Oromo Phrases

Welcome to our seventh lesson about popular Oromo phrases. This page will include greetings, questions, emergency and survival expressions, asking for direction, language practice, introducing yourself, holiday wishes, and finally some travel phrases.

Holiday Wishes
Oromo
Happy birthday
ayyaana dhalootaa gaarii
Happy new year
ayyaana haaraa gaarii
Merry Christmas
ayyaana dhalootaa kiristoos gaarii hata'u
Good luck
carraa gaarii, (or milkaa'a)
Congratulations
baga gamadan

Travel Phrases
Oromo
I have a reservation (hotel)
iddoo qabadheera
Do you have rooms available?
kutaan siree duwwaan jira?
I would like a non-smoking room
kutaa dhowwaa sigaaraa qabu nfedha
What is the charge per night?
halkan tokkoof gaiin meeqa?
Is this seat taken?
teesumni kun qabameera?
I'm vegetarian
foon nan lagadha
Waiter
tajaajilaa / baashira
How much is this?
kun gatiin meeqa?
This is very expensive
gar malee mi'aadha

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the phrases in Oromo. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Oromo Numbers   Oromo Numbers

Oromo Grammar   Oromo Grammar


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