Arriving in Rwanda – Basic Kinyarwanda

Have you always wanted to learn Kinyarwanda, or need to know the language for your visit, work or studies? This free article will help you learn basic Kinyarwanda phrases that you can use upon your arrival in Rwanda.

You will learn by cards that you can flip upon a click or a tap, and a vocabulary quiz at the end. By enrolling in the full course, you will get two more exercises on this topic, and you will also be able to track your progress with points and rewards.

Have fun learning Kinyarwanda !

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Here is my passport
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Dore paseporo yanjye

I'll be staying for a few days
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Nzamara iminsi mike hano

I'll be staying for a few weeks
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Nzamara ibyumweru bike hano

I don't know yet
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Sindabimenya

I'm here for vacation
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Ndi hano ku mpamvu y'ibiruhuko

I'm here for business
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Ndi muri afere

I'm just passing through
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Ndi kwitemberera gusa

I'm sorry, I don't understand
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Nyabuneka, sinsobanukiwe

I have nothing to declare
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Ntacyo mfite nerekana

I have ___
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Mfite ___

It is for personal use
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Ni icyo nkoresha kugiti cyanjye

It is a gift
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Ni impano

Your passport, please
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Paseporo yawe, nyabuneka!

Do you have anything to declare?
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Hari ikintu ufite cyo kwerekana?

Please, open this bag
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Fungura iki gikapu

You will have to pay duty on this
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Uratanga imisoro kuri iki

Do you have more luggage?
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Hari indi mitwaro ufite?

Porter
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Umwikorezi

Please take this luggage
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Nyabuneka, fata iki gikapu

That is mine
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Icyo ni icyanjye

That is my bag
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Icyo ni igikapu cyanjye

That is my suitcase
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Iyo ni ivalisi yanjye

There is one piece missing
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Hari ikibura

Please take this to the ___
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Nyabuneka jyana ibi ku/mu ___

_Car
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Imodoka

_Bus
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Bisi

_Taxi
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Tagisi

How much is that?
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Ni angahe?

Where can I change money?
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Navunjisha he?

Money
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Amafaranga

Dollars
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Amadolari

Traveller's checks
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Sheki z'urugendo

What is the rate of exchange?
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Ikivunjo ni angahe?

How do I go to ___ ?
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Nagera nte ku ___ ?

Where is a taxi for ___ ?
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Tagisi yerekera ku ___ irihe?

How much to go to ___ ?
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Ni angahe kugera ku ___ ?

Vocabulary Quiz

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Here is my passport

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I'll be staying for a few days

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I'll be staying for a few weeks

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I don't know yet

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I'm here for vacation

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I'm here for business

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I'm just passing through

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I'm sorry, I don't understand

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I have nothing to declare

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I have ___

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is for personal use

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is a gift

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Your passport, please

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Do you have anything to declare?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Please, open this bag

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

You will have to pay duty on this

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Do you have more luggage?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Porter

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Please take this luggage

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

That is mine

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

That is my bag

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

That is my suitcase

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

There is one piece missing

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Please take this to the ___

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_Car

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_Bus

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_Taxi

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

How much is that?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Where can I change money?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Money

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Dollars

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Traveller's checks

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

What is the rate of exchange?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

How do I go to ___ ?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Where is a taxi for ___ ?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

How much to go to ___ ?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Arriving - Vocabulary
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