Top 20 Translated Phrases in Sicilian Language

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English Sicilian
Welcome Bon vinutu (m)

Bon vinuta (f)

Bon vinuti (pl)

Bon juntu (m) [bɔŋˈgjuntu]

Bon junta (f)

Bon junti (pl)

Hello (General greeting) Ciau


Assa binidica

Sabbinidica [assabbini’ɾika] (formal for elderly people)

How are you? Comu semu?

Comu va?

Comu jamu?

Comu ti senti?

Comu stai?

Comu sta? (frm)

Comu si senti? (frm)

Reply to ‘How are you?’ Bonu!

Ca bonu!

Bonu staju, grazij, e tu?

Bonu staju grazij, e lei? (frm)

Bonu staju, grazij, e vossìa?

(formal for elderly people)

Long time no see Assai avi ca nun ni videmu [av(i)assaj ka nun ni vidɛmu]

or [av(i)asˈsaj kɔnni viˈɾɛmu]

(Mi’) quant’avi ca nun nni videmu!

[mi: kwanˈtavi kɔnni viˈɾɛmu]

What’s your name? Comu ti chiami?

Comu ti mìsiru?

Comu si chiama? (frm)

Comu ci mìsiru? (frm)

My name is … Mi chiamu…

Mi mìsiru…

Where are you from? Di unni si?

Di unni veni?

I’m from … Sugnu di …

Vegnu di … [ˈvɛɲɲu ɾi]

Pleased to meet you Piaciri di canuscìriti

Piaciri di canùsciti

Piaciri di canuscilla (frm)

Piaciri di canuscìrivi

Piaciri di canùscivi (pl)

Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Bon jornu [bɔŋˈggjɔrnu]
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Bon jornu

Bona sira

Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Bona sira
Good night Bona notti
(Parting phrases)

Nni videmu


A biatu

Good luck! Bona furtuna

Bona sorti

Bon prudi

Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day Bona jurnata
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon appititu

Bona manciata

Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Bona partuta

Bona juta

Bon viaggiu


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