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How do you say hello in Kinyarwanda?

A collection of useful phrases in Kinyarwanda, a Bantu language spoken in mainly in Rwanda. Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person).

Useful phrases in Kinyarwanda.
English Ikinyarwanda (Kinyarwanda)
Hello (General greeting) Muraho Bite (inf)

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Correspondingly, how do you greet in Kinyarwanda?

For someone you see frequently, you may use the greeting “Waramutse” in the morning and “Wiriwe” in the afternoon. "Urabeho" can be used to say "goodbye" at any time, but if you would like to say "goodnight," you may say "uramuke" in the evening.

Additionally, what does Muraho mean? Muraho. Definition. Hello (to stranger) Term.

Similarly, you may ask, how do Rwandans greet each other?

To greet someone: When entering a room it is common courtesy to shake hands with everyone present. If sitting when a new person enters you should stand when shaking the new person's hand. When greeting a closer friend or family member you hug (and kiss on the cheek if you are female) three times, alternating sides.

How do you say God bless you in Kinyarwanda?

Kinyarwanda-English Dictionary

  1. Imana ikurinde - God protect you.
  2. Imana iguhe umugisha - God bless you.
  3. ntukagire izindi mana mu maso yanjye - you shall have no other gods before me.

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