1. Hello ? Waah Gwaan
1. Hello ? Waah Gwaan
When do we arrive? – Wen wih ago reach?
When do we leave? – wen wih ago leff?
When do you arrive in the USA? – wen yuh com a dih usa?
When do you get off work? – wen yuh ago leff wuk?
When do you start work? – wen yuh ago staat wuk?
When does he arrive? – wen ihm ago reach?
When does it arrive? – wen it ago reach?
When does the bank open? – wen di bank ago op’en
When does the bus leave? – wen di buss aggo leff?
When does the plane arrive? – wen di plane aggo reach?
When I went to the store, they didn’t have any apples – wen mi gaaw di store dem neva hav nuh apple
When is the next bus to Philadelphia? – wen addi nex buss fi go a philidalphia
When is your birthday? – wen ayu birtday
When was the last time you talked to your mother? – wen addi las time yuh talk wid yu madda?
When will he be back? – wen him aggo com bak?
When will it be ready? – wen itta go bih ready?
When would you like to meet? – wen yuh wa’h fi meet up?
Where are the t-shirts? – weh dih t-shirt dem deh?
Where are you from? – weh yuh come fram?
Where are you going to go? – weh yuh ago go?
Where are you going? – weh yuh a go?
Where are you? – weh yuh deh?
Where can I buy tickets? – weh mi can buy tiket?
Where can I exchange US dollars? – which paat mi can get us dolla?
Where can I find a hospital? – wich paat mi cyaan fine di haspital?
Where can I mail this? – weh mi cyaa mail dis?
Where can I rent a car? – weh mi cya rent waah cyar?
Where did it happen? – which paat ih happ’en?
Where did you go? – weh yuh did go?
Where did you learn English? – which paat yuh learn english?
Where did you learn it? – wich paat yuh learn dat?
Where did you put it? – weh yuh put ih?
Where did you work before you worked here? – weh yuh wuk before yuh wuk yasso?
Where do you live? – weh yuh did live?
Where do you want to go? – weh yuh wa’an fi go?
Where do you work? – weh yuh wuk?
Where does it hurt? – which paat a hat yuh?
Where does your wife work? – weh yuh wife wuk?
Where is an ATM? – wich paat wa’ah atm deh?
Where is he from? – weh him com fram
Where is he? – weh him deh?
Where is it? – weh it deh?
Where is Main Street? – which paat main street deh?
Where is my shirt? – weh mi shirt deh?
Where is she from? – weh she com fram?
Where is the airport? – weh dih airport deh?
Where is the bathroom? – which paat di baatroom deh?
Where is the bus station? – weh di buss station deh?
Where is there a doctor who speaks English? – which paat waa’h dacta deh weh talk english
Where is there an ATM? – weh waah atm deh?
Where were you? – weh yuh deh?
Where would you like to go? – weh yuh waa’n go?
Where would you like to meet? – weh yuh waa’n fi meet up?
Where’s the closest restaurant? – weh di neares restarant deh?
Where’s the mail box? – weh di mail bax deh?
Where’s the nearest hospital? – weh di nearess haspital deh?
Where’s the pharmacy? – weh di farmacy deh?
Where’s the post office? – deh pos affice deh?
Which is better, the spaghetti or chicken salad? – which one betta, chicken salad arr spaghetti?
Which is better? – which betta?
Which is the best? – wich one a di bess?
Which one do you want? – wich one yuh want?
Which one is better? – wich one betta?
Which one is cheaper? – wich one cheepa?
Which one is the best? – wich one a di bess?
Which one? – wich one?
Which road should I take? – wich road mi fi tek?
Which school does he go to? – wich skool him go?
Who are they? – who dem bih?
Who are you looking for? – who yuh a look fa?
Who are you? – a whoo yuh bih?
Who is it? – a whoo dis?
Who is that? – a whoo dat?
Who sent this letter? – whoo sen disya letta?
Who taught you that? – a who teeh yuh dat?
Who taught you? – a who teech yuh
Who was that? – a who dat?
Who was your teacher? – who yuh teecha did bih?
Who won? – a whoo win?
Who would you like to speak to? – a who yuh wa’n fi talk to?
Who’s calling? – a who a call?
Who’s that man over there? – a who dah man deh ova desso?
Whose book is that? – a whoofa book dat bih?
Why are you laughing? – wamek yuh a laugh?
Why aren’t you going? – wamek yuh naah go?
Why did you do that? – wamek yuh do dat?
Why did you say that? – wamek yuh seh dat?
Why not? – wamek?
Will you call me a taxi please? – yuh cya call waa taxi fi mi?
Will you hand me a towel please? – yuh cya gimme di towel?
Will you pass me the salt please? – yuh cya gimme di salt?
Will you put this in the car for me? – yuh cya put dis inna di cyar fi mi?
Will you remind me? – yuh wih remine mi?
Will you take me home? – yuh cya tek mi home?
Would you ask him to call me back please? – yuh cya ask him fi call mi bak?
Would you ask him to come here? – yuh cya ask him fi com yah?
Would you like a glass of water? – yuh want a glass a wata?
Would you like coffee or tea? – yuh want kaffi ar tea?
Would you like some water? – yuh waa’ suh wata?
Would you like some wine? – yuh waa’ sum wine?
Would you like something to drink? – yuh waa’ sumting fi jink?
Would you like something to eat? – yuh waa’ sumting fi it?
Would you like to buy this? – yuh waa’ fi buy dis?
Would you like to go for a walk? – yuh waa’ fi guh pon a walk?
Would you like to have dinner with me? – yuh waa’ fi it dinna wid mih?
Would you like to rent a movie? – yuh waa’ fi rent waa’ movie?
Would you like to watch TV? – yuh waa’ fi wach tv?
Would you like water or milk? – yuh waa’ wata ar milk?
Would you take a message please? – yuh waa’ tek waah message?
Yes – yeh
You have a very nice car – yuh av waa’ nice cyar
You look like my sister – yuh look like mi sista
You look tired – yuh look tiyad
You speak English very well – yuh chat english good
Your children are very well behaved – yuh pickney dem behave good
Your daughter – yuh daughta
Your house is very nice – yuh house nice
Your things are all here – evyting deh ya
You’re beautiful – yuh look good
You’re right – yuh right
You’re smarter than him – yuh smaata dan him
You’re very nice – yuh nice
You’re very smart – yuh supa smaat
You’re welcome – nuh watch nuh face
Turn left – tun leff
Turn right – tun right
Very good, thanks – good, respek
Waitress! – waytriss
We can eat Italian or Chinese food – wih can nyam italian ar chiny food
We have two boys and one girl – wih hav two byo an wah gyal
We like it very much – wih like ih
We’ll have two glasses of water please – wih cya hav two glass a wata
We’re from California – wih com fram california
We’re late – wih late
Were there any problems? – yu hav num problem?
Were you at the library last night? – yuh did deh a libry laas night?
What are you doing? – weh yuh a do?
What are you going to do tonight? – weh yuh ago do tinight?
What are you going to have? – weh yuh ago hav?
What are you thinking about? – weh yuh a tink bout?
What are you two talking about? – weh unnu a talk bout?
What are your hobbies? – weh yuh like fi do?
What can I do for you? – wah mi cyan do fi yuh
What color is that car? – wah cola dah cyar deh bih?
What day are they coming over? – wah dyah yuh a com ova?
What day of the week is it? – wah dya inna di week tiday bih?
What did you do last night? – weh yuh do lass night?
What did you do yesterday? – weh yuh do yessiday?
What did you think? – weh yuh tink?
What do people usually do in the summer in Los Angeles? – weh peeple do inna dih summa inna los angeles?
What do they study? – a wah dem study?
What do you do for work? – a wah yuh do fi wuk?
What do you have? – a wah yuh hav?
What do you recommend? – a wah yuh recommen?
What do you study? – a wah yuh study
What do you think of these shoes? – wah yuh tink bout dem shoes yah?
What do you think? – a wah yuh tink?
What do you want to buy? – a wah yuh want fi buy?
What do you want to do? – a wah yuh wa’ do?
What do your parents do for work? – a wah yuh parent dem do fi wuk?
What does he do for work? – a wah him do fi wuk?
What does this mean? – a wah dis mean?
What does this say? – a wah dis seh?
What does this word mean? – a wah da word ya mean?
What does your father do for work? – a wah yuh fada do fi wuk?
What happened? – a wha happ’n
What is it? – wah dis bih?
What is that? – a wah dat bih?
What is the area code? – wah di area code bih?
What is today’s date? – a wah tiday date bih?
What kind of music do you like? – wah kine a music yuh like?
What school did you go to? – a which skool yuh guh?
What should I wear? – a wah mi fi wear?
What size? – wha size?
What time are they arriving? – a wah time dem a com?
What time are you going to the bus station? – a wah time yuh a go a di bus station?
What time did you get up? – a wha time yuh git up?
What time did you go to sleep? – a wha time yuh sleep?
What time did you wake up? – a wha time yuh wake up?
What time do you go to work everyday? – a wha time yuh go a wuk everyday?
What time do you think you’ll arrive? – a what time yuh tink yuh ago reach?
What time does it start? – a wha time ih staat
What time does the movie start? – a wha time di movie staat?
What time does the store open? – a wha time di store up’en
What time is check out? – a wha time a check out
What time is it? – a wha time ih bih
What will the weather be like tomorrow? – a wah di wedda ago bih tumarow
What would you like to drink? – a wah yuh waa’ fi jink
What would you like to eat? – a wah yuh waa’ fi it
What’s in it? – wah inna it?
What’s the address? – wah di address?
What’s the charge per night? (Hotel) – hummuch fi it per night?
What’s the date? – a wah di date bih?
What’s the exchange rate for dollars? – wah di exchange rate bih?
What’s the exchange rate? – wah di exchange rate bih
What’s the matter? – weh u deh pon?
What’s the name of the company you work for? – a weh di name addi compiny yuh wuk fa?
What’s the phone number? – wah di phone numba?
What’s the room rate? – hummuch fi di room?
What’s the temperature? – a wah di tempicha bih?
What’s this? – a wah dis bih?
What’s today’s date? – a wah tidday date bih?
What’s up? – a wah yuh deh pan? / Waah gwaan?
What’s wrong? – yuh kriss?
What’s your address? – weh yuh live?
What’s your email address? – a wah yuh email bih?
What’s your favorite food? – a wah yuh like fi it?
What’s your favorite movie? – a wah kina move yuh like?
What’s your last name? – a wah yuh lass name bih?
What’s your name? – a wah yuh name?
What’s your religion? – a wah yuh religion?
When are they coming? – wen dem a com?
When are you coming back? – wen yuh a com bak?
When are you going to pick up your friend? – wen yuh a go pick up yuh fren?
When are you leaving? – wen yuh a leff?
When are you moving? – wen yuh a move?
When did this happen? – a wen dis happ’en
When did you arrive in Boston? – wen yuh reach boston?
Sorry, I don’t have a pencil – Sarry mi have w’ah pencil
Sorry, I think I have the wrong number – sarry, mi tink a dih rang numba dis
Sorry, we don’t accept credit cards – sarry wih nuh tek credit cyard
Sorry, we don’t have any vacancies – sarry wih nuh hav nuh empty space
Sorry, we don’t have any – sarry wih nuh hav nun
Sorry, we only accept Cash – sarry wih ungle tek cash
Start the car – start di cyar
Stop! – tap!
Take a chance – tek a chance nuh
Take it outside – tek it outta door
Take me downtown – tek mi downtown
Take me to the Marriott Hotel – tek mi gaw di marriot hotel
Take this medicine – tek da medicine ya
Tell him that I need to talk to him – tell him seh mi haffi talk wid him
Tell me – tell mi
Thank you miss – tanks miss
Thank you sir – respek sah
Thank you very much – respek
Thank you – respek
Thanks for everything – respek fi everyting
Thanks for your help – respek fi yuh help
Thanks – respek
That car is similar to my car – da cyar ya stay like fi mi one
That car over there is mine – dih cyar ova desso a fi mi
That looks great – ih look good man
That looks old – ih look ole
That means friend – dat mean fren
That restaurant is not expensive – dah restarant deh nuh dear
That smells bad – dat smell bad
That way – dah way deh
That’s a good school – dah a wah good skool
That’s alright – dat kriss
That’s enough – dat good
That’s fair – a suh it guh
That’s fine – dat arright
That’s her book – dat a fi har book
That’s it – a hit dat
That’s not enough – dat nuh nuff
That’s not fair – dat nuh good
That’s not right – dat nuh right
That’s right – yeah man it right
That’s too bad – a suh it guh
That’s too expensive – dat too dear
That’s too late – dat too late
That’s too many – a tummuch dat
That’s too much – a tummuch dat
That’s wrong – dat wrang
The accident happened at the intersection – di accident happ’n a di intasection ya
The big one or the small one? – big one ar di likkle one
The book is behind the table – di book deh bakka di table
The book is in front of the table – di book deh fronta di table
The book is near the table – di book de side the table
The book is next to the table – di book de sida di table
The book is on the table – di book deh pon di table
The book is on top of the table – di book deh pon top a di table
The book is under the table – di book deh anda di table
The books are expensive – di book dem dear
The car is fixed – di cyar fix
The cars are American – di cyar a american cyar
The food was delicious – di food sweet nuh
The plane departs at 5:30P – di plane a leff a 5 30p
The roads are slippery – di road slippry
The TV is broken – di TV naah wuk / di TV mashup
The whole day – di whole day
There are many people here – a whole heap a peeple deh ya
There are some apples in the refrigerator – suh apple deh inna di fridge
There are some books on the table – suh book deh pan di table
There has been a car accident – wah cyar accident jus happ’n
There’s a book under the table – wah book deh anda di table
There’s a restaurant near here – wah restarant deh near yasso
There’s a restaurant over there, but I don’t think it’s very good – wah restarant deh ova desso but mi nuh tink di good nice
There’s plenty of time – deres whole heep a time
These books are ours – A Fi wi book dem
They arrived yesterday – de’eh com yessiday
They charge 26 dollars per day – de’eh chaage 26 dolla fi wah day
They haven’t met her yet – de’eh nuh meet har yet
They’ll be right back – de’eh suu com bak
They’re planning to come next year – dem a plan fi com nex year
They’re the same – dem a di same
They’re very busy – dem supa busy
They’re waiting for us – dem a wait fi wih
This doesn’t work – dis nuh work
This house is very big – de house big
This is Mrs Smith – Dis a misses smith
This is my mother – dis a mi madda
This is the first time I’ve been here – a dih fus time mi com yasso
This is very difficult – dis supa haaard
This is very important – dis important
This room is a mess – dissa room ya shegge shegge
Those men are speaking English – deh man deh a chat english
Try it on – put on ih
Try it – chi it nuh
Try to say it – chi fi seh it
Turn around – tun roun
Let’s go have a look – mek wih go look
Let’s go – come awn nuh
Let’s meet in front of the hotel – mek wih meet in fronta di hotel
Let’s practice English – mek wih practice fi chat english
Let’s share – mek wi share
Male or female? – uhman ar man?
May I speak to Mrs Smith please? – mi cya talk to misses smith?
Maybe – Maybe
More than 200 miles – more dan 200 mile
More than that – More dan dat
My birthday is August 27th – fi mi birtday a augus 27
My car isn’t working – mi cyar naah wuk
My car was hit by another car – wah nedda cyar lik fimmi
My cell phone doesn’t have good reception – mi phone naah get nuh signal
My cell phone doesn’t work – mi phone naah wuk
My daughter is here – mi daughta de ya
My father has been there – mi fada did deh deh
My father is a lawyer – mi fada a w’ah lawya
My friend is American – mi fren a american
My grandmother passed away last year – mi granmadda ded las year
My house is close to the bank – mi house deh near di bank
My luggage is missing – mi cya fine mi luggage
My name is John Smith – mi name john smith
My son studies computers – mi son study computa
My son – mi son
My stomach hurts – mi belly a hat mi
My throat is sore – mi chote a bun mih
My watch has been stolen – summady teaf mi watch
Near the bank – near di bank
Never mind – nuh badda
Next time – nex time
Nice to meet you – nice fi meet yu
No problem – everyting criss / nuh seh nuttin / irie
No, I’m American – mi anno american
No, thank you – no man
No, this is the first time – no, dis a di fus time
No – no
Nobody is helping us – nobody a help wih
Nobody is there right now – nobody nuh deh deh now
Nonsense – idiotniss
Not recently – no sah
Not yet – not yet
Nothing else – nuttun else
Now or later? – now or lata
October 22nd – Octoba 22
Of course – yeah man
Okay – arright
On the left – pon di leff
On the right – pon di right
On the second floor – pon di secan floor
One like that – one like dat
One ticket to New York please – wah ticket fi new york
One way or round trip? – one way arr roune trip
Open the door – op’hmm di door
Open the window – op’hmm di window
Our children are in America – wih pickney dem inna america
Outside the hotel – outside di hotel
Over here – ova yasso
Over there – ova desso
Pick up your clothes – pick up yuh close dem
Please call me – call mi nuh
Please come in – come in
Please count this for me – yu cya count dis fimi?
Please fill out this form – yu can fill out da form ya
Please sit down – yuh can please siddung
Please speak English – chat english nuh
Please speak more slowly – yuh haffi slow dung
Please speak slower – talk more slow
Please take me to the airport – yuh cya’ carry mi go a di airport
Please take me to this address – yuh cya carry mi go yasso
Please take off your shoes – yuh cya tek aff yuh shoes
Please tell her John called – yuh cya tell har seh john call
Please tell me – tell mi nuh
Please wait for me – yuh cya wait fi mi
Please write it down – write ih dung please
Please – please
Really? – fi real?
Right here – right yasso
Right there – right desso
See you later – lata / likkle moe
See you tomorrow – link up wid yuh tumarrow
See you tonight – likkle mo tonight
She wants to know when you’re coming – she w’ah kno wen yu a com
She’s an expert – she a wah expert
She’s going with me tomorrow – she a guh wid me tummarow
She’s older than me – she olla dan mih
She’s pretty – she pretty
Should I wait? – yuh tink mi fi wait
Some books – suh book
Someone does that for me – summady do dat fi mi
Someone is coming – summady a com
Sometimes I go to sleep at 11PM, sometimes at 11:30PM – sumtime mi guh sleep a 11 a clak, but sumtime mi guh a 11 30
Sorry to bother you – sarry fi badda yuh
Sorry, I didn’t hear clearly – sarry mi nuh hear weh u a seh good