Xhosa Phrases

Welcome to our seventh lesson about popular Xhosa 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
Xhosa
Happy birthday
halala ngemini yakho yokuzalwa Audio
Happy new year
halala kulonyaka omtsha Audio
Merry Christmas
krisimesi emnandi Audio
Good luck
sikunqwenelela impumelelo Audio
Congratulations
Halala! Audio

Travel Phrases
Xhosa
I have a reservation (hotel)
ndigcinelwe indAwo Audio
Do you have rooms available?
ngaba unalo igumbi elikhoyo? Audio
I would like a non-smoking room
bendingathanda igumbi elingatshayelwayo kulo Audio
What is the charge per night?
yimalini igumbi lokulala ubusuku obunye? Audio
Is this seat taken?
ngaba esisihlalo sesithathiwe? Audio
I'm vegetarian
nditya imifuno kuphela Audio
Waiter
weyita Audio
How much is this?
Yimalini lento? Audio
This is very expensive
Ixabisa kakhulu Audio

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

Xhosa Numbers   Xhosa Numbers

Xhosa Grammar   Xhosa Grammar


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