Old English useful phrases

Translation Phrase IPA
English Englisc
hello (to one person) wes hal
hello (to more than one) wesaþ hal
good-bye God þe mid sie
please ic bidde
thank you ic þancie þe
that one geon
how much? hu fela?
yes gese
no no
Where is the bathroom? Hw?r is þæt gangsetl?
where do you come from? Hwanon cymst þu?
do you speak English? Spricst þu Englisce?
I don't understand Ic ne understande

No word directly corresponds to the word “please”. Old English expressed the concept of politeness in a request in various ways.