tsamaya hantle (go well)
  • Northern Sotho: Sala gabotse (stay well) / Sepela gabotse
  • Setswana: Sala sentle (stay well) / Tsamaya sentle (go well)
  • SiSwati: Sala kahle (stay well) / Hamba kahle (go well)
  • Xitsonga: Salani
  • Tshivenda: Kha vha sale zwavhudi
  • IsiXhosa: Sala kakuhle (stay well) / Hamba kakuhle (go well)
  • IsiZulu: Sala kahle (stay well) / Hamba kahle (go well)
  • Kinyarwanda: Urabeho, Murabeho (prural)

No smoking[hlela | edit source]

  • English: No smoking
  • Afrikaans: Rook verbode
  • IsiNdebele: Akubhenywa
  • Sesotho: Ha ho tsubiwe
  • Northern Sotho: Ga go kgogwe
  • Setswana: Ga go tsubiwe
  • SiSwati: Akubhenywa
  • Xitsonga: A ku dzhahiwi
  • Tshivenda: A hu dahiwi
  • IsiXhosa: Akutshaywa
  • IsiZulu: Akubhenywa

No entrance[hlela | edit source]

  • English: No entrance
  • Afrikaans: Geen ingang
  • IsiNdebele: Akungenwa
  • Sesotho: Ha ho kenwe
  • Northern Sotho: Ga go tsenwe
  • Setswana: Ga go tsenwe
  • SiSwati: Akungenwa
  • Xitsonga: A ku ngheniwi
  • Tshivenda: A hu dzhenwi
  • IsiXhosa: Akungenwa
  • IsiZulu: Akungenwa

Mind the step[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Mind the step
  • Afrikaans: Oppas vir die trap
  • IsiNdebele: Tjheja la ugadanga khona
  • Sesotho: Hlokomela setepisi
  • Northern Sotho: Hlokomela distepse
  • Setswana: Tlhokomela fa o gatang teng
  • SiSwati: Caphela sitebhisi
  • Xitsonga: Xiya-xiya xitepisi
  • Tshivenda: Vha vhone tshit^episi (^ under the preceding t)
  • IsiXhosa: Lumkela isinyuko
  • IsiZulu: Qaphela isitebhisi

Caution![hlela | edit source]

  • English: Caution!
  • Afrikaans: Pasop!
  • IsiNdebele: Yelela!
  • Sesotho: Hlokomela!
  • Northern Sotho: Ela tlhoko!
  • Setswana: Ela tlhoko
  • SiSwati: Caphela!
  • Xitsonga: Tivonele!
  • Tshivenda: Vha thogomele! (^ under the t)
  • IsiXhosa: Lumka!
  • IsiZulu: Qaphela!

Happy Birthday[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Happy Birthday
  • Afrikaans: Veels geluk met jou verjaarsdag
  • IsiNdebele - Ilanga elimnandi lamabeletho
  • Northern Sotho - Mahlatse letšatšing la matswalo
  • Sesotho - Letsatsi le monate la tswalo
  • SiSwati - Lusuku lwekutalwa loluhle
  • Xitsonga -Ndzi tlangela siku ro velekiwa
  • Tswana - Masego a Letsatsi la Matsalo
  • Tshivenda - Duvha la mabebo lavhudi (write with ^ under the d's)
  • IsiXhosa - Min'emnandi yokuzalwa
  • IsiZulu - Usuku lokuzalwa oluhle

Season's Greetings[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Season's Greetings
  • Afrikaans: Feesgroete
  • IsiNdebele: Izilokotho Ezihle Zamaholdeni
  • Sesotho: Ditakaletso tse Molemo
  • Northern Sotho: Ditumedišo tša Sehla sa Maikhutšo
  • Setswana: Ditumediso tsa setlha
  • Siswati: Tilokotfo letinhle kulesikhatsi semnyaka
  • Xitsonga: Mikateko ya Masiku yo Wisa
  • Tshivenda: Ni vhe na nwaha wavhu^di (^ add this symbol below the preceding letter)
  • IsiXhosa: Imibuliso Yelixesha Lonyaka
  • IsiZulu: Izilokotho Ezinhle Zamaholide

Merry Christmas[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Merry Christmas
  • Afrikaans: Geseënde Kersfees
  • IsiNdebele: Ukresimusi omnandi
  • Sesotho: Keresemese e monate
  • Northern Sotho: Mahlogonolo a Keresemose
  • Setswana: Masego a Keresemose
  • SiSwati: Khisimusi lomuhle
  • Xitsonga: A ku ve Khisimusi lerinene
  • Tshivenda: D^uvha l^a mabebo a Murena l^avhud^i (^ add this symbol below the preceding letter) / Ḓuvha ḽa mabebo a Murena ḽavhuḓi
  • IsiXhosa: Krisimesi emnandi
  • IsiZulu: Ukhisimusi omuhle
  • Kinyarwanda: Noheli nziza

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year[hlela | edit source]

  • English: Merry Christmas and a happy New Year
  • Afrikaans: Geseënde Kersfees en voorspoedige Nuwejaar
  • IsiNdebele: Ukresimusi omnandi nonyaka omutjha omuhle
  • Sesotho: Keresemese e monate le mahlohonolo a selemo se setjha
  • Northern Sotho: Mahlogonolo a Keresemose le ngwaga wo moswa wo monate
  • Setswana: Masego a Keresemose le Boitumelo mo Ngwageng o Mošwa
  • SiSwati: Khisimusi lomuhle kanye neMnyaka lomusha lonenjabulo
  • Xitsonga: A ku vi Khisimusi lerinene naswona a ku vi lembe lerintshwa lerinene
  • Tshivenda: D^uvha l^a mabebo a Murena na N.waha muswa zwavhud^i (^ or . add these symbols to the preceding letter)
  • IsiXhosa: Krisimesi emnandi nonyaka omtsha onamathamsanqa
  • IsiZulu: Ukhisimusi omuhle nonyaka omusha onenjabulo
  • Kinyarawansda: Noheli nziza n'umwaka mushya muhire