Norfuk-Pitkern phrasebook

Norfuk/Pitkern is a creole language, spoken on Norfolk Island and Pitcairn Island.

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All English consonants except ‘x’ and ‘v’ exist in Norfuk.

Common signs

OPEN
UPN
CLOSED
KLOESD
ENTRANCE
SAIDF’GUIIN
EXIT
SAIDF’LIIW
PUSH
SHAW
PULL
HAIS
TOILET
KLOHSET
MEN
MEIN
WOMEN
GEHL
FORBIDDEN
KLOESD
Hello.
Wataweih. (Wha-tah-weaih)
Hello. (informal)
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How are you?
Wat a weih yu ?( ?)
Fine, thank you.
Fain, thaenk yuu. ( )
What is your name?
Waa es yus neim? ( ?)
My name is ______ .
Mais neim es ______. ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you.
Nais tu kechap. ( )
Please.
Pliis. ( )
Thank you.
Thaenk yuu. ( )
You’re welcome.
Yuu’re welkam. ( )
Yes.
Ye. ( )
No.
Noe. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention)
Skyuus me. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon)
Skyuus me. ( )
I’m sorry.
I es sohri. ( )
Goodbye.
Guud bai. ( )
Goodbye. (informal)
Bai. ( )
I can’t speak Norfuk [well].
Ai ken nor tork Norfuk.
Do you speak English?
Yu tork Inglish?
Is there someone here who speaks English?
Es deya sambohdi ya huu tork Inglish?
Help!
Haelp! ( !)
Look out!
Lukaut! ( !)
Good morning.
Guud mornen. ( )
Good evening.
Guud desnait. ( )
Good night.
Guud nait. ( )
Good night (to sleep)
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I don’t understand.
I dunt andastaen. ( )
Where is the toilet?
Wesaid es daa klohset? ( ?)
Cow
Kau
Horse
Hoss
The cow has fallen off the cliff!
T’ kau se deng orf t’ klef!
Leave me alone.
Lub ai b’.
Don’t touch me!
Dea nor tuch mi!
I’ll call the police.
Ai wil kaul t’ poliis.
Police!
Poliis!
Stop! Thief!
Stoep! Steela!
I need your help.
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It’s an emergency.
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I’m lost.
I es lost. ( .)
I lost my bag.
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I lost my wallet.
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I’m sick.
I es sik. ( .)
I’ve been injured.
. ( .)
I need a doctor.
. ( .)
Can I use your phone?
 ? ( ?)
1
wan ( )
2
tuu ( )
3
thrii ( )
4
for ( )
5
faiw ( )
6
siks ( )
7
sewan ( )
8
eit ( )
9
nain ( )
10
ten ( )
11
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12
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13
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14
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15
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16
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17
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18
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19
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20
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21
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22
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23
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30
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40
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50
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60
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70
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80
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90
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100
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200
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300
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1,000
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2,000
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1,000,000
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1,000,000,000
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1,000,000,000,000
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number _____ (train, bus, etc.)
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half
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less
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more
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first
Ferst ( )
second
Sekan ( )
third
Therd ( )

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