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'''Carolinian''' is the main language of the [[Northern Mariana Islands]].
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==Pronunciation guide==
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===Vowels===
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===Consonants===
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===Common diphthongs===
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==Phrase list==
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===Basics=== ( Oceanian languages mixed )
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; Hello. :  . (''Ififi'')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . (''Ikhiki'')
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; How are you? :  ? (''Fee kolowokau ?'')
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; Fine, thank you. :  . (''Fek kuoka '')
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; What is your name? :  ? (''Kaah maaeli kafo ?'')
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; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''Ho mala kafa kifu  _____ .'')
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; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Ee fhaa totorup '')
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; Please. :  . (''Saafa '')
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; Thank you. :  . (''Kii oosumu '')
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; You're welcome. :  . (''Kahala meeki '')
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; Yes. :  . (''Heha'')
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; No. :  . (''Siho '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . (''Mohoko sibika kah '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Mohku sebbaka '')
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; I'm sorry. :  . (''Keuhu bo kafoka '')
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; Goodbye :  . (''Saukahaa '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . (''Sa hakha '')
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; I can't speak English. :  [ ]. (''Ofok okurah kahikalak Angliks.'')
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; Do you speak English? :  ? (''Faak hau kofu kalak Angliks ?'')
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;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? (''Meh kakalo foku kokifiraa kufakslaa dalo Anglisok?'')
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; Help! :  ! (''Boksa !'')
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; Look out! :  ! (''Kiboo kukuh !'')
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; Good morning. :  . (''Kee sawaayanga '')
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; Good evening. :  . (''Kee beanga '')
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; Good night. :  . (''Kee praenga '')
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; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . (''Kee preen samaa '')
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; I don't understand. :  . (''Kuuh kurah makika '')
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; Where is the toilet? :  ? (''Toowalata kaboka ?'')
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===Problems===
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===Numbers===
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½ - uwai
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0 - keafe
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1 - hu
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2 - liwa
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3 - nafo
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4 - afaki
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5 - bok
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6 - we
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7 - nih
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8 - mulau
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9 - kekoa
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10 - puan
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11 - puanahu
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12 - puanaliwa
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20 - liwapuani
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21 - liwapuanahu
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22 - liwapuanaliwa
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30 - nafopuani
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40 - afakipuani
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50 - bokpuani
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60 - wepuani
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70 - nihpuani
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80 - mulaupuani
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90 - kekoapuani
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100 - sat
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200 - liwasat
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500 - boksat
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1000 - ginue
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2000 - liwaginue
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5000 - bokginue
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10000 - puanginue
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1000000 - humiliwon
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===Time===
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====Clock time====
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====Duration====
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====Days====
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====Months====
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====Writing time and date====
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===Colors===
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===Transportation===
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====Bus and train====
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====Directions====
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====Taxi====
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===Lodging===
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===Money===
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===Eating===
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===Bars===
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===Shopping===
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===Driving===
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===Authority===
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Latest revision as of 05:30, 30 September 2010


Carolinian is the main language of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Contents

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

===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[edit]

Numbers[edit]

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[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Eating[edit]

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

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