Otjiherero: Common expressions and phrases

This phrasebook contains various expressions and survival phrases that you need when chatting to Otjiherero speakers in Namibia.
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Title: Otjiherero
Subtitle: Common Expressions and Phrases
Author: Petrus Angula Mbenzi
Genre: Phrasebook
Publisher: Namtranslations Services CC
Windhoek, Namibia 2015
ISBN 9789994573165 / ISBN 978-99945-73-16-5
15 x 21 cm, 24 pages, some images

About: Otjiherero. Common expressions and phrases

Dr. Petrus Angula Mbenzi's guide to common Otjiherero expressions and phrases introduces to an easy language, which is spoken as a native language by some Namibians. It consists of several dialects such as the Ovahimba dialect and variations of the same language in Botswana and Angola. This pocket guide contains survival phrases that you need when chatting to Otjiherero speakers. The phrases offered are used in every day conversations, therefore, it is easy to memorize them as you will hear them quite often. Do not hesitate to pronounce the phrases as you see them on paper. Herero people appreciate it when you say one or two phrases in their language. The phrases are presented according to various themes such as greetings, introductions, love, birthday wishes, sympathy, condolences, telephone, best wishes, time, taxi, gas station, health care, responses to bad and good news, expressing goodwill, encouragement and reassurance, proverbs shopping and weather.

Content: Otjiherero. Common expressions and phrases

Acknowledgement
Introduction
Pronunciation Guide
Common Otjiherero greetings
Common Otjiherero introduce phrases
Best wish phrases
Common miscellaneous phrases
Common telephone conversation phrases
Condolences phrases
Love phrases
Birthday phrases
Sympathy phrases
Common proverbs
Expressing goodwill, encouragement and reassurance
Responses to good and bad news
Time Phrases
Days of the week
Months of the year
Numbers
Taxi phrases
Petrol station phrases
Health care phrases
Shopping phrases
Weather phrases
Useful words