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Konkani phrasebook

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Konkani is the main language of Goa, India.

Basics[edit]

Hello (Good day to you) 
Dev Boro Dis Dium
How are you? 
Koso asa?(male);Koxi asa? (female); Koxem asa? (younger female)
I Am Fine 
Hanv boro(m)/bori(f)/borem(yf) asa.
Fine, thank you. 
Boro asa
What is your name? 
Tujhe naav kitte?
My name is ______ . 
Mhaje nanv ____.
Nice to meet you. 
. Tumka mell-nu khushi zalli/jalle
Please. 
Chike
God Bless You. 
. Dev Borem Korum
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( Vhoi/Vai)
No. 
. (Na )
Excuse me. (getting attention
(matshe aikta )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
(matshe anek pati/panta sang )
I'm sorry. 
Makka Maaf Kari
Goodbye 
. Yetha Literally- 'Will come again'
Goodbye (informal
. (bare melya aani kennai )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. (Mhaka [] ulovchak yena)
Do you speak English? 
 ? (Tumi English ulayta ve ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? (Hanga konney English ullaitati assat ve ?)
Help! 
 ! (madat kar !)
Look out! 
 ! (Pale )
Good morning. 
. (Divas Bare Zavonn )
Good evening. 
. (Sanj Bare Zavonn )
Good night. 
. (Raati Bare Zavonn )
Good night (to sleep
. (Havn Nidata )
I don't understand. 
. ( Makka Kalna)
Is it good?. 
. (Laik asve?)
Only so much?. 
.(Itle ve?)
I am very tired. 
. (Makka sustu jalla)
I am bored. 
.(Makka bejar kartas)
I (Myself). 
. (Haav)
You . 
. (Tuuv)
We . 
. (Amhi)
He . 
. (To)
She . 
. (Ti)
It/That . 
. (Tein)
This . 
. (Hein)
What . 
. (Kasane)
How . 
. (Kasshi)
Where . 
. (Khayi)
Why . 
. (Kityak)
Who . 
. (Kon)
Man. 
. (Manishu)
Men. 
. (Mansha)
Woman. 
. (Bailmanishi)
Women. 
. (Bailmansha)
Child. 
. (Chardu)
Children. 
. (Charduva)
Boy. 
. (Challo)
Boys. 
. (Challe)
Girl. 
. (Challi)
Girls. 
. (Chaliyo)
It is very difficult. 
. (Te bhari kasth assa)
Where is the toilet? 
 ? (Paykhano khany asa?)
Cat 
Majjar
Dog 
Soone
Light 
Ujwaadu
Dark 
Kaaloku
Chandu 
cute

Negative Words:

Don't Want : "Nakka"

Don't Have : "Megele na"

No, Not that : "Nai, te nai"

Don't know : "Gotna"

I don't understand : "Makka kalna"

Don't go there : "Thai vachu nakka"

Don't eat that : "Te khaav nakka"

Don't drink that : "Te piv nakka"

Don't take that : "Te ghev nakka"

Don't call him/her : "Takka/Tikka aappo nakka"

Don't talk with him/her : "Tagele/Tigele ullo nakka"

Don't give him/her : "Takka/Tikka divu nakka"

Don't fight with him/her : "Tagel/Tigel vattu jhagad nakka"

Don't do like this/that : "Ashhi/Tashhi kar nakka"


Body Parts : (Anga)

Head = "Matte"

Hair = "Kesu"

Eye = "Dolo"

Ear = "Kaanu"

Earings = "Kannache"

Nose = "Nanka"

Face = "Tond"

Tongue = "Jeeb"

Cheeks = "Gaal"

Eyebrows = "Bhave"

Lips = "Onth"

Teeth = "Daanth"

Throat = "Taalo"

Neck = "Galo"

Shoulders = "Bhuj"

Arms = "Ratte"

Hand = "Haatu"

Leg = "Paayu"

Fingers = "Bot"

Nails = "Nangut"

Stomach = "Pot"

Back = "Phati"

Chest = "Harde"

Waist = "Koortu"

Knee = "Deembi"

Thigh = "Jaang"

Elbow = "Komporu"


Realtionships:

Mother = "Amma"

Father = "Aanu"

Sister = "Bhayni"

Elder Sister = "Akka"

Younger Sister = "Tangi"

Brother = "Bhavu"

Elder Brother = "Anna"

Younger Brother = "Tamma"

Maternal Grandma = "Mamama/Ammamma"

Maternal Grandpa = "Ajja"

Paternal Grandma = "Bapamma/Anamma"

Paternal Grandpa = "Aabu/Ajja"

Maternal Uncle/Aunty (Mom's Brother and Wife) = "Mamu/Mayi"

Maternal Aunty/Uncle (Mom's Elder Sister and Husband) = "Mhaav/Mhantu"

Maternal Aunty/Uncle (Mom's Younger Sister and Husband) = "Pachhi/Bappa"

Paternal Uncle/Aunty (Dad's Elder Brother and Wife) = "Mhantu/Mhav"

Paternal Uncle/Aunty (Dad's Younger Brother and Wife) = "Bappa/Pachhi"

Paternal Aunty/Uncle (Dad's Sister and Husband) = "Akka/Bhavaji or Mamu"


Common Signs (Chinne):

Open = "Udaare"

Closed = "Band"

Entrance = "Bhittari yevche waat"

Exit = "Bhairi vachhe waat"

Push = "Lakai/Dhinguli"

Pull = "Taandi"

Press = "Vatti"

Problems[edit]

Don't Touch me.

   Makka apanakka

Leave me alone

   Makka eklika sodi (female)/Makka eklyaka sodi (male)

I lost my bag

   Megele bag por gele

Can I use your phone?

   Haav tugele phone vaparet ve?

I am sick

   Makka hushar na/Makka araam na

I don't know where I am

   Haav khai assa mhonu makka gotna

My hand is injured. Its bleeding!

  Megele haathaka ghayu jalla. Ragat yettasa!

I want to go to the Hospital

  Makka Aaspatre vachuka

I am in need of some money

  Makka thode duddva garaj/agatya assa

I will call the Police!

  Haav Police ka appeta!

Numbers[edit]

1 = "Ek"

2 = "Donn"

3 = "Teen"

4 = "Char"

5 = "Panch"

6 = "Sah"

7 = "Saat"

8 = "Aatt"

9 = "Nav"

10 = "Dha"

11 = "eekra"

12 = "Bara"

13 = "Tera"

14 = "Choudah"

15 = "Pandrah"

16 = "Sol-ah"

17 = "Satrah"

18 = "othra"

19 = "EkouNis"

20 = "Vis"

Time[edit]

Now = "Atta"

Before = "Surveka/Paile"

Morning = "Sakani"

Afternoon = "Dhanpara"

Evening = "Sanje"

Night = "Ratti"

=== CLOCK TIME =====[edit]

1:00 ek ghanto

1:15 savai ek ghanto

1:30 ded ghanto

1:45 pavne doni ghante

2:00 doni ghante

2:15 savai doni ghante

2:30 addech ghante

2:45 pavne teen ghante

3:00 teen ghante

3:15 savai teeni ghante

3:30 sadi teeni ghante

3:45 pavne chari ghante

4:00 chari ghante

4:15 savai chari ghante

4:30 saadi chari ghante

4:45 pavne panch ghante

5:00 paanch ghante

5:15 savai paanch ghante

5:30 saadi paanch ghante

5:45 pavne sah ghante

6:00 sah ghante

7:00 saat ghante

7:15 savai saat ghante

7:30 saadi saat ghante

8:00 aath ghante

8:15 savai aath ghante

8:30 saadi aath ghante

8:45 pavne nau ghante

9:00 nau ghante

9:15 savai nau ghante

9:30 saadi nau ghante

9:45 pavne dha ghante

10:00 dha ghante

10:15 savai dha ghante

10:30 saadi dha ghante

10:45 pavne ikra ghante

11:00 ikra ghante

11:15 savai ikra ghante

11:30 saadi ikra ghante

11:45 pavne baara ghante

12:00 baara ghante

12:15 savai baara ghante

12:30 saadi baara ghante

12:45 pavne ek ghanto

Duration[edit]

Minute = "nimish"

Hour = "Ghanto"

Day = "Divasu"

Week = "Vaaru"

Month = "Mhaino"

Year = "Varsa"

Days[edit]

Days of the Week:

Sunday : Aiytaaru

Monday : Somaaru

Tuesday : Manglaaru

Wednesday : Budhwaaru

Thursday : Gurwaaru/Brastaaru

Friday : Shukraaru

Saturday : Shanwaaru


Representing Days:

Today = "Aaji"

Yesterday = "Kaali"

Tomorrow = "Phayi/Phalle/Phalyak"

Day Before Yesterday = "Pairi"

Day After Tomorrow = "Parank"

Week = "Vaaru"

This Week = "He Vaaru"

Last Week = "Gelele Vaaru"

Next Week = "Mukavailo Vaaru"

Two Weeks = "Doni Vaaru"

Months[edit]

next month mukavailo mahino

previous month gelel mahino

coming month yevcho mahino

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

Color = "Bannu"

Red = "Tambde"

Black = "Kaale"

White = "Dhavve"

Blue = "Nillo"

Yellow = "Pivllo/Halduvo"

Green = "Pachvo/Harro"

Violet/Purple = "Jaambli"

Orange = "Kesari"

Pink = "Gulabi"

Gray = "Boodi"

Transportation[edit]

Aeroplane = "Vimaan"/"Aviao"


FLOWERS[edit]

MOGRA ********************* MOGARE Anona Hexapetala********************* CHAAMPE BEETEL NUT FLOWER********** BHINGAARU ROSE*********************** GULABU MARIGOLD******************* GONDO JASMINE******************** JASWANDU LILY*********************** DURVO

Directions[edit]

Right = "Ujwo"

Left = "Daawo"

Up = "Vairi"

Down = "Toggu"/"Sakkal"

Right Side = "Ujwyan"

Left Side = "Daawyan"

Centre = "Madde"

Straight = "Neet"

North = "Uttar"

South = "Dakshin"

East = "Poorv"

West = "Paschim"

Uphill = "Vaile Balen"

Downhill = "Toggu Balen"

Turn Left = "Davyak ghoova"

Turn Right = "Ujwyak ghoova"

Taxi[edit]

Taxi = "Bhadya gaadi"

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Money- ("Paiso/Duddu") Rupee- ("Rupai")

Eating[edit]

Meal - Jeavonn

Hot(Temperature)- Hunn Cold-Thand

to Drink- Pivpak/Pivchak

to Eat- Khavpak/Khavchak

I want to eat (Makka Khavchak Zai)

Vegetarian-Shakahari

I want a vegetarian meal-(Makka Vegetarian/ Shakahari Jeavonn Zai)

It is too spicy-hot(Taste) - Heh Chadd Tikk assa

I want it less spicy- Makka Unne/Kammi Tikk zai

I want it more spicy- Makka Chadd tikk zai

Milk- Duddh

Water- Udak

Bottled Water- Baatlen udak or Bisleri(Brand)

Fish- Masoli / Nuste / Jhalke

Prawn- sungata

Vegetables- Randhe-kai/bhaji

Cashew-Kaju

I do not eat meat- Havn Mavns Khai- na.

I do not eat eggs- Havn tanti Khai-na.

Is this water boiled? (Heh Udak Ukadlale/Tappelele assa?)

Please heat it again- (Chikke anek panta Hunn Korun Haddta ve?)

Can I heat milk for a child? -Sann/Lann cheldak/cherdak- khatri duddh hun korka.

I'm finished - Megele jalle

Food was delicious - Javan mast/Bhari laik ashile

Food was not good - Javan kai laik nashile

Food was worst - Javan mast vait ashile


Taste Buds:

Salty = "Mitshe"

Sour = "Amshe"

Spicy = "Tikshe"

Hot = "Hunn"

Cold = "Thand"

Sweet = "God"

Bitter = "Kodu"

Astringent = "Chagaru"

Tasty = "Ruchi"

Tasteless = "Sappag"


Some Eatables:

Mango = "Aambo"

Unripe Mango = "Aambuli"

Apple = "Saparchand"

Watermelon = "Kalingan/Kalingad/Bacchangayi"

Pomegranate = "Dalimb"

JackFruit = "Panosu"

Raw Jackfruit = "Kadagi"

Banana = "Kele"

Dates = "Khajuru"

Cashew = "Kajjubi"

Sweet Potato = "Kananga"

Coconut = "Naarlu"

Tender Coconut = "Shiyale"

Grated Coconut = "Soi"

Sugarcane = "Kabbu"

Unripe JackFruit = "Kadagi"

Seed of JackFruit = "Bikkanda"

Tamarind = "Chinchaamba"

Guava = "Pyar"

Custard Apple = "Sita Phal"

Soursop = "Ram Phal"

Grapes = "Draaksh"

Orange = "Sonnarling"

Sweet Lime = "Musumbi"

Gooseberry = "Aavalo"

Pineapple = "Ananas"

Fig = "Anjeer"

Lady's Finger = "Bhend"

Brinjal = "Vaingan"

Potato = "Batato"

Onion = "Kando"

Chilli = "Mirsang"

Bitter Guard = "Karate"

Little Guard = "Tendle"

Snake Guard = "Poddale"

Bottle Guard = "Gardudde"

Drumstick = "Mashinga Sang/Mashinga Dento"

Mushroom = "Aalaambo"

Pumpkin = "Dudde"

Ginger = "Aalle"

Garlic = "Losun"

Coriander = "Kotambari"

Lemon = "Limbiyo"

Mustard = "Saasam"

Seasme = "Tilu"

Ajwain = "Vonvo"

Cardomom = "Yela kan"

Clove = "Lavang"

Pepper = "Mire"

Sugar = "Sakkar"

Salt = "Meet"

Salad = "Pachadi/Kosambari"

Pickle = "Nonche"

Curry(liquid) = "Kolombo/Randai/Ambut"

Curry(solid) = "Upkari/Sukke"

Noodles = "Shevayi"

Curd = "Dhay"

Butter Milk = "Taak"

Butter = "Loni"

Ghee = "Toop"

Tea = "Cha"

Coffee = "Capi"

Lemon Grass = "Taakka Tan"

sweet potatoes= kanang

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

How Much Is this? ("Hakka Kitle Paiso/duddu?")

That's too expensive ("He mast/muito mharag")

Expensive = ("Mharag")

Cheap = ("Sourag")

Reduce the cost to a reasonable amoount- ("Chike Unne Kari Re")

I do not want it at this price- ("Makka Hain Mollak nakka")

I am going-("Havn Vatta")

I don't want this ("He makka nakka")

I have seen this cheaper elsewhere-("Havn Hain unne mollak dusra zageri palleaila")

Price-("Moll")

I am not interested to take it ("Makka he ghevchaka ist na")

Ok, I will take it ("Jayt, haav he ghetta")

Please provide me with a carrier-bag ("Makka chike plastic totto/khotto ditta ve?")

I need a toothbrush ("Makka daant ghasuche brush jayi")

I need soap ("Makka sabun jayi")

I need an umbrella ("Makka satte/chatri jaayi")

I need writing paper ("Makka baroche kagad jaayi")

Driving[edit]

1)i m driving at the moment ....(hav gadi chaleta asa) 2)i m sitting in the car........(hav gadintu basli ***female*** baslo ***male***

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