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===Basics=== ( Oceanian languages mixed )
 
===Basics=== ( Oceanian languages mixed )
; Hello. :  . (''Selamon alekom'')
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; Hello. :  . (''Ififi'')
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . (''Selamo'')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . (''Ikhiki'')
; How are you? :  ? (''Ok do baer ?'')
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; How are you? :  ? (''Fee kolowokau ?'')
; Fine, thank you. :  . (''Zart, ne sabaere. '')
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; Fine, thank you. :  . (''Fek kuoka '')
; What is your name? :  ? (''Niegza ba euz?'')
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; What is your name? :  ? (''Kaah maaeli kafo ?'')
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''Ne euzer ba _____ .'')
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; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''Ho mala kafa kifu  _____ .'')
; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Ki zeed gu nearr. '')
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; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Ee fhaa totorup '')
; Please. :  . (''Ludfon. '')
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; Please. :  . (''Saafa '')
; Thank you. :  . (''Eep ploshti '')
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; Thank you. :  . (''Kii oosumu '')
; You're welcome. :  . (''Gune salamom. '')
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; You're welcome. :  . (''Kahala meeki '')
; Yes. :  . (''Yos'')
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; Yes. :  . (''Heha'')
; No. :  . (''Nih '')
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; No. :  . (''Siho '')
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' Iur neodo '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . (''Mohoko sibika kah '')
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Iur neodoi '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Mohku sebbaka '')
; I'm sorry. :  . (''Iur neodoi '')
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; I'm sorry. :  . (''Keuhu bo kafoka '')
; Goodbye :  . (''Baybay '')
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; Goodbye :  . (''Saukahaa '')
; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . (''Beybey '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . (''Sa hakha '')
; I can't speak English. :  [ ]. (''Nect ooc mepeti Angluu.'')
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; I can't speak English. :  [ ]. (''Ofok okurah kahikalak Angliks.'')
; Do you speak English? :  ? (''Teugun mept po Anglu?'')
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; Do you speak English? :  ? (''Faak hau kofu kalak Angliks ?'')
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? (''Ka kaotupi te neise meptayna ni da Anglui?'')
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;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? (''Meh kakalo foku kokifiraa kufakslaa dalo Anglisok?'')
; Help! :  ! (''Amdat !'')
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; Help! :  ! (''Boksa !'')
; Look out! :  ! (''Bee riut !'')
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; Look out! :  ! (''Kiboo kukuh !'')
; Good morning. :  . (''Iol lide'')
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; Good morning. :  . (''Kee sawaayanga '')
Good afternoon: Iol tode
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; Good evening. :  . (''Kee beanga '')
; Good evening. :  . (''Iol naede '')
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; Good night. :  . (''Kee praenga '')
; Good night. :  . (''Iol itte '')
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; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . (''Kee preen samaa '')
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . (''Iol ittae'')
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; I don't understand. :  . (''Kuuh kurah makika '')
; I don't understand. :  . (''Ne koco ocetit '')
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; Where is the toilet? :  ? (''Toowalata kaboka ?'')
; Where is the toilet? :  ? (''Bag tuvaleto ?'')
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===Problems===
 
===Problems===
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===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
  
½ - seta
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½ - uwai
  
0 - og
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0 - keafe
  
1 - geh
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1 - hu
  
2 - du
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2 - liwa
  
3 - soe
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3 - nafo
  
4 - kite
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4 - afaki
  
5 - boka
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5 - bok
  
6 - shes
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6 - we
  
7 - kzais
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7 - nih
  
8 - nap
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8 - mulau
  
9 - zelats
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9 - kekoa
  
10 - azr
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10 - puan
  
11 - azrogeh
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11 - puanahu
  
12 - azrodu
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12 - puanaliwa
  
20 - deser
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20 - liwapuani
  
21 - deserogeh
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21 - liwapuanahu
  
22 - deserodu
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22 - liwapuanaliwa
  
30 - sohser
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30 - nafopuani
  
40 - kiter
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40 - afakipuani
  
50 - bokter
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50 - bokpuani
  
60 - shater
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60 - wepuani
  
70 - kzaser
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70 - nihpuani
  
80 - naper
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80 - mulaupuani
  
90 - zelater
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90 - kekoapuani
  
100 - sif
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100 - sat
  
200 - dusfif
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200 - liwasat
  
300 - sosfif
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500 - boksat
  
400 - kitesif
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1000 - ginue
  
500 - bokasif
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2000 - liwaginue
  
1000 - esor
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5000 - bokginue
  
2000 - duresor
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10000 - puanginue
  
3000 - soeresor
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1000000 - humiliwon
 
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4000 - kiteresor
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5000 - bokaresor
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10000 - azoresor
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50000 - bokteroresor
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1 million - geh miloyon
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1 billion - geh biloyon
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1 trillion - geh toriloyon
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1 quadrillion - geh kohatoriloyon
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===Time===
 
===Time===

Revision as of 19:49, 6 February 2010


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. 
. (Keuhu bo kafoka )
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

½ - uwai

0 - keafe

1 - hu

2 - liwa

3 - nafo

4 - afaki

5 - bok

6 - we

7 - nih

8 - mulau

9 - kekoa

10 - puan

11 - puanahu

12 - puanaliwa

20 - liwapuani

21 - liwapuanahu

22 - liwapuanaliwa

30 - nafopuani

40 - afakipuani

50 - bokpuani

60 - wepuani

70 - nihpuani

80 - mulaupuani

90 - kekoapuani

100 - sat

200 - liwasat

500 - boksat

1000 - ginue

2000 - liwaginue

5000 - bokginue

10000 - puanginue

1000000 - humiliwon

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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