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Dalmatian phrasebook

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Dalmatian is a romance language spoken in the Dalmatia region of the west Balkans. Its last native speaker died in 1898, but it is now being revived.



Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Hello ( Good Day ). 
Buna dai.
How are you? 
Kal te sante
I'm well. 
Ju sai bin
What is your name? 
Kal te klamuo ? / Ce sant to naum ?
My name is ______ . 
Mi naum sant ______.
Nice to meet you. 
Sant bial a enkontrur te.
Please. 
Ju prekuo.
You're welcome (in response to 'thank you'. 
Te sante bunvegniut.
Yes. 
Sai.
No. 
Na.
Excuse me. 
Remetiuoite main.
I'm sorry. 
Ju sai rau.
I can't speak Dalmatian [well]. 
Ju na potuo a favular in langa Dalmata.
Do you speak English? 
Favluo te langa Inglesa ?
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Sant kauk certioin ko potuo favular in langa Inglesa ?
Help! 
Assistuoite ?
Look out! 
Ciala !
Good morning. 
Bun desmun.
Good evening. 
Buna siara. / Bun viaspro.
Good night. 
Buna nuat.
I don't understand. 
Ju na kapuo.
Where are you from? (singular)
Du andu te sante ?


Problems[edit]

Leave me alone. 
Lasuoi main sanglo.
I'll call the police. 
Ju fuot klamur la milizia.
Stop! 
Dai !
I'm lost. 
Jusai piardoit.
I lost my bag. 
Ju piardoit mi buarsa.
I'm sick. 
Ju sai debol.
I need a doctor. 
Ju domanduo medko / dotuar.


Numbers[edit]

join
dói
tra
quatro
čenk
si
siapto
vapto
nu
10 
dik
11 
jonko
12 
dótko
13 
tretko
14 
kvarko
15 
čenko
16 
setko
17 
diksapto
18 
dikvapto
19 
diknu
20 
venč
21 
venč join
22 
venčdoi
23 
venč tra
30 
trianta
40 
quaranta
50 
sinkonta
60 
setuonta
70 
siaptuanta
80 
vaptuanta
90 
nuanta
100 
ciant
200 
doiziant
300 
traciant
1000 
mel
2000 
doi mel
number _____ (train, bus, etc.
nuomer _____
half 
mesu de ____
less 
ple pedlo
more 
mui

Time[edit]

now 
adias
later 
dapu
before 
aninc
morning 
desmun
afternoon 
siara
evening 
viaspro
night 
nuat

Clock time[edit]

one o'clock  
joina jaura
two o'clock  
doi jaure
midnight 
mesu de nuat

Duration[edit]

_____ minute(s) 
_____ minute
_____ hour(s) 
_____ jaura (Jaure)
_____ day(s) 
_____ dai
_____ week(s) 
_____ jedma (e)
_____ month(s) 
_____ mais
_____ year(s) 
_____ jan ( jein)

Days[edit]

today 
sta dai
yesterday 
desmun
tomorrow 
dai aninc
this week 
costa jedma
last week 
aninč joina jedma
next week 
jultra jedma
Sunday 
Domienca
Monday 
Prein dai / Loina dai
Tuesday 
Mirte
Wednesday 
Misedma
Thursday 
Zue
Friday 
Vindre
Saturday 
Subatu

Months[edit]

January 
Januar
February 
Februar
March 
Márz
April 
Aprail
May 
Mai
June 
Giun
July 
Giul
August 
Aguast
September 
Siaptembar
October 
Uaptobar
November 
Nuembar
December 
Diciembar


Colors[edit]

black 
fosk
white 
jualb
red 
ros
blue 
azul
yellow 
zuola
green 
vert
brown 
broina


Directions[edit]

How do I get to _____ ? 
Kal ju potuo andur a ____
...downtown? 
...mesu de cituot?


left 
sinister
right 
diastro
straight ahead 
drat
towards the _____ 
tra___.
past the _____ 
dapu ___.
before the _____ 
aninc___.
Watch for the _____. 
Veduoi a ___.
north 
nuart.
south 
sud.
east 
oeste.
west 
weste.
uphill 
sois.
downhill 
sote.

Eating[edit]

A table for one person/two people, please. 
Maisa a join / doi jomno(i).
Can I look in the kitchen? 
Potuo ju vedar in kochaina ?




supper 
kaina
I want _____. 
Jublai ___.
I would like a dish with _____. 
Jublai prendar ___.
chicken 
poluastro.
beef 
bu.
fish 
pask.
ham 
bos de puark.
cheese 
kis
eggs 
juf
bread 
pun
beans 
fua
May I have a glass of _____? 
Jublai mejul de ___.
water 
jakva.
wine 
vain.
black pepper 
pepro.
butter 
butir



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