Basque Language Words to Enjoy Like a Local in the Basque Country

Basque Language can be hard for some, but here I am coming with some basic words that will make you look like a local:

These are some basic words that I recommend hope that you can practise them in your trip to the Basque Country


Basque (write)
Basque (pronuntiation)
Spanish
English
Egun on!
Egoon on!
¡Buenos días!
Good morning!
Arratsalde on!
Arrachalde on!
¡Buenas tardes!
Good afternoon! / Good evening!
Kaixo!
Kaeesho!
¡Hola!
Hi!
Agur!
Agoor!
¡Adios!
Bye!
Ongi Etorri!
Onguee Etorree!
¡Bienvenido!
Welcome!
Eskerrik asko!
Eskerreek asko!
¡Gracias!
Thank you!
Ez horregatik!
Es horregateek!
¡De nada!
Not at all!
Bai
Bye
Si
Yes
Ez
Es
No
No
On egin!
On egeen!
¡Que aproveche!
Enjoy your meal!

You can check about food related vocabulary in Spanish coming soon here.
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