Learn Furbish

Limited Edition FurbyWhen you get your Furby it will talk and interact in Furbish until it learns your language.


Furbish – This is the special language spoken by all the Furbies. When you first get your Furby, it will mostly speak Furbish which can be quite difficult to understand, fear not, as your Furby Toy develops it will speak more and more English and less Furbish.

Once your Furby has fully developed it will speak roughly 80% English and 20% Furbish.

Not all Furbies speak English as some Furbys sold in non-English-speaking countries are programed to speak Spanish, German, French, Japanese and Italian.

You can get a full list of all Furbish words by downloading the Furbish Dictionary.


To help you understand the Furby download the Furby Furbish Dictionary. You can also Download the Furby iPhone (iOS) App to translate what the Furby is saying.

Here’s a list of some of the most common words the Furby will use in English and Furbish:

  • yeah? ……………………. doo?
  • yes ……………………….. ee-tay
  • you ………………………. oo-nye
  • play ……………………… loo-lay
  • play, joke, humor ….. loo
  • please ………………….. doo-moh
  • thank you! ……………. dah-kah-oo-nye
  • thinking / mind ……. way
  • tickle ………………….. nee-tye
  • kiss ……………………. may-tah
  • like ……………………. toh-loo
  • love …………………… may-may
  • me ……………………… kah