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Useful Dhivehi phrases

Hello (formal) Assalaamu Alaikum
Hello (informal) Kihineh?
How are you? Haalu kihineh?
Yes Aan
No Noon
Where? Kobaa?
Why? Keevve?
Who? Kaaku?
There Ethaa
Here Mithaa
What? Koacheh?
This Mi
That E
What is (your) name? Kon nameh kiyanee?
My name is Aharenge namakee
How old are you? Umurun kihaa vareh?
My age is Aharenge umurakee
Where are you from? Kon rasheh?
Good Ran'galhu
Thank you Shukuriyaa
I am sorry Ma-aafu kurey
What is the price? Agu kihaavareh?
Goodbye (informal) Dhanee
What time are (we) going? Kon irakun dhanee?
Where are (you) going? Or What place are we going? Kon thanakah dhanee?
How long will it take? Kihaa ireh nagaanee?
What time is it? Gadin kihaa ireh?
What island is that? E-ee kon rasheh?


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