Travel Guide

Useful Sesotho Phrases

These are some of the phrases from English language to Sesotho

Hello
Lumela

How are you?
U phela joang?

I am fine
Ke phela hantle

What is your name?
Lebitso la hau u mang?

My name is
Lebitso la ka ke

May i have some water
Ke kopa metsi

Help
Ke kopa thuso

May i
Ke kopa

Toilet
Ntloana

I am sorry
Ke kopa ts'oarelo

What is the price?
Ke bokae?

Where do you come from?
U tsoa kae?

I come from
Ke tsoa

May i have food
Ke kopa lijo

Chicken
Nama ea khoho

Beef
Nama ea khomo

Pork
Nama ea kolobe

Mutton
Nama ea nku

Potatoes
Litapole

Vegetables
Meroho

Milk
Lebese

Eggs
Mahe

Stay well
Sala hantle (Salang hantle - plural)

Goodbye
Tsamaea hantle (Tsamaeang hantle - plural)

Thank you
Kea leboha

 

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