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==Phrase list==
 
==Phrase list==
  
===Basics===
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===Basics=== ( Oceanian languages mixed )
; Hello. :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. :  . (''Ififi'')
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . (''Ikhiki'')
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; How are you? :  ? (''Fee kolowokau ?'')
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Fine, thank you. :  . (''Fek kuoka '')
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; What is your name? :  ? (''Kaah maaeli kafo ?'')
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
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; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''Ho mala kafa kifu _____ .'')
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
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; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Ee fhaa totorup '')
; Please. :  . ('' '')
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; Please. :  . (''Saafa '')
; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Thank you. :  . (''Kii oosumu '')
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
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; You're welcome. :  . (''Kahala meeki '')
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
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; Yes. :  . (''Heha'')
; No. :  . ('' '')
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; No. :  . (''Siho '')
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . (''Mohoko sibika kah '')
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Mohku sebbaka '')
 
; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
 
; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
; Goodbye :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye :  . (''Saukahaa '')
; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . (''Sa hakha '')
; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
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; I can't speak English. :  [ ]. (''Ofok okurah kahikalak Angliks.'')
; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Do you speak English? :  ? (''Faak hau kofu kalak Angliks ?'')
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
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;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? (''Meh kakalo foku kokifiraa kufakslaa dalo Anglisok?'')
; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Help! :  ! (''Boksa !'')
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Look out! :  ! (''Kiboo kukuh !'')
; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
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; Good morning. :  . (''Kee sawaayanga '')
; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
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; Good evening. :  . (''Kee beanga '')
; Good night. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night. :  . (''Kee praenga '')
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
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; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . (''Kee preen samaa '')
; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')
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; I don't understand. :  . (''Kuuh kurah makika '')
; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Where is the toilet? :  ? (''Toowalata kaboka ?'')
  
 
===Problems===
 
===Problems===
  
 
===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
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 +
System in mixed English and Tok Pisin.
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===Number's===
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½ - helfa
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0 - ziroo
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1 - waang
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2 - tuung
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3 - treng
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4 - foura
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5 - fihung
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6 - sehoa
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7 - sawaeng
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8 - sawaeng waang
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9 - sawaeng tuung
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10 - deen
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11 - deenawan
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12 - deenatua
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13 - deenatra
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14 - deenafo
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15 - deenafih
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16 - deenase
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17 - deenasawaeng
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18 - deenasawaeng waanga
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19 - deenasawaeng tuunga
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20 - tuatah
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21 - tuatawan
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22 - tuatatua
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23 - tuatatra
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24 - tuatafo
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25 - tuatafih
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30 - trefeh
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31 - trefewan
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32 - trefetua
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33 - trefetra
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34 - trefetafo
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35 - trefetafih
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40 - fokhaf
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41 - fokhawan
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42 - fokhatua
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43 - fokhatra
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44 - fokhafo
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45 - fokhafih
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50 - fikheen
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51 - fikhuwan
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52 - fikhutua
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53 - fikhutra
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54 - fikhufo
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55 - fikhufih
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60 - sedahe
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61 - sedawan
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62 - sedatua
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63 - sedatra
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64 - sedafo
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65 - sedafih
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70 - sawaenafaaoh
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71 - sawaenafaawan
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72 - sawaenafaatua
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80 - sawaenawaang edeeng
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81 - sawaenawaang edeenwan
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90 - sawaenatuung etheng
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91 - sawaenatuung ethenwan
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100 - stalu
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200 - tungkhalo
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300 - trengstalu
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400 - fostalaa
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500 - fihengastala
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600 - sehoastalu
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700 - sawaengastalu
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800 - sawaeng waangastalu
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900 - sawaeng tuungastalu
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1000 - tanusoh
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2000 - tuung tanusoh
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10000 - deen tanusoh
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1000000 - waang milyonnag
  
 
===Time===
 
===Time===

Revision as of 16:03, 19 September 2009


Carolinian is the main language of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

===Basics=== ( Oceanian languages mixed )

Hello. 
. (Ififi)
Hello. (informal
. (Ikhiki)
How are you? 
 ? (Fee kolowokau ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Fek kuoka )
What is your name? 
 ? (Kaah maaeli kafo ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . (Ho mala kafa kifu _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. (Ee fhaa totorup )
Please. 
. (Saafa )
Thank you. 
. (Kii oosumu )
You're welcome. 
. (Kahala meeki )
Yes. 
. (Heha)
No. 
. (Siho )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. (Mohoko sibika kah )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. (Mohku sebbaka )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. (Saukahaa )
Goodbye (informal
. (Sa hakha )
I can't speak English. 
[ ]. (Ofok okurah kahikalak Angliks.)
Do you speak English? 
 ? (Faak hau kofu kalak Angliks ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? (Meh kakalo foku kokifiraa kufakslaa dalo Anglisok?)
Help! 
 ! (Boksa !)
Look out! 
 ! (Kiboo kukuh !)
Good morning. 
. (Kee sawaayanga )
Good evening. 
. (Kee beanga )
Good night. 
. (Kee praenga )
Good night (to sleep
. (Kee preen samaa )
I don't understand. 
. (Kuuh kurah makika )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? (Toowalata kaboka ?)

Problems

Numbers

System in mixed English and Tok Pisin.

Number's

½ - helfa 0 - ziroo 1 - waang 2 - tuung 3 - treng 4 - foura 5 - fihung 6 - sehoa 7 - sawaeng 8 - sawaeng waang 9 - sawaeng tuung 10 - deen 11 - deenawan 12 - deenatua 13 - deenatra 14 - deenafo 15 - deenafih 16 - deenase 17 - deenasawaeng 18 - deenasawaeng waanga 19 - deenasawaeng tuunga 20 - tuatah 21 - tuatawan 22 - tuatatua 23 - tuatatra 24 - tuatafo 25 - tuatafih 30 - trefeh 31 - trefewan 32 - trefetua 33 - trefetra 34 - trefetafo 35 - trefetafih 40 - fokhaf 41 - fokhawan 42 - fokhatua 43 - fokhatra 44 - fokhafo 45 - fokhafih 50 - fikheen 51 - fikhuwan 52 - fikhutua 53 - fikhutra 54 - fikhufo 55 - fikhufih 60 - sedahe 61 - sedawan 62 - sedatua 63 - sedatra 64 - sedafo 65 - sedafih 70 - sawaenafaaoh 71 - sawaenafaawan 72 - sawaenafaatua 80 - sawaenawaang edeeng 81 - sawaenawaang edeenwan 90 - sawaenatuung etheng 91 - sawaenatuung ethenwan 100 - stalu 200 - tungkhalo 300 - trengstalu 400 - fostalaa 500 - fihengastala 600 - sehoastalu 700 - sawaengastalu 800 - sawaeng waangastalu 900 - sawaeng tuungastalu 1000 - tanusoh 2000 - tuung tanusoh 10000 - deen tanusoh 1000000 - waang milyonnag

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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