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English
Word
Amharic
Pronunciation/
Phonetic
Hello Selam Se-la-m
Bye/So long Ciao Chi-o
Thank you Ameseginalehu Ame-segi-na-lew
Coffee Buna Boo-na
Breakfast Qurse Qoo-r-s
Dinner Erat I-ra-t
Food Megib M-gi-b
Restaurant Megib Bet M-gi-b Be-t
Beer Birra Bi-ra
Yes Awo Ah-wo
No Aye Eye
Excuse me Yikerta Yi-ke-r-ta
Good bye Dehna Hun (male)
Dehna Hungi (female)
Dehna Hunu (plural)
Deh-na Hu-n, Hu-ng-i, Hu-nu
I Iné En-é
We Inga E-ng-a
     
English
Phrases
Amharic
Pronunciation/
Phonetic
How are you? (male) Dehna Neh? Deh-na Ne-h
  (female) Dehna Nehs? Deh-na Ne-sh
  (plural) Dehna Nachu? Deh-na Na-ch-oo
I'm fine Dehna Negn Deh-na Ne-gn
I would like to see the menu please Menu, bakish (female) & Menu, bakih (male) Menu e-ba-ki-sh (female) or Menu e-ba-kih
I would like to order now le mazez tezegajiyalehu le ma-ze-z t-ze-ga-ji-ya-le-hoo
Could I have the bill, please Hisab bakish (female), Hisab bakih Hi-sa-b ba-ki-sh (female) or Hi-sa-b ba-kih (male)

 

Numbers
One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six
Seven
Eight
Nine
Ten
Eleven
Twelve
Thirteen, etc.
Twenty
Twenty-one, etc.
Thirty
Thirty-one, etc.
Forty
Fifty
One hundred
One thousand
And
Hulet
Sost
Arat
Amist
Sidist
Sebat
Semmint
Zetegn
Asser
Asra-and
Asra-hulet
Asra-sost, etc.
Haya
Haya-and, etc.
Selasa
Selasa-and, etc.
Arba
Amsa
And meto
And shi

Words related to restaurants
- Official language: Amharic
- Hello = Selam
- Bye = Ciao
- Thank You = Ame-segi-na-lew
- Coffee = Bu-na
- Breakfast = Q-urse
- Lunch = Mi-sa
- Dinner = E-rat
- Good = Tiru
- Food = Me-gib
- Restaurant = Me-gib Bet

 

Days of the week
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Ihud
Segno
Maksegno
Erob
Hamus
Arb
Kidame



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