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Welcome to the The Government of Timor-Leste
Portuguese Tetum
Welcome to the The Government of Timor-Leste

Travel Guide: Tetum Phrases
Hello   Elo
Good morning   Bon dia
Good afternoon   Botarde
Good evening/good night   Bonoite
Goodbye   Hau ba lai or Adeus
See you later   Atelogu
See you tomorrow   Ate amanyŠ
Please   Favůr ida
How are you?   Diak ka lai?
Fine, thank you   Diak, obrigadu (m) obrigada (f)
Where are you going?   Ita ba nebee?
What is your name?   Ita nia naran saida?
My name is   Hau nia naran
What is this?   Nee saida?
Where do you live?   Ita hela iha nebee?
How far is it?   Dook ka lae?
Is it on the left/right?   Iha liman karuk /loos ka?
Where is?   iha nebee?
Where is the market ?   Merkadu (Basar) iha nebee?
Is the market far/close?   Basar dook/besik ka?
How much does this cost?   Nee folin hira?
Thatís too expensive!   Karun los!
I will give you ... dollars   Hau foo dolar...
OK, hereís the money   Diak, osan maka nee
Where is the hospital?   Klinika iha nebee?
Thank you (very much)   Obrigadu (m),Obrigada (f) (barak.)
Excuse me   Kolisensa
Iím sorry!   Deskulpa!
     
Days of the Week
Monday   Segunda
Tuesday   Tersa
Wednesday   Kuarta
Thursday   Kinta
Friday   Sesta
Saturday   Sabadu
Sunday   Dumingu
     
Months of the Year
January   Janeiru
February   Fevreiru
March   Marsu
April   Abril
May   Maiu
June   Junhu
July   Julhu
August   Agostu
September   Septembru
October   Otubru
November   Novembru
December   Dezrembru
     
Numbers in Tetum
1   Ida
2   Rua
3   Tolu
4   Haat
5   Lima
6   Neen
7   Hitu
8   Walu
9   Sia
10   Sanulu
11   Sanulu-resin-ida
20   Ruanulu
21   Ruanulu-resin-ida
30   Tolunulu
100   Atus ida
200   Atus rua
1000   Rihun ida
5000   Rihun Lima
     
Numbers in Indonesian
1   Satu
2   Dua
3   Tiga
4   Empat
5   Lima
6   Enam
7   Tujuh
8   Delapan
9   Sembilan
10   Sepuluh
11   Sebelas
12   Dua belas
20   Dua puluh
100   Seratus
150   Seratus lima puluh
200   Dua ratus
1,000   Seribu
1,000,000   Satu Juta