Somali Phrases

Welcome to our seventh lesson about popular Somali 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
Somali
Happy birthday
dhalasho wanaagsan
Happy new year
sannad wanaagsan
Merry Christmas
kirismas wanaagsan
Good luck
nasiib wacan
Congratulations
hambalyo

Travel Phrases
Somali
I have a reservation (hotel)
wuu ii carbuunan yahay
Do you have rooms available?
miyaad haysaa qolal bannaan
I would like a non-smoking room
waxaan jeclaan lahaa qol aan sigaar lagu cabin
What is the charge per night?
waa maxay qiimaha habaynkiiba
Is this seat taken?
kursigaan ma la qaatay
I'm vegetarian
waxaan ahay khudaar cune
Waiter
kabalyeeri
How much is this?
waa imisa kani
This is very expensive
kani aad buu qaali u yahay

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

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