Introduction to Luxembourgish: Lesson 2

Lesson Two (Zwee) - Questions

If you were in Luxembourg City and someone walked up to you and said "Wéi geet et dir?", you should either reply "Gutt" or "Schlecht".

The phrase "Wéi geet et dir?" means How are you?

This is perfect for informal situations but if you need to ask someone politely you’ll say "Wéi geet et lech?"

The word Gutt means Good (Like the German "Gut")

The word Schlecht means Bad (Identicle to the German)

If you meet someone for the first time, you may want to ask what their name is

This is Luxembourgish is "Wéi heeschs du?"

In responce to this, you’ll say "Ech heeschen...". That means My name is...

Imagine your name is Jim.

Respond to this question. (Don’t translate it!)

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably not from Luxembourg so if you ever come here, you might get asked "Vun wou kennst de?". This only means they would like to know where you are from.

In responce, you’ll say "Ech si vun...". This is saying where you’re from.

For example:

England = England

Germany = Däitschland

France = Frankräich

Belgium = Belsch

Netherlands = Holland

If you’re not from one of these countries, go to your country’s Wikipedia page and change the language to "Lëtzebuergesch"

Imagine (you might not have to :P) you’re from Belgium. Answer the question.

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These terms you’re currently using are informal but what if you’re in a formal situation?

"Vun wou kommt der?"

"Ech komme vun..."

Imagine you’re in Luxembourg visiting from England and you bump into Prime Minister Xavier Bettel. He askes where you’re from.

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