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Carolinian phrasebook

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Carolinian is the main language of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

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

Hello. 
. (Selamon alekom)
Hello. (informal
. (Selamo)
How are you? 
 ? (Ok do baer ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Zart, ne sabaere. )
What is your name? 
 ? (Niegza ba euz?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . (Ne euzer ba _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. (Ki zeed gu nearr. )
Please. 
. (Ludfon. )
Thank you. 
. (Eep ploshti )
You're welcome. 
. (Gune salamom. )
Yes. 
. (Yos)
No. 
. (Nih )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( Iur neodo )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. (Iur neodoi )
I'm sorry. 
. (Iur neodoi )
Goodbye 
. (Baybay )
Goodbye (informal
. (Beybey )
I can't speak English. 
[ ]. (Nect ooc mepeti Angluu.)
Do you speak English? 
 ? (Teugun mept po Anglu?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? (Ka kaotupi te neise meptayna ni da Anglui?)
Help! 
 ! (Amdat !)
Look out! 
 ! (Bee riut !)
Good morning. 
. (Iol lide)

Good afternoon: Iol tode

Good evening. 
. (Iol naede )
Good night. 
. (Iol itte )
Good night (to sleep
. (Iol ittae)
I don't understand. 
. (Ne koco ocetit )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? (Bag tuvaleto ?)

Problems

Numbers

½ - seta

0 - og

1 - geh

2 - du

3 - soe

4 - kite

5 - boka

6 - shes

7 - kzais

8 - nap

9 - zelats

10 - azr

11 - azrogeh

12 - azrodu

20 - deser

21 - deserogeh

22 - deserodu

30 - sohser

40 - kiter

50 - bokter

60 - shater

70 - kzaser

80 - naper

90 - zelater

100 - sif

200 - dusfif

300 - sosfif

400 - kitesif

500 - bokasif

1000 - esor

2000 - duresor

3000 - soeresor

4000 - kiteresor

5000 - bokaresor

10000 - azoresor

50000 - bokteroresor

1 million - geh miloyon

1 billion - geh biloyon

1 trillion - geh toriloyon

1 quadrillion - geh kohatoriloyon

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