Mema wo akye (Good morning)
The Twi phrases covered in this lesson will prove useful in situations where you need to excuse yourself halfway within conversations.
Sometimes the conversation gets interesting, for the other party, just around the time that you’ve got to leave. With the following Twi phrases, you can end conversations without coming off as rude.
|ɛnneɛ akyire yi||later then; then later|
|yɛbɛhyia||we will/shall meet|
|yɛbɛhyia kyena||we will/shall meet tomorrow|
|yɛbɛhyia Wukuada||we will/shall meet on Wednesday|
|yɛbɛhyia Fiada||we will/shall meet on Friday|
|ɛnneɛ yɛbɛhyia Dwoada||we will/shall meet on Monday then|
|yɛntoa so da foforɔ||let’s continue (on) another day; let’s continue another time|
|mepa wo kyɛw, yɛbɛtumi atoa so da foforɔ?||please, can we continue (on) another day?; please can we continue another time?|
|ɛwɔ sɛ mekɔ||I have to go|
|m’ani agye yɛn nkɔmmɔ yi ho||I’ve enjoyed (this) our conversation|
|m’ani agye yɛn nkɔmmɔ yi ho pa ara, nanso ɛwɔ sɛ mekɔ||I’ve really enjoyed (this) our conversation, but I have to go|