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'''Name of Language''' is the main languange of [[Country]].
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'''Bumthangkha''' is a regional language of in the [[Bumthang]] area of [[Bhutan]].
  
 
==Pronunciation guide==
 
==Pronunciation guide==
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===Basics===
 
===Basics===
; Hello. :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. :  . (''Kuzuzangpo la '')
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . (''Kuzu '')
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; How are you? :  ? (''ah dar nak ke'')
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Fine, thank you. :  . (''laso kadinchey la '')
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; What is your name? :  ? ('' weth key meng sha yo?'')
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
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; My name is ___Nga gey ___ . :  meng . (''  tzha yo.'')
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
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; Nice to meet you. :  . (''domzay gasth '')
; Please. :  . ('' '')
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; Please. :  . (''kuje  '')
; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Thank you. :  . ('' kadin chay'')
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
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; You're welcome. :  . ('' tsoro bu si ma sung la '')
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
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; Yes. :  . (''phath '')
; No. :  . ('' '')
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; No. :  . ('' mengo'')
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' gom ma thay la'')
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' gom ma thay la'')
; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
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; I'm sorry. :  . ('' gom ma thay la'')
; Goodbye :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye :  . (''lok sey jay gey '')
; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . (''kachin bu sey gala '')
 
; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
 
; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' philingpa kha khan ya?'')
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
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;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' philingba kha khan kan na ya?'')
 
; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Look out! :  ! (''wai !'')
; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
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; Good morning. :  . (''kuzuzangpo '')
; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
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; Good evening. :  . ('' kuzuzangpo'')
; Good night. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night. :  . (''chiru delek '')
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
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; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . (''ka chin bu si sim la '')
; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')
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; I don't understand. :  . ('' mabran'')
; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' chabsang ao na?'')
  
 
===Problems===
 
===Problems===
  
 
===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
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1 : Thaek
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2  ; tson
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3  : tsum
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4 : blay
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5 ;ya nga
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6 :rok
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7 ; nyith
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8 ; jath
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9 ; dokgo
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10; chey
  
 
===Time===
 
===Time===
  
====Clock time====
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====Clock time==== "chu tsud"
  
====Duration====
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====Duration====   "dutsed"
  
====Days====
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====Days====       "ngyan"
  
====Months====
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====Months====     "la"
  
====Writing time and date====
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====Writing time and date====    
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Date : Date/Month/Year
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Time : Hour(day or night) and Minutes
  
 
===Colors===
 
===Colors===
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====Taxi====
 
====Taxi====
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Taxi  = "gyerkhor"
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Fare  = "lha "
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How much =" ak pa thek yo"
  
 
===Lodging===
 
===Lodging===
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===Eating===
 
===Eating===
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I am Hungry : Bru nas
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can i have some : chi gath tzu gi
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Meal            : shay go / zama
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Rice            : zama
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Curry          : ruk
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Soup            : cho tsa
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Water          ; kway
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Hot            : kep kep
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Cold            : nagk sim sim
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eggs            ; kha wa tey
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Meat            : sha
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cheese          : phrum
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butter          ; mar
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delicious      ; ngam da
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not delicious  ; mey ngam da
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sweet          ; ngok tom ma
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sour            ; thun ma
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I am full      : joma rangs
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It was prepared very well  : ka chin bu si kher na
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oil            : nom
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salt            ; tsa
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sugar          ; guram
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chilly          ; bangala
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cilantro        ; yotsey
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tea            ; ja
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orange juice    : tsa lum khway
  
 
===Bars===
 
===Bars===
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===Authority===
 
===Authority===
  
==Learning more==
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Latest revision as of 04:52, 30 September 2010

Bumthangkha is a regional language of in the Bumthang area of Bhutan.

Contents

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Hello. 
. (Kuzuzangpo la )
Hello. (informal
. (Kuzu )
How are you? 
 ? (ah dar nak ke)
Fine, thank you. 
. (laso kadinchey la )
What is your name? 
 ? ( weth key meng sha yo?)
My name is ___Nga gey ___ . 
meng . ( tzha yo.)
Nice to meet you. 
. (domzay gasth )
Please. 
. (kuje )
Thank you. 
. ( kadin chay)
You're welcome. 
. ( tsoro bu si ma sung la )
Yes. 
. (phath )
No. 
. ( mengo)
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( gom ma thay la)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( gom ma thay la)
I'm sorry. 
. ( gom ma thay la)
Goodbye 
. (lok sey jay gey )
Goodbye (informal
. (kachin bu sey gala )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( philingpa kha khan ya?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( philingba kha khan kan na ya?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! (wai !)
Good morning. 
. (kuzuzangpo )
Good evening. 
. ( kuzuzangpo)
Good night. 
. (chiru delek )
Good night (to sleep
. (ka chin bu si sim la )
I don't understand. 
. ( mabran)
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( chabsang ao na?)

Problems[edit]

Numbers[edit]

1 : Thaek 2  ; tson 3  : tsum 4 : blay 5 ;ya nga 6 :rok 7 ; nyith 8 ; jath 9 ; dokgo 10; chey

Time[edit]

====Clock time==== "chu tsud"

====Duration==== "dutsed"

====Days==== "ngyan"

====Months==== "la"

Writing time and date[edit]

Date : Date/Month/Year Time : Hour(day or night) and Minutes

Colors[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Taxi = "gyerkhor" Fare = "lha " How much =" ak pa thek yo"

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Eating[edit]

I am Hungry : Bru nas

can i have some : chi gath tzu gi

Meal  : shay go / zama

Rice  : zama

Curry  : ruk

Soup  : cho tsa

Water  ; kway

Hot  : kep kep

Cold  : nagk sim sim

eggs  ; kha wa tey

Meat  : sha

cheese  : phrum

butter  ; mar

delicious  ; ngam da

not delicious  ; mey ngam da

sweet  ; ngok tom ma

sour  ; thun ma

I am full  : joma rangs

It was prepared very well  : ka chin bu si kher na

oil  : nom


salt  ; tsa

sugar  ; guram

chilly  ; bangala

cilantro  ; yotsey

tea  ; ja

orange juice  : tsa lum khway

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

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