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How To Say ‘How Are You?’ In Lozi & Common Responses

In this post, you will learn how to say ‘how are you?’ in Lozi. You’ll also learn common responses so you can respond if you’re asked this question. This can be really useful if you’re speaking with someone from Zambia or if you’re travelling there. 

Lozi is a Bantu language spoken by the Lozi people who are predominantly based in southwestern Zambia. It is also spoken in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. It is spoken by around 750,000 people.

How To Say ‘How Are You?’ In Lozi

There are a few different ways to ask ‘how are you?’ in Lozi. Here are the most common:

How are you?Utozi chwani?
Are you doing well?Mu iketile hande?

How To Respond To ‘How Are You?’ In Lozi

There are many different ways that you can reply to this question. Below are the most common responses to this question. I’ve also included how to say ‘thank you’ as it’s polite to thank someone if they ask how you are.

Thank youLuitumezi
Thank you (alternative)Niyitumezi
I’m fineNi tozi hande
I’m doing wellNi iketile hande
I am wellNi inzi fela hande
I’m tiredNi utwa mabote
I’m sleepyNi utwa buloko
I’m happyNi tabile

It’s also useful to know how to say ‘and you?’ or ‘what about you?’ to find out how someone else is if they ask you.

And you?Mina bo?

Example Conversation:

Person 1: Utozi chwani? (How are you?) 

Person 2: Ni tozi hande, niyitumezi. Mina bo? (I’m fine, thank you. And you?)

Person 1: Ni tozi hande. (I’m fine)

Thanks for reading this post. 

You should now know how to say ‘how are you?’ in Lozi and you should also be able to respond if you’re asked! 

You can’t go wrong with these simple phrases.

If you found this post useful, you may also want to learn how to say I love you in Lozi.

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