Some Fijian Phrases

While most people in Fiji speak english, it can’t hurt to learn a few phrases too. Here some basics for you to play around with. More on Bula to come, your first word on the list. Posting again in the morning… unless we have some fun in the airport this afternoon.

Hello
Bula (Boo-lah)
Formal hello

Ni Sa Bula

(Nee-Sa-Boolah)

Good morning
Yadra (Yandra)
Good bye
Moce (Moe-they)
Yes
Io (Ee-yo)
No
Sega (Senga)
Thank you
Vinaka (Vee-na-ka)
Thank you very much

Vinaka Vakalevu

(Vee-na-ka vaka Lay-voo)

No worries

Sega na Lega

(Senga-na-lenga)

How much?
E Vica (Eh-vee-tha)
See you again

Sota Tale

(Soh-tah-tah-lay)

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Posted on July 24, 2009, in Fiji. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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