Tahitian phrasebook

Tahitian is the main language of French Polynesia.

Phrase list

Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you know anything about this language, you can help by plunging forward and translating a phrase.

Here are a few Tahitian useful words you could pick up from a conversation:

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 [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
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

Time

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

Authority

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