Common Phrases in African languages

“God is Good”

“Praise the Lord”

Dieu est bon – French Louez le Seigneur – French
Mawu nyo – Ewe  Kafu Afetor – Ewe
Mulungu ndi wabwino – Chewa  Prys die Here – Afrikaans
 Joomiraawo a woodi – Fulani  Yabo ya tabbata ga Ubangiji – Hausa
 Chukwu Di Mma – Igbo  Tonu Ja – Igbo
 Ngai ni museo – Kamba  Mwebwe mukora – Kinyarwanda
 Kararan Kiptaiyat – Kalenjin  Ka Yâwɛɛ láa maa tɛ́ – Kpelle
 Ngai ni mwega – Kikuyu  Mwathani Agoshwo – Kikuyu
 mukama mulungi – Luganda  Mukama yebazibwe  – Luganda
 Nzambe malamu – Lingala  Rabbiga ammaana – Somali
 Nyasaye n’omulayi – Luhya  Hambeleleni Omuwa – Ndonga
 Nyasaye Ber – Luo   Ruoth opaki – Luo
 Murungu/Ngai ni mwega – Meru  Shangazaleni Shukulu Kalunga – Mbunda
 kyara nnunu – Nyakyusa  Dumisani uSomnini – Ndebele
 Mwari vakanaka – Shona  Rumbidzai Jehovha- Shona
 Mungu ni Mwema – Swahili  Msifuni Bwana – Swahili
 Nkhulunkhulu muhle – Swati Dvumisani Simakadze – Swati
 Mudzimu ndi wavhudi – Tshivenda  Dzunisani Hosi/Dzunisani Yehovha – Tsonga
 Modimo o siame- Tswana  Bakang Jehofa – Tswana
 Onyame ye – Twi Yi Awurade ay3 – Twi
 Suku uwa- Umbundu  Bokang Jehova – Sotho
 Oluwa da ra – Yoruba
 uThixo mhle – Xhosa  Bayethe Mhlekazi – Xhosa
 uNkulunkulu muhle – Zulu  Dumisani uJehova – Zulu

8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sylvanus
    Nov 03, 2016 @ 11:49:06

    You should add it in Wolof for Senegal and The Gambia. God is good: “Yalla bakh na” and Praise the Lord “Sant leen Yalla”

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  2. Seth Ofei Badu
    Jun 15, 2015 @ 16:19:19

    Praise the Lord in TWI should be “Yi Awurade ay3” Nhyira nka Awurade means “Blessed be the Lord”

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  3. Zephaniah Malilo
    Nov 06, 2014 @ 06:58:31

    Praise Lord in Luhya is Omwami Yetsominywe/Yetsomibwe

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  4. KP
    Oct 06, 2014 @ 18:46:30

    Praise The Lord in Igbo (Ibo) would be T’onu Ya or Kene Ya

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  5. exago
    Feb 05, 2014 @ 04:08:06

    Oluwa da – Yoruba
    Should be
    Oluwa da ra – Yoruba

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  6. Ephraime Kaingu
    Nov 24, 2013 @ 05:37:11

    I’ts a way of communication, the Indian, European and the african people are united together to be one.

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  7. Hellen Fafa Adjo
    Oct 12, 2013 @ 20:41:50

    Mawu nyo-God is good-Kafu Afetor-praise the Lord-EWE

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