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How to say pleased to meet you in all 11 official SA languages

How to say pleased to meet you in all 11 official SA languages

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The phrase “Pleased to meet you” is used When you meet someone for the first time while shaking their hand. Or when you’re saying goodbye to the newly-met person.

There are a number of greetings we use when meeting people. These greetings depend on whether we are meeting people, leaving people or meeting people for the first time.

First impressions are important, so here is a list of how to say pleased to meet you in all 11 official South African languages.

1 English

pleased to meet you

2 Afrikaans

lekker om jou te ontmoet

3 Ndebele

ngithabele ukuhlangana nawe

4 Xhosa

ndiyavuya ukukwazi

5 Zulu

ngiyajabula ukukwazi

6 Sepedi

ke thabela go go tseba

7 Sesotho

ke phetse hantle

8 Setswana

ke itumelela go go itse

9 Siswati

kuyangijabulisa kwatana nawe

10 Tshivenda

ndo takala u ṱangana na inwi

11 Xitsonga

ndzi tsakile ku hlangana na wema

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