Salibonani- hello (or literally "we have seen eachother")
Unjani (linjani)?- how are you (you plural)?
Ngiyaphila (siyaphila)- I am fine (we are fine)
Ngikhona (sikhona)- I am fine (we are fine) [literally means "I am here"]
Unjani wena?- How are you? (response)
Yebo, ye- yes, ya
Hayikhona/ hayi/ hayibo- no, nope, no way
Ngiyabonga (siyabonga)- I thank you (we thank you)
Hamba kahle- go well/ good bye (said by the person leaving the place)
Sahle kahle- stay well/ good bye (said by the person staying behind)
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