|[shAWkh rIHs! dEHr gEEt duh DREEs-tuh hELt uh-LEEN-uh AWP uh FIGH-yawn LAWS!] – Look! There goes the brave hero alone against the enemy (loose)!||[FWAWR-oot!] – Forward!|
|[IHk HAH UHn ee-DAY!] – I have an idea!||[ver-rAWM IHs POOS-kuh SAH LIHLk AWP mIGH?] – Why is pussycat so angry at me?|
|[VER BIHN-nuh VIGH NOH?] – Where are we now?
[UHt IHs NAWkh NET dOOd-luhkh.] – That is not yet clear.
|[IHk HAH NET EHkht UHn PLAWn! DAWT IHs hEEL buh-VOOst.] – I don’t really have a plan (literally: “I have not real a plan”)! That is wholly conscious/intentional.|
|[VIGH shYAWkh-uh VOHL VAWT dEHr bAHRt.] – We will see what happens (literally: “We see will what there exists”).||[VAHt SOO dEHr NOH guh-BUHR-uh? ] – What will happen now? (“What shall there now happen?”)
[DAWT vIHt IHk NET!] – I don’t know!
|[UHt RIGHnt. UHt IHs mIHn VAHR.] – It’s raining. It is bad weather.||[UHt IHs kAWT bOO-tuhn. TEE-guh kAWT!] – It is cold outside! Very cold!|
|[UHt IHs vEE-uht, vIHn-nuhkh EHn kAWT.] – It is wet, windy, and cold.
|[VIGH BLOH-uh LEHK-kuhr TOOS.] – It’s better for us to stay home/ we happily remain home. (Literally, lekker means delicious, but its use is broadened to other subjects.)
[UHt IHs hEEL geh-SEHL-luhkh.] It is wholly pleasant. (Note: gesellich does not quite have an English equivalent and can mean “cozy” or “comfortable” among other meanings.)
|[hOY!] – Hi!
[GOO-ee!] – Hello! (short for “good day”)
|[HOO gEET UHt mIGH dIGH?] – How are you? (“how goes it with you?)
[UHt KOO VOHL MIHN-duhr!] – Could be worse!
|[EHn HOO gEET UHt mIGH dIGH?] – And how are you?
[YOOt? GOOt!] – Today? Good!
|[MAWR YOOS-tuhr? NET SAH GOOt.] – But yesterday? Not so good.
[SPIH-tuhkh.] – Too bad / that’s a pity.
[MWAWn IHs AWL-vehr UHn nIGH-uh dIGH. WAHnt shYEHn!] – Tomorrow is always a new day (“Tomorrow is already a new day.”) Until next time/ goodbye / see you later!
[WAHnt shYEHn!] – Until next time! (literally: until the next seeing).