"I am crazy"
...in 104 languages...

...what better way to start a conversation with a foreigner...

There are so far crazy visitors since 05-Feb-1999

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Europe (60)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
English I am crazy more (5)
Gàidhlig (Scots Gaelic) Is mithear
Gaeilge/Irish Ta me as mo mheabhair
more (4)
Pronounced taw MAY os mu vyower. Literal translation: i'm out of my mind.
Manx S'treih keoie
Breton Me bezañ sot
Welsh Rydw i'n wallgo' more (3) Ruh-doo een wah-ll-gore.
The first R is rolled. The letter 'll' is hard to pronounce but is basically blowing air out between your teeth while your tongue is pressed against the inside of your top teeth.
Basque Zoraturik nago more (3)
German (Hoch Deutsch) Ich bin verrückt
Low German (Low Saxon) Ik bün mall Ik bYn 'mal
Swabian (Southern German dialect) I be verrukt
Kölsch (Norhein-westfallen) Isch bin jeck
Austrian I bin varuckt
Swiss German/High Alemannic ych by voruckt pronounced "�ch b� for�gd", with "ch" like in "Loch Ness"
Alsatian/elsässisch (France) Ich bin verruckt
Dutch Ik ben gekmore (14) Ig bEn Qek
Luxembourgian Ech si geckeg
Yiddish Ikh bin meshuge meSHUgeh
Danish Jeg er sindssyg more (2)
Norwegian (book language) Jeg er gal more (8) Yei Er Gal
Norwegian (new norwegian) Eg er galen more (8) Eg e GaaleN
Icelandic Ég er brjalaður Ye er Bryaulathuer
Faroese (Føroyskt) Eg eri svakur
Swedish Jag är tokig more (2)
Finnish (Minä) olen hullu
Sámi (north sami Norway) Mun lean jalla
Estonian Ma olen hull
Lithuanian Ađ esu pamiđćs (m.)
Ađ esu pamiđusi (f.) more (2)
ash esu pamishes
ash esu pamishusi
Latvian (Es) esmu traks (m.)
(Es) esmu traka (f.)

Hungarian Bolond vagyok
Latin Insanus sum (m.)
Insana sum (f.)

Italian Sono pazzo (m.)
Sono pazza (f.)

Sardinian (sardu) Deo so maccu (m.)
Deo so macca (f.)

French Je suis fou(m.)
Je suis folle(f.)

Corsican (corsu) Só pazzu (m.)
Só pazza (f.) more (2)

Spanish (Castilian) Estoy loco(m.)
Estoy loca(f.)more (2)

Valencian (in Spain) Yo estic foll more (1)
Catalan (in Spain) Estic boig (m.)
Estic boja (f.) more (4)
bodge ("boig": b- is a very soft be, like in Spanish, -o- is an open o, as in bottle, and -ig is like in fridge).
Aragonese (in Spain) Soi barrenau The language is spoken at the Autonomous Community of Aragon, in the Spanish State.
Galician (northwest of Spain) Estou tolo (m.)
Estou tola (f.)

Portuguese Eu sou louco(m.)
Eu sou louca(f.) more (4)
Portugal (m.)
Brazil (m.)
Romanian Sunt nebun (m.)
Sunt nebuna (f.)

Bulgarian Az sum lud
Maltese Jien mignun more (7)
Czech Jsem blázen "semm blaazen". The pronounciation of "y" in the beginning of the word "jsem" is archaic.
Slovakian Som blázon
Slovenian Jaz sem nora
Serbo-Croatian Ja sam lud (m.)
Ja sam luda (f.)
They can be shorted to "Lud sam" or "Luda sam" as well. The "J" is pronounced as "Y" in English. "Ya sam lood", "Ya sam luda" would be the pronunciation written in English

Note: There are basically 3 main dialects (old Yugoslavia):
  • Ijekavski [Ee yekav skee], spoken among other places in Bosnia (ie. Mlijeko; [Mlee yeko] - Milk);
  • Ikavski [Ee kav skee], spoken in Dalmatia (coastal Croatia); (ie. Mliko; [Mlee ko] - Milk);
  • Ekavski ('E' as in Bed) [E kav skee ], spoken in Serbia; (ie. Mleko; [Mle ko] - Milk); (E as in bed)
Ijekavski (Serbo-Croatian dialect spoken in Bosnia) Ja sam mahnit yaa summ makh-knitt

Macedonian (Former Yugoslavian republic of Macedonia - FYROM) Jas sum nenormalen
Albanian Jam i cmendur(m.)
Jam e cmendur(f.) more (2)

Polish Jestem szalony more (4) yestem shalony
Russian Я сошёл с ума (m.)
Я сошла с ума (f.) more (3)
Ja soshiol s uma (m.)
Ja soshla s uma(f.)
Ukrainian Ya z gluzdu zhyihav
Greek (modern) Eimai trellos (m.)
Eimai trelli (f.)
*Ime trell*OS (m.)
*Ime trell*I (f.) stress after asterix
Greek (parts of mainland) Eimai mourrlos (m.)
Eimai mourrli (f.)
*Ime mourrlOS (m.)
*Ime mourrl*i(f.)
Greek (Cypriot) Eimai ppellos (m.)
Eimai ppellI (f.)
Ime ppellOS (m.)
Ime pprelll (f.)
Ancient greek ειμι ϕρεν οβλαβηζ eimi phrenoblabês
Romani (Gypsy) Me som Radge Enraged, excited,crazy
Bergitka Roma (Carpatian Gypsies) Me dilinialilom
Kalderash Romani Me som dinilo (m.)
Me som dinili (f.)

Middle East (6)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
Hebrew Ani meshuga (m.)
Ani meshuga'at (f.) more (2)
Turkish Ben manyaðým more (2) "ð" is a "g" with a "-" on it so you can also write "ben manyagým." its something like i'm mad..
Kurdish Mein skjttem
Arabic more (3) Aná Mâdjnón á = Long A as in (clArk),â = Short A as in (sUn), ó = Long O as in (mOOn), Dj = J as in (Jack)
Persian/farsi (Teheran) Divaneh hastam more (1) The "v" is pronounced midway between an English "v" and "w."
Persian/dari (Afganistan) Divaneh astum The "v" is pronounced midway between an English "v" and "w."

Americas (9)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
Central Yup'ik (Eskimo language, southwest Alaska) Usviitua lit: I lack sense, mind
Chinook Jargon (old Seatle dialect) Naika lemolo
Naika Pelton
wild, deranged, perhaps violent. Alternative: Naika pelton ("foolish, deranged, simple")the 'k' in naika is unaspirated, so is more like a very hard 'g'. Pelton was a real-life, crazy mountain man that lived around here long ago, and his name became incorporated into the major trade language of the entire territory, to mean "crazy."
Chahta (Choctaw) Sa okpulot taha
Cherokee Nagwadantuhna out of my mind
agilulotsa - is more violent than the one above
Canadian french (Joual) Chui fou (m.)
Chui folle (f.) more (3)
To pronounce "chui" say "shsw ee" " but with your lips rounded like saying "oo". In QuÈbec French, the "u" is whispered or even not pronounced at all when it's near certain vowels <g. A growing number of people pronounce the "u" in "chui".
Quebec french Je suis capoté
Mi'kmaq (Nova Scotia) lwachiowiae ill-watch-hey-oww-he-aay
Ottawa-Anishnaabe Nation Ndoo-giiwnaadzi ndough geeunodzi
Inuktitut (Greenland) ? tunga

Asia (17)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
Chinese wo feng le
Japanese Boku, ikareta n da (m.)
Atashi, ikareta n da (f.) more (5)

Korean more (4) na mee-chuh-suh.
both 'u' are pronounced as in 'bug'..
...means idiot, not crazy - anyone who knows the word for crazy?
Hindi (India) Main Pagal Hoon Me pagal ho
Punjabi (India, Pakistan) Main Pagal Haan Me pagal ha
Urdu (Pakistan) Main pagal hoon Less emphasis on the n's!
Bengali (Bangladesh) ..
Amee Pagol
Tamil (India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia) Ennakku Paiththiyam
Malayalam (Kerala in India) Ennakku Praanthu
Telugu (Andhra in India) Nakku Pichchi
Singalese (Sri Lanka) Mata pissu more (6)
Indonesian Saya Gila
Tok Pisin (Pidgin English from Papua New Guinea) Mi longlong
Tagalog (Phillipines) Sira-ulo ako I am broken head/crazy. see-RA OO-loh ah-KOH
Stress the capitalized syllables, and the "r" is
Bisayan dialect (from Cebu City area, Philippines) Ako buang
Thai Phom ben paa more (2)

Africa (8)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
Kiswahili/Swahili (Tanzania, Kenya) Umetupe mbao more (2)
Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) Nini ni Jinga
Luganda (Uganda) Ndi mutabufu wa mutwe My head is mixed up
Amharic (Ethiopia) Ebd Negn
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) Warasaze uri umusazi
Afrikaans Ek is mal
Xhosa Ndiphambene
Somali Waan waalanahey more (2)

Australia (1)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay (Aus.aborigonals) Wamba ngaya ginyi Mad, silly

Other (3)

Language Phrase Pronounciation/Comment
Esperanto Mi estas freneza more (2) mee ·ystas fayn·ysa
Lojban Mi jai fenki
American Sign Language (ASL) To say "crazy" in ASL: handshape "1", movement: "circle", frequency twice.
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Can't find your language? Do you have corrections or comments to the spelling? Do you have a wav- or mp3-file with the prononunciation? Do you know someone else who can contribute to this list? Any other ideas for this page?
THEN PLEASE HELP ME by sending me an email! It will be highly appreciated. Now go ahead and lose your mind, worldwide...

© 1999-2002 Davidn

Thanks to Amarjit Marjara for the hindi and punjabi contributions, to Ulf Stenhaug for Esperanto, Calin for Rumenian. Mario for correcting the czech contribution. Wikychick provided the odawa-anishnaabe nation language variant. Mi'kmaq language provided by Josep M Jeddore. C.R. Holmes sent me the cherokee version. Ali Zaki submited the urdu variant. Dahin from Somalia gave me his country's version. Jaroslaw Sokolowski corrected my polish version. Thanks to Liisa Kirjavainen for getting upset enough to correct my very mistaken finnish variant. Olga Bauer helped me with the ukrainian language. Tim gave sent me the sentence in latin. Thanks also to Birgit Bakke Fredriksen for finding the serbo-croatian version for me. Oddvar Johnsen supplied me with the samic sentence. The japanese was corrected by L.Shog. Unni Heim provided the sovenian version. Hitimo made corrections to the japanese and quebecish(?) versions. Thanks to Janne Henrikson for giving me the estonian contribution. Thanks to gypsygem for the swabian souther german dialect. Thank you lonelytj for corrections on the spelling in arabic. Thanks to Phillip Callanan for correcting the name of the gaelic irish language. Thanks to Christian Asseburg for comments on the catalan language. Corrections of the tagalog language by lia martinez. Thanks also to Nuria Andión for providing the Galician language. Bill Call helped with corrections to the japanese variant. Thank you Chris LaCroix for lots of helps on the korean language. Thanks Adam Heilbrun for farsi and dari variants. Thanks also to Pascal Wollf for contributing with the language of Luxembourg. Welsh correction by Dafydd Tomos. Correction and verification of the hebrew language by Roy Eyal. Czech translation corrected by Martin Mares. Thanks to Iuri Gaspar for contributions to the portuguese translation. Lots of thanks goes to Yann from Tokoy for corrections and additions to the spanish, italian, yiddish, hebrew, japanese, corsican, alsatian, scanian and algerian languages! Thanks to Christian Raahede Pedersen for danish contributions. Grazio Falzo provided lots of maltese phrases. Thanks to Ingus Eltermanis for the latvian phrase. Harris Berkowitz corrected my lithuanian phrase. Miklas Milan provided the slovakian phrase. Thanks to Tony Woodbury for the central Yup'ik language. Pauli Kainiemi supplied me with the albanian version. Juan Pablo Martínez Cortés helped me with a version from Aragon. Fabrizio Pilu contributed with the sardinian phrase. Correction to latin by Carey Steckler. Joual correction by Kevin Latendresse. Correction to the czech version by Milan Tesar from the Czech republic. Joseph Bly provided a sound file for welsh. Thanks goes also to Arlind Rexhepaj from Vlore, Albania. Thanks to Jahan Backa for thai version. Thanks to Jennifer Hogan for ancient greek version. Claudia beti h. for supplying a spanish sound file Uku-Kristjan Küttis corrected estonian. Justin L supplied bulgarian. Patrick Morgan updated the serbo-croatian language. Polina Repeshco for additions in russian. Modesto Seara Vázquez for Galician updates. Samuli Kangaslampi for supplying a finnish wav file. Jessica hachem provided updates on Arabic. Correction of Gaelic by sorcha ni. Peter Mckelvie gave me an additional Thai version. Jay Kominek supplied a version in Lojban. Tabak for bosinan. François Manon Michel for updating french Quebec. Thanks to islandtrader for the Bisayan language. Special thanks to Aleksandar Petkovic for enlighment on the Serbo-Croatian language issue. Thanks to Nikola for the macedonian language. Correction to Spanish by Blanca Rodríguez Gómez. Micheladze added clarity to russian and romanian. Thanks to Dave for Føroyskt, Sonia Turner for Kalderash Romani. Thanks to Uku Küttis for correction on Estonian. Thanks Gordon for correcting Lojban. And last, but not least: thanks to everyone I forgot to thank!!!