Phrases to know when you're arranging a playdate in Luxembourgish

 "Kann d'Mira bei mech spille kommen?" Can Mira come play?

"Kann d'Mira bei mech spille kommen?" Can Mira come play?

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Now, let’s look at an example dialogue I wrote to arrange a playdate for your kids in Luxembourgish:

  • Eis Kanner gi gutt mateneen eens. Wann s du wëlls, kann däi Jong eng Kéier bei eis spille kommen.

Our kids get along well with each other. If you want, your son can come over some time to play.

  • Jo, dat wier flott. Wéini geet et dir gutt?

Yes, that would be nice. When does it work well for you?

  • E Méindeg geet et mir gutt. Ech kann d’Kanner an d’Schoul siche goen an da bréngen ech si bei eis heem.

It works well for me on Monday. I can pick up the kids at school and then I’ll bring them home to our place.

  • OK, kléngt gutt. Ech komme mäi Jong dann e Méindeg den Owend bei dech sichen. Um wéi vill Auer soll ech kommen? Géint siwen Auer?

OK, sounds good. I’ll then come and get my son on Monday evening at your place. At what time should I come? Around seven o’clock?

  • Jo, dat ass gutt. Sou maache mir et!

Yes, that works well. Let’s do it!


After reading this dialogue, are you ready to put the Luxembourgish sentences below in the correct order to recreate the dialogue above?

  1. Géint siwen Auer?

  2. Ok, kléngt gutt. Ech komme mäi Jong dann e Méindeg den Owend bei dech sichen. Um wéi vill Auer soll ech kommen?

  3. E Méindeg geet et mir gutt. Ech kann d’Kanner an d’Schoul siche goen an da bréngen ech si bei eis heem.

  4. Jo, dat wier flott. Wéini geet et dir gutt?

  5. Jo, dat ass gutt. Sou maache mir et!

  6. Wann s du wëlls, kann däi Jong eng Kéier bei eis spille kommen.

  7. Eis Kanner gi gutt mateneen eens.


Good work!


Here are some other Luxembourgish questions that might be useful to ask kids during a playdate:

  • Wéi al bass du? How old are you?

  • Ass alles an der Rei? Is everything OK?

  • Wëlls du eppes iessen oder drénken? Do you want to eat or drink something?

  • Wat wëlls du iessen oder drénken? What do you want to eat or drink?

  • Mat wat wëlls du spillen? What do you want to play with?

  • Muss du op d’Toilette goen? Do you have to go to the washroom?


Curious what all of the above Luxembourgish sentences would sound like? Listen to the audio here and try to repeat after me!


Can you think of any other useful sentences to add? Post them in the comments below and I’ll translate them!