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INTRODUCTION
In this lesson, we’ll learn the phrases you can use to say farewell in Afrikaans.

Lesson focus

A parting expression that we can use for all occasions is Totsiens, which means "Goodbye."
(slow) Totsiens
Like all the phrases we’ll learn in this lesson, this expression can be used in both informal and formal situations, but it’s slightly on the formal side.
When saying "Good night," you can say goeie nag in Afrikaans. Let's break it down by syllable.
(slow) goeie nag
goeie nag
goeie means “good” and nag is the Afrikaans word for “night.”
(slow) nag
nag
Using this word, you can say goeie nag to mean “Good night.”
There are several informal phrases for saying "Bye" or "Until later." To say “Bye” in Afrikaans, you can use Baai, which literally means "Bye."
(slow) Baai
Baai
Another commonly used phrase is Tot later, meaning, "Until later."
(slow) Tot later
Tot later
This phrase tot means “until.”
(slow) tot
tot
Then we have later, meaning “later.”
(slow) later
later

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Friday at 06:30 PM
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Hi AfrikaansPod101 listeners! Let's practice saying "Bye" in Afrikaans!

Zani
Tuesday at 01:04 AM
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Dankie Abigail


Vir jou ook!

To you too!


Zani

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Abigail Dalsin
Tuesday at 02:25 AM
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My mistake! :flushed: I mean't-

*Goeie nag. Soete drome.

*Goodnight. Sweet dreams!

Abigail Dalsin
Tuesday at 01:58 AM
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Goeie nag. Soete drome!

Goodnight. Sleep well!

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Wednesday at 10:00 PM
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Hallo Ben


Dankie dat jy op die webtuiste kommentaar los.

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Jy kan enige tyd vir ons vra vrae.

You can ask us questions anytime.


Lekker slaap

Sleep well.


Zani

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Ben
Wednesday at 08:31 AM
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Goeie nag, almal!


Good night, everyone!