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Capiznon phrasebook

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Capiznon is one of the the language of the Philippines.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

like 'a' in "apple"
like 'e' in "bed" (often silent at the end of a word)
like 'i' in "fin"
like 'o' in "dog"
like 'oo' in "hoop"

Consonants

like 'b' in "bed"
like 'k' in "kid"
like 'd' in "dog"
like 'ph' in "phone"
like 'g' in "go"
like 'h' in "help"
like 'dg' in "edge"
like 'c' in "cat"
like 'l' in "love"
like 'm' in "mother"
like 'n' in "nice"
like 'p' in "pig"
like 'q' in "quest" (with "u", almost always)
like 'r' in "row"
like 'ss' in "hiss"
like 't' in "top"
like 'v' in "victory"
like 'w' in "weight"
like 'cks' in "kicks"
like 'y' in "yes", like 'ie' in "pie"
like 'z' in "haze"

Common digraphs

ay 
like 'ay' in "say"
aw 
like 'ow' in "cow"
ey 
like 'ay' in "say"
iw 
like 'iw' in "eew"
ow 
like 'ow' in "cow"
oy 
like 'oy' in "boy"

Phrase list

Basics

Common signs

OPEN 
Bukas/Abre/Abyerto
CLOSED 
Sara/Sarado
ENTRANCE 
Surudlan
EXIT 
Guruwa-an
PUSH 
Itulod
PULL 
Butongon
TOILET 
Kasilyas/Basin
MEN 
Lalake
WOMEN 
Babaye
FORBIDDEN 
Ginabawalan/Ginadumili-an


Hello. 
Kamusta (KamoosTAH)
Hello. (informal
Musta? (moosTAH?)
Fine, thank you. 
Mayad man, salamat. (maYAD MAN, sahLAmaht)
What is your name? 
Ano ngalan mo? (aNOH NGAlahn MO?)
My name is ______ . 
_____ ang ngalan ko. (____ ang NGAhlahn ko.)
Nice to meet you. 
Nalipay ako makilala ka. (NaLIpai aKO makiLAla ka.)
Please. 
Palihug. (PaLIhog)
Thank you. 
Salamat kaayad. (saLAHmat kaAyad)
You're welcome. 
Wala sang anuman. (waLA sang anuMAN.)
Yes. 
Huo (HUo)
No. 
Indi (INdi)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
Palihog sa madali lang. (paLIhog sa madaLI lang)
I'm sorry. 
Pasensyahe ako. (paSENsyah-he aKO)
Goodbye 
Asta sa liwat. ( ASta sa liWAT)
I can't speak Capiznon well. 
Indi ko kabalo mayad maghambal sa Kapisnon. (INdi ko kabaLO maYAD magHAMbal sa kapisNON.)
Do you speak English? 
Kahambal ka sa Inggles? kahamBAL ka sa ingGLES?
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
MAY kabaLO DIya MAG-ingGLES?
Help! 
Tabang! (TAHbang!)
Look out! 
Halong!/Lantaw mayad! (HAlong!/LanTAW maYAD!)
Good morning. 
Mayad-ayad nga aga. (MaYAD-Ayad nga Aga.)
Good evening. 
Mayad-ayad nga gab-i. (MaYAD-Ayad nga GAB-i.)
Good night. 
Mayad-ayad nga gab-i. (MaYAD-Ayad nga GAB-i.)
Good night. (to sleep
Mayad-ayad nga gab-i. Tulog na 'ta. (MaYAD-Ayad nga GAB-i. TUlog na 'TA.)
I don't understand. 
Indi ko ma-intindihan. (INdi ko ma-intindiHAN.)
Where is the toilet? 
Sa diin ang kasilyas? (sa diIN ang kaSILyas?)

Problems

Leave me alone. 
Pabay-i ako. (paBAY-i aKO)
Don't touch me! 
Indi ko pagtanduga! (INdi ko pagtanduGA)
I'll call the police. 
Matawag ko pulis! (mataWAG ko puLIS)
Police! 
Pulis! (puLIS!)
Stop! Thief! 
Untat! Makawat! (UNtat! maKAwat)
I need your help. 
Kinanglan ko bulig nyo. (kiNANGlan ko BUlig NYO)
It's an emergency. 
Emergency ni. (eMERgency NI)
I'm lost. 
Nadula ako. (naDUla aKO)
I lost my bag. 
Nadula ang bag ko. (naDUla ang bag KO)
I lost my wallet. 
Nadula akon kahita. (naDUla Akon kaHIta)
I'm sick. 
Gamasakit ako. (gamasaKIT aKO)
I've been injured. 
Nasamaran ako. (nasaMAran aKO)
I need a doctor. 
Kinahanglan ko sang doktor. (kinahHANGlan ko sang dokTOR)
Can I use your phone? 
Pwede ko ma-usar imo SELpon? (PWEde ko ma-uSAR Imo SELpon)

Numbers

Number Hiligaynon
1 Isá
2 Duwá
3 Tatlo
4 Apat
5 Limá
6 Anum
7 Pitó
8 Waló
9 Siyám
10 Púlô
100 Gatús
1000 Libó
First Tig-una
Second Ika-duhá
Third Ikatlo / Ika-tatlo
Fourth Ikap-at / ika-apat
Fifth Ika-limá
Sixth Ikan-um / ika-anum
Seventh Ika-pitó
Eighth Ika-waló
Ninth Ika-siyám
Tenth Ika-púlô

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Days Adlaw
Sunday Dominggo
Monday Lunes
Tuesday Martes
Wednesday Miyerkules
Thursday Huwebes
Friday Biyernes
Saturday Sabado

Months

Month Bulan
January Enero
February Pebrero
March Marso
April Abril
May Mayo
June Hunio
July Hulyo
August Agosto
September Septiyembre
October Oktubre
November Nobiyembre
December Disiyembre

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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