Phrasebook

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  1. Hello
  2. Are you possibly driving to ...?
  3. Can I drive with you?
  4. Can you drop me off at a motorway service area?
  5. Can I get out right here?
  6. Thanks for the ride!
  7. East, West, North, South


Western Europe

German

  1. Guten Tag!
  2. Fahren Sie vielleicht Richtung ... ?
  3. Könnte ich vielleicht bei Ihnen mitfahren?
  4. Können sie mich an der nächsten Tankstelle rauslassen?
  5. Kann ich direkt hier raus?
  6. Vielen Dank fuer die Fahrt!
  7. Ost, West, Nord, Süd

French

  1. Bonjour
  2. Est-ce que vous allez vers ...?
  3. Est-ce que je pourrais aller avec vous?
  4. Est-ce que vous pouvez me laisser a une station de service?
  5. Est-ce que je peux sortir ici?
  6. Merci beaucoup!
  7. Est, Ouest, Nord, Sud

Dutch

  1. Hallo
  2. Rijdt u misschien in de richting van ... ?
  3. Mag ik misschien met u meerijden?
  4. Kunt u me bij het volgende tankstation afzetten?
  5. Kan ik er hier uit?
  6. Bedankt voor de lift!
  7. Oost, West, Noord, Zuid

Northern Europe

Don't bother to try asking in Danish, Swedish, Norwegian or Finnish. Almost people speak English, and will be confused when you try to speak their language - and if you do speak it at a reasonable level, you won't need this phrasebook.

Eastern Europe

Russian is probably the most important language to learn, many older people speak or at least understand Russian, especially when their mother tongue is a Slavic language.

Russian

Polish

Czech

Slovak

Hungarian

South-Eastern Europe

Slovenian

Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian

Bulgarian

Romanian

Albanian

Greek

Turkish

Southern Europe/South America

Spanish

1. Hola

2. Va usted a ...?

3. Yo podria ir con usted?

4.

5. Podria dejarme aqui?

6. Gracias por la ayuda.

7. Este, Oeste, Norte, Sur

Portuguese

Italian

Africa

Arabic

Bambara

Peul

Swahili

Asia

Japanese

Chinese

Hindi/Urdu

Farsi

Thai

Vietnamese

External Links

  • Global Vagabond Language Guide - Important phrases for hitchhikers in over 20 languages, including a printable edition of the Hitch-hiking Phrasebook for many European languages.