This is a list of mistakes in Somali. Helpful when trying to learn a new word. Also useful when there is a misunderstanding or confusion.
|My French is bad: Af Faransiiskeeygu ma fiicna|
|I need to practice my French: Waxaan u baahanay inaan ku hadlo ama ku cel celiyo Af Faransiiskeeyga
|Don't worry!: Waxba ha wal-welin!|
|Excuse me? : Iga raali ahaw(iigu celi)!
|Sorry: Waan ka xumahay|
|No problem!: Wax dhibaato ah ma leh
|Can you repeat?: Ma ku soo celin kartaa|
|Can you speak slowly?: Si tartiib ah ma u hadli kartaa?
|Write it down please!: Fadlan qor!|
|I don't understand!: Ma fahmi karo!
|Did you understand what I said?: Ma fahamtay waxaan iri?|
|What is this?: Waxani waa maxay?
|I don't know!: Ma aqaani|
|What's that called in French?: Maxaa Af Faransii waxaas lagu dhahaa?
|What does that word mean in English?: Maxaa af Ingiriis lagu dhahaa micnaha ereygaas?|
|How do you say "OK" in French?: Sidee baa af Faransiis loogu dhahaa "OK"
|Is that right?: Taasi ma saxbaa?|
|Is that wrong?: Taasi ma khalad baa?
|What should I say?: Maxaan dhahaa?|
These are some words from the above sentences that you might also need to use by themselves.
|To speak: In la hadlo|
|Slowly: Si tartiib ah|
|Quickly: Si dhaqso ah|
Hopefully the expressions for mistakes in Somali can help you clear some misunderstanding and allow you to ask questions. Check out the next topic below or choose your own subject from the menu above.
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