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Globasa is a language designed to be easy to learn and to be used by people who do not share a common language. It borrows words from many of the world's languages, so some Globasa words may look familiar to you.

Whether you are traveling abroad or are learning the language just for fun, the phrases presented here will guide you on a path to using the language for yourself, whether it be just a few phrases for a trip or becoming conversational.

Introducing yourself / Meeting someone new[]

  • Salom! Hi!/Hello!
  • Xanti! Peace!/Hello!/Goodbye!
  • Bonata! Welcome!
  • Bonsoba! Good morning!
  • Bonnuru! Good day!/Good afternoon!
  • Bonaxam! Good evening!
  • Bonnoce! Good night!
  • Yu (is) kepul? How are you?
  • Daymo bon, ji yu? Very well, and you?
  • Bon. Fine.
  • Semibon. Not too bad.
  • Semi semi. So-so.
  • Yusu name is keto? What is your name?
  • Misu name is ____. My name is ____.
  • (To is) yukwe, na xorkone yu./Yukwe. It's nice to meet you.
  • (To is) furaha, na xorkone yu./Furaha. It's a pleasure to meet you.
  • Xukra. Thank you.
  • Multi xukra. Thank you very much.
  • No hay seba. You're welcome.
  • Weda! Bye!/Goodbye!
  • Finfe (rioko)! See you!
  • Finfe xaya! See you later!
  • Finfe ner xaya! See you soon!
  • Bonturi! Bon voyage!
  • Kam yu (pala) Globasa? Do you speak Globasa?
  • Si, xosu. Yes, a little bit.
  • Yu pala ke basa? Which languages do you speak?
  • Mi pala Globasa, Englisa, ji Espanisa. I speak Globasa, English, and Spanish.
  • Mi xwexi (na pala) Globasa. I'm learning (to speak) Globasa.
  • Yu is of keloka? Where are you from?
  • Mi is of ____. I'm from ____.
  • Yu ogar keloka? Where do you live?
  • Mi ogar in ____. I live in ____.
  • Yusu ergoxey is keto? What is your occupation?
  • Mi is ____. I'm a(n) ____.
  • Yu is kemo lao? How old are you?
  • Mi is lao fe ____ nyan. I'm ____ years old.
  • Yusu preferido yamxey is keto? What's your favorite food?
  • Yusu preferido tipo fe musika is keto? What's your favorite type of music?
  • Kam yu suki/furaha yamxey? Do you like/enjoy food?
  • Kam yu suki/furaha musika? Do you like/enjoy music?

Basic phrases[]

  • Si. Yes.
  • No. No.
  • Mi no jixi. I don't know.
  • Mi jixi. I know.
  • Ible. Maybe./Possibly.
  • Fe lutuf. Please.
  • Asif. Sorry.
  • Mafu. Excuse me./Pardon me.
  • Posjui. Never mind.
  • Kete? Who?
  • Keto? What?
  • Kewatu? When?
  • Keloka? Where?
  • Keseba? Why?/How come?
  • Kam yu aham? Do you understand?
  • Mi aham. I see./I understand.
  • Mi no aham. I don't understand.
  • Ren loga ____ kemaner (fe Globasa)? How do you say ____ (in Globasa)?
  • Fe lutuf, am rigi dento. Please repeat that.
  • Fe lutuf, am pala hanman. Please speak slowly.
  • Daybon! Great!/Awesome!/Excellent!/Fantastic!
  • Otima! Awesome!
  • Suprem! Excellent!/Cool!
  • Melibon! Nice!/Sweet!
  • Afarin! Good job!/Well done!/Bravo!
  • Mi xa ruata. I'll be back.
  • Mi le ruata. I'm back.
  • Perfeto! Perfect!
  • Bonxanse! Good luck!
  • Bonyam! Bon appetit!

Telling time[]

  • To is ke satu? What time is it?
  • To is (satu) un. It's one o'clock.
  • To is (satu) sisa (ji) tigades lima. It's six thirty-five.
  • To is (satu) oco fe soba. It's eight in the morning.

At the airport[]

At the restaurant[]

Shopping[]

  • To/hinto/dento kima kekwanti? How much does it/this/that cost?
  • To/hinto/dento kima ____ dolar. It/this/that costs ____ dollars.

Emergencies[]

  • Meydey! Help! (Emergency)
  • Sahay! Help!
  • Am telifon polisi! Call the police!

Holidays[]

  • Hox Kristodin! Merry Christmas!
  • Hox xencudin! Happy birthday!
  • Hox Rujiwadin! Happy Easter!
  • Hox Neo Nyan! Happy New Year!
  • Hox Globasadin! Happy Globasa Day!
  • Hox Xukradin! Happy Thanksgiving!

Food[]

  • dyex plate
  • kaxoke spoon
  • forke fork
  • sui water
  • milko milk
  • ovo egg
  • pingo apple
  • banana banana
  • kafe coffee
  • bira beer
  • vino wine
  • cay tea
  • jusu juice
  • jubin cheese
  • risi rice

Numbers (0-100)[]

  • nil 0
  • un 1
  • dua 2
  • tiga 3
  • care 4
  • lima 5
  • sisa 6
  • sabe 7
  • oco 8
  • nue 9
  • des 10
  • des un 11
  • des dua 12
  • des tiga 13
  • des care 14
  • des lima 15
  • des sisa 16
  • des sabe 17
  • des oco 18
  • des nue 19
  • duades 20
  • duades un 21
  • tigades 30
  • caredes 40
  • limades 50
  • sisades 60
  • sabedes 70
  • ocodes 80
  • nuedes 90
  • cen 100

Numbers (100+)[]

  • cen un 101
  • cen duades tiga 123
  • duacen 200
  • kilo 1,000
  • mega 1,000,000
  • giga 1,000,000,000
  • tera 1,000,000,000,000

Colors[]

  • roso red
  • orange orange
  • jalo yellow
  • kijawi green
  • blue blue
  • purpuro purple
  • syahe black
  • sefide white
  • pinku pink
  • bruno brown
  • hwese gray

Languages[]

  • Globasa Globasa
  • Englisa English
  • Espanisa Spanish
  • Fransesa French
  • Putunhwa Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Arabisa Arabic
  • Hindisa Hindi
  • Niponsa Japanese
  • Hangusa Korean

Countries[]

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