Learn Fijian

Got a trip to Fiji planned? Or just interested in the culture and country? Want to interact with locals and be more than just a tourist? View our guide to learning Fijian We have also put together a list of useful words and phrases for travel in Fiji.



  • Hello - Bula
  • How are you? - Vacava tiko?
  • What is your name? - O cei na yacamu(ni)?
  • My name is ()… - Na yacaqu o …
  • Where are you from? - O ni lako mai vei?
  • I’m from … - O kemuni mai vei?
  • Sorry - Vosota sara 
  • Please - Yalo vinaka
  • Thank you - Vinaka, Vinaka vaka levu




  • Good morning - Yadra, Ni sa yadra
  • Good afternoon/evening - Bula, Ni sa Bula
  • Good night/Goodbye - Moce, Ni sa moce




  • Pleasure to meet you - Ia bula
  • Have a nice day - Vanuinui vinaka ki na siga ni kua
  • Bon appetit - Da kana!
  • Bon voyage - Vanuinui vinaka e nomu volau
  • I don’t understand - Au sega ni taura rawa
  • Could you speak more slowly please? - Vosa mada vakamalua?
  • Could you repeat that? - Tukuna tale mada
  • Do you speak English? - O vosa vakavalagi?
  • How do you say … in Fijian? Na cava na kena vosa vakaviti ni …?
  • Excuse me - Au lako mada yani (to get past)




  • How much is this? - E vica na kena i-sau?




  • Stop - Kele
  • Help - Kere veivuke
  • Call the police - Qirita na ovisa
  • Fire - Kama
  • Where’s the toilet? - E vei na vale-lailai?




Related Pages

Related Opportunities

Island Dreams: A Fijian Getaway

FijiRelax in the natural paradise of Fiji on this seven-day island adventure. Fiji’s archipelago sits in the warm waters of the South Pacific Ocean and is composed of more than 330 magical islands and islets.

Fiji Marine Conservation

Join Gapforce Fiji, our volunteer marine survey group, and you will soon find yourself living on a stunning South Pacific island being taught how to dive in the crystal blue Pacific Ocean.

Teach English in Fiji

Fiji will enchant you with its infectious, chilled out "Fiji time" lifestyle and its heavenly beaches – the perfect paradise location for your Frontier adventure.  Earn your TEFL certificate while teaching kids on this amazing community development project.

Journalism & Media Internship in Fiji (Conservation or Community Project)

Gain experience and new skills while working as a journalist at our Fiji conservation or community project.

Fiji Journalism Placement

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant Antipodean sunlight. Fiji will enchant you with its infectious, chilled out "Fiji time" lifestyle and its heavenly beaches.

Fiji Island Hopping

Jet over to gorgeous Fiji and enjoy an epic 8 day group adventure!

Sports Education Coach Fiji

Whether you’ve coached before or just love sport then this is the TRU Experience for you. 

Road Trips in Asia and Fiji from 3-4 weeks

During your 3/4 week Road Trip you will enjoy not only the beauty your chosen destination has to offer, but also the rich culture and hospitality of the country and locals.

Small Group Myanmar Tour (12 Days)

Explore Burma (Myanmar) on this exciting 12 day small group adventure tour.

Shark Conservation Volunteer Project in Fiji

The Projects Abroad Shark Conservation project in Fiji is truly the chance of a lifetime for volunteers to work on a pioneering research project alongside respected scientists and shark research experts.

Sports Coaching Placement in Fiji

Inject much needed enthusiasm and creativity into the children's lives and become more than just a sports coach as you work on this sun-drenched archipelago.

Kenya and Tanzania Overland - 16 Days

Explore Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar on this 16 day trip.

Medical and Healthcare Volunteering and Internships Abroad

An incredible opportunity to gain medical experience as an Intern or Volunteer Abroad. Medical students are invited to apply for a placement here to learn from the highly trained and experienced doctors and nurses.

Highlights of Colombia Tour

Explore and discover the very best destinations in Colombia on this tour which will take you to see history, culture and beautiful beaches.

Norwegian Fjords Cruise - 15 days

Join this North Atlantic journey and explore the various medieval towns of the Norwegian coast before heading north to the island of Spitsbergen. 

Fiji Sports Coaching

Inject much needed enthusiasm and creativity into the children's lives and become more than just a sports coach as you work on this sun-drenched archipelago.





About  |  Disclaimer  |  Privacy Policy  |  Company A-Z  |  Advertise  |  Press  |  Contact

One World 365 © 2007 - 2017