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Fanagalo

Fanagalo is a Zulu-based pidgin.
It is used as a lingua franca, primarily in the gold, diamond, coal, and copper mining industries in South Africa.


1) Upi lo indlu ka mina?  -or-  Upi lo kaya ka mina?

2) Upi lo lwandle?

3) Upi lo bar?

4) Ayikona pata mina lapa!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Alternate names for Fanagalo include Fanakalo, Fanekolo, Piki, Isipiki, Isikula, Lololo, Isilololo, Pidgin Bantu, Basic Zulu, and Silunguboi


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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