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Hello. ( formal )
Goeie dag.

Hello. ( informal )
Hallo.

How are you?
Hoe gaan dit?

Fine, thank you.
Goed, dankie.

What is your name?
Wat is jou naam?

My name is ______.
My naam is ______.

Nice to meet you.
Aangename kennis.

Please.
Asseblief.

Thank you.
Dankie.

You're welcome.
Dis 'n plesier.

Yes.
Ja.

No.
Nee.

Excuse me. ( getting attention )
Verskoon my.

Excuse me. ( begging pardon )
Verskoon my / Jammer.

I'm sorry.
Ek is jammer.

Goodbye
Totsiens.

Goodbye ( informal )
Baai.

I can't speak Afrikaans [well].
Ek kan nie [ goed ] Afrikaans praat nie.

Do you speak English?
Praat jy Engels?

Is there someone here who speaks English?
Is hier iemand wat Engels praat?

Help!
Help!

Look out!
Oppas!

Good morning.
Goeie môre.

Good evening.
Goeie naand.

Good night.
Goeie nag.

Good night ( to sleep )
Goeie nag.

I don't understand.
Ek verstaan nie.

Where is the toilet?
Waar is die toilet?

I am wearing jeans.
Ek dra 'n denim broek.

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