Tahitian phrasebook

Tahitian is the main language of French Polynesia.

source : Wikivoyage

Pronounciation Guide and Phrase List

  • Basics

    · Hello.,ia orana

    · Hello. ("informal"),. (" ")

    · How are you?,? ("Maita'i oe?")

    · Fine, thank you.,. ("Maruuru")

    · What is your name?,? ("O vai to oe io'a?")

    · My name is ______ .,______ . (" _____ .")

    · Nice to meet you.,. (" ")

    · Please.,. (" ")

    · Thank you.,. ("Mauruuru")

    · You're welcome.,. (" ")

    · No problem.,("Aita pe'a'pe'a").

    · Yes.,. ("E, oia ")

    · No.,. ("Aita ")

    · Excuse me. ("getting attention"),. (" ")

    · Excuse me. ("begging pardon"),. (" ")

    · I'm sorry.,. (" ")

    · Goodbye,Nana

    · Goodbye ("informal"),. (" ")

    · I can't speak "name of language",[ . (" [ ]")

    · Do you speak English?,? ("Ua ite oe i te parau Marite?")

    · Is there someone here who speaks English?,? (" ?")

    · Help!,! (" !")

    · Look out!,! (" !")

    · Good morning.,. (" ")

    · Good evening.,. (" ")

    · Good night.,. (" ")

    · Good night ("to sleep"),. (" ")

    · I don't understand.,. ("Aita i papu ia'u ")

    · Where is the toilet?,? (" ?")

  • Numbers

    · 1 - dahi

    · 2 - piti

    · 3 - toru

    · 4 - maha

    · 5 - pae

    · 6 - ono

    · 7 - hitu

    · 8 - va'u,

    · 9 - iv'a,

    · 10 - ho'e'ahuru

    · 11 - ho'e'ahuru'ngak'dahi

    · 20 - piti'ra'ho'e'ahuru

    · 50 - pae'ra'ho'e'ahuru

    · 100 - ho'inaa

    · 200 - piti'ra'ho'inaa

    · 500 - pae'ra'ho'inaa

    · 1000 - ho'ahura'inaa

    · 2000 - piti'ra'ho'ahura'inaa

    · 5000 - pae'ra'ho'ahura'inaa

    · 10000 - ho'ahura'huru'ho'inaa

    · 100000 - ho'inu'ho'inaa

    · 1,000,000 - dahi'ya'ho'uwuiha

  • Days

    · Mon.Monire,Tues.Mahana Piti,Wed.Mahana Toru,Thur.Mahana maha,Fri. Mahana pae,

    · Sat.Mahana ma'a,Sun.Tapati

  • Bars

    · Fare inura'a