New Lozi phrase book

If you want to come visit us it would be really good to freshen up on your Lozi. check out the Lozi Phrasebook on our Teachings/Articles page.  Mike Lungu our Zambian team member did this. Here is a sample: 

(Formal)- Dialogue  
Mutozi chwani/ Kibusiwu Good morning/ day/ evening
Mutozi chwani /Kibusiwu ima Good morning/ day/ evening madam
Mutozi/utozi chwani? How are you?
Ni tozi hande.Wena utozi chwani?Lit. means how have you risen?) I am fine and how are you?
Ni inzi fela hande I am well
Greeting a group  
Mulumele Basali ni Bana Good day ladies and gentlemen
Mulumele ime Good day madam
Enisha Mulumela How are you (pl)?
Lu wiinzi hande.Ulumele/Mulumele? We are well and how are you?
Ni nzi Hande I am well
Luitumezi Thank you
(Informal)- Dialogue  
Mulumela Ndate Good day sir
Mulumela  Ima Good day madam
Mutozi/utozi chwani? How are you? (Formal/informal)
Ni tozi hande chwale wena utozi chwani? I am fine and how are you?
Ni inzi fela Hande I am fine
“Mulumela” is not specific to any time of the day. Men are expected to take off their hats/ caps when greeting elders.

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