When learning or using the Barzuna language, here are a few phrases to know for usefulness.

Basic introductions/antroduzions basiguesEdit

Hola: hello (o-LAH)

Bun jurno: good day (boon-SHOOR-no)

Buna matina: good morning (boona mat-EE-na)

Bun vespre: good afternoon (vess-pray)

Buna note: good night (no-tay)

Adeus: goodbye (a-DEH-oos)

Hast apres: see you later\until later (ast ap-ress)

Par favor: please (par fah-voar)

(Moltes) Grazies: thank you (very much) (mole-TESS GRA-zee-es)

Con praser: with pleasure (your welcome) (con PRAH-sehr)

Desculpe(-me): (I'm)sorry/excuse me (des-COOL-peh-may)

Com estas: how are you?

Si/no: yes/no


For a formal introduction, one would say:

  • Bun jurno, come-vais vos? Meu nome sest [insert name]. (Good day, how is it going? My name is ___)

For a casual greeting or introduction, one would say:

  • Hola, com estas? Jo seu [insert name]. (Hi, how are you. I'm ___)

In response to one of these questions, one would answer:

  • Tode va bun, gracies. E vos? (All is well, thanks. And you?) or
  • Jo estoy bun. E tu? (I'm good, and you?)

And then reply:

  • Eu mesme (the same), egualment bun (equally good), molte mal (very bad)

Sest en praser an conezer-te.

Numbers and moneyEdit


  • En-quart (one quarter), en-terze (one third) mezu (half)

One to ten:

  • Un, dos, treis, quater, cinc, seis, set, ot, nove, dez

Eleven to twenty:

  • Unze, doze, treize, catorze, quinze, disseis, disset, dissot, disenove, vente

Twenty one to ninety:

  • Vente-un (21), trente-dos (32), quarente-treis (43), cinquente-quater (54), seisente (60), setente (70), otente (80), novente (90)

100 to 1000:

  • Cent (100), doscent (200), doscent quarente-nove (249), treiscent (300), quatercent (400), cinc-cent (500), seiscent (600), setcent (700), otcent (800), nove-cent (900)

Large numbers:

  • Mile (1000), Dez-mil (10,000), Un milion (one million) Un bilion (one billion)

About yourself/subre vosEdit

What is your name?:

  • Quels sest voses nome? (formal)
  • Que sest tu nome? (informal)

I am/My name is...

  • Jo seu/Meu nome sest...

Where are you from

  • De dove seis-tu?
  • De dove seus vossos? (formal)

I am from:

  • Jo seu de [Barzona, Franza, your country].
  • Jo seu [Barzuna, Frances, your demonym]

Out and aboutEdit

Where can I find a restaurant (bathroom, hotel, youth hostel, bus station, taxi, hospital)?

  • Dove pode ajar en restaurante (banio, hotel, albergue, paro na autobus, taxi, hustal)?

How can I get to...

  • Como pode jegar an...

Turn left (right). Turn around. Go straight ahead.

  • Volte sa esquedra (sa direta). Faz-volta. Anda directe.

How much does the taxi cost to...

  • Quant cuest eu taxi an direzion na...

Take me to...

  • Jeva-me an...

Do you speak English (Dutch, Barzuna)?

  • Parlas Angles (Ulandes, Barzuna)?

I don't speak Barzuna

  • Jo no parlo Barzuna

I need your help.

  • Jo necesit vos aida.


A table for one person (two, three... persons), please.

  • Ena mesa par una persona (dos, treis... personas), par favor.

May I seat (may we seat) beside the window?

  • Pode sentar-me (podemos sentarnos) a costa na fenestra?

Can I look at the menu, please?

  • Pode ver a carta, par favor?

Is there a local (house) specialty?

  • Hay ena especialida local (nalla caze)?

I don't eat meat. I'm a vegetarian.

  • Jo no manjo carne, seu vegetariano.

I want a dish with chicken (beef, vegetables, rice, fish...).

  • Jo quero un prat con polardo (carne, verdures, arroz, pesse...).

May I have a glass (bottle) of juice (milk, coffee, tea, wine, beer)?

  • Pode aber un vas (frasco) na jugo (leite, cafe, te, vino, biera)?

May I have sugar (salt, ice, a napkin)?

  • Pode aber zucar (sal, jelo, en tuval)?

The check, please.

  • A conta, favor.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, a snack.

  • Desajuno, mediado, sopardo, ena berena


Do you have any rooms available?

  • Hay camaras desponibles?

How much is a room (for 2 people)? For three nights?

  • Quant cuest ena camara (par dos personas)? Par treis notes?

Does the room come with... (a TV, a telephone, a bathroom, a shower)?

  • Vene a camara con... (en televisor, en telfun, en baniu, ena ducha)?

Can I see the room?

  • Pode ver a camara?

Is breakfast included?

Sest eu desajuno ancluid?


How much is this?

  • Quant cuest este?

This is very expensive (cheap).

  • Este ses molte car (barato)

Can you give me a better price?

  • Pode dar-me en pris mellor?

Do you have other styles (sizes, colors)?

  • Tenes oltres estils (medias, colors)?

Can I have a bag?

  • Pode dar-me ena borza?

Do you have toothpaste (a toothbrush, aspirin, a postcard, postage stamps, books)

  • Tenes crema-dents (en brosa-dents, aspirina, en guarda-matra, ena targeta postal, selos postals, libres)