- Tuvaluan Expressions
Click on the Tuvaluan sentence to hear the native speaker’s voice.
Where are you from?/what is your country
Excuse me. Where is the toilet?
Where were you last night?
I was at my friend's house.
Is there a bank near here?
When did you arrive in Tuvalu？
When are you going to leave Tuvalu?
When is the ship arriving?
What are you going to do tonight?
I'm going to eat out with my friend.
What did you eat for lunch?
What's your favorite food?
What do you have in your hand？
Someone has stolen my bag.
Because that's the truth.
Why did you move to New Zealand?
Because my family is there.
Why didn't you come yesterday?
How many chairs do we need?
How long does it take from Fiji to Funafuti？
I'll eat a lot. / I'll eat a little.
How many people are coming to the fakaala tonight?
Many. / A few. / Not so many.
What do you think about the climate change?
What kind of music do you like?
That is banana. (the thing is near the listner)
That over there is my father's canoe.
There are a lot of ships at the harbor.
There were many people in the store.
There is a cup on the table.
There was no one on the beach.
There is a cat under the chair.
I like singing but don't like dancing.
I want to go to New Zealand.
I want to go to sleep/take some rest because I'm tired.
I don't want to eat because I feel sick.
Would you like some cold drink?
What is your opinion about this?
Would you like anything else?
Do you want to come with us?
Shall I carry your baggage?
You should get up earlier.
You shouldn't eat sweet stuffs that much.
I should have asked her name.
Please don't tell anybody about this.
Don't go outside at night.
Would you open the door for me?
Could you say that again?
Could you accommodate me for one night?
We often come to this store.
She always badmouths her husband.
He sometimes comes to my house.
Have you ever been to Nanumea?
Yes. I've been there once./ No, I haven't.
Have you ever tried Japanese food?
He has never played rugby.
If you want to come with us, just call me.
If I had money, I would travel around the world.
I'll go to the government office tomorrow.
I'll study abroad in Fiji in the future.