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Salamun alejkum ( Саламун алейкум. )
 
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'''Circassian''' languages aer spoken in [[Turkey]], [[Georgia (country)|Georgia]], [[Azerbaijan]], [[Armenia]] and [[Russia]].
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==Basics==
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==Common signs==
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Left: Village Circassian
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Right: Regular Circassin
 
 
Hello.
 
Salam. ( Салам. ) Salam.
 
 
Hello. (informal)  
 
Hello. (informal)  
Was salam. ( Вас салам. ) Vas salam.
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Salam. ( Салам. )
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How are you?  
 
How are you?  
Culı basqıyw? ( Чулы басгыв? ) Chulı basgıv?
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Muhad´she bari gijulagshame? ( МухадIше бари гиюлагшаме? )  
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Fine, thank you.  
 
Fine, thank you.  
Basqıd culıqın. ( Басгыт чулыгын. ) Basgıt chulıgın.
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Dig´ats´e bar, kalyakhe. ( ДигIацIе бар каляхе. )
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What is your name?  
 
What is your name?  
Nawı dac cıyqı? ( Нави дассиги? ) Navi dassigi?
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Khan'tsey khimy jun? ( ХанIцей хим юн? )
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My name is ______ .  
 
My name is ______ .  
Nawı cı ______ . ( Нави чи _____. ) Navi chi _____.
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Zeni yandem jy ______ . ( Зени яндем йы ______ . )
Nice to meet you.
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Zug sopas. ( Зуг сопас. ) Zug sopas.
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Please.  
 
Please.  
Lıqfan. ( Лигфан. ) Ligfan.
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Dzevezinija khyash´yakheta. ( Дзевезиния хяшIяхета. )
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Thank you.  
 
Thank you.  
Teseqgoyr. ( Тесеггойр. ) Teseggoyr.
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Barjakaljekhyn. ( Барякалйехын. )
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You're welcome.  
 
You're welcome.  
Salam celqgen. ( Салам челигкен. ) Salam cheligken.
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Masharnija. ( Машарния. )
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Yes.  
 
Yes.  
Awd ( Авт. ) Avt.
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Haj. ( Хай. )
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No.  
 
No.  
Xeyir ( Хейып. ) Heyır.
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Hejri. ( Хейры. )
 +
 
 
Excuse me. (getting attention)  
 
Excuse me. (getting attention)  
Eksuk. ( Ексук. ) Eksuk.
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Illa barekbillakh. ( Илла барекбиллах. )
Excuse me. (begging pardon)
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Eksuk. ( Ексук. ) Eksuk.
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I'm sorry.
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Welle pardun. ( Ваялла пардиён. ) Vayalla pardiyon.
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Goodbye
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Jaw. ( Яв. ) Yav.
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Goodbye (informal)
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Jaw jaw. ( Яв яв. ) Yav yav.
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I can't speak to Circassian.
 
I can't speak to Circassian.
- Bez ilqem da Cerkez toyol. ( Без илгем да Черкесс тоъёл. ) Bez ilgem da Cherkess to'yol.
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Az´ cherkessomozi tesh bjuzuh. ( АзI черкессомози теш бюзух. )  
Help!
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Yerdimdat! ( Йердимдат. ) Yerdimdat.
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Good morning.  
 
Good morning.  
Zebbox ( Зеббох. ) Zebboh.
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Jor dygym jekhla. ( Ёр дыгым йехла. )
 +
 
 
Good evening.  
 
Good evening.  
Ahzom ( Ахзом. ) Ahzom.
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Shojor je dygym jekhla. ( Шоёр йе дыгым йехла. )  
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Good night.  
 
Good night.  
Cekiy ( Жекый. ) Jekıy.
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Bur´sham kojor je dygym jekhla. ( БурIшам коёр йе дыгым йехла. )  
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Good night (to sleep)  
 
Good night (to sleep)  
Oyxilariy ( Ойкыларый. ) Oykılarıy.
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Bur´sham dygym jekhla. ( БурIшам дыгым йехла. )}}
Where is the toilet?
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Nerdi qanafane? ( Нерди канаьфане? ) Nerdi kana'fane?
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==Problems==
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Leave me alone.  
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Pesh yanbır raaqqun. ( Пещ янбир раякюн. ) Pesc yanbir rayakyun.
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Don't touch me!
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Bezukkunem. ( Безуккунем. ) Bezukkunem.
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Police!
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Aynashes! ( Айнащеш. ) Aynascesh.
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Stop! Thief!
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Tur! Ugri! ( Тюр! Югры. ) Tyur! Yugrı!
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==Numbers==
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½ - nim ( Ним ) Nim
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0 - sıffír ( Шиффир ) Shiffir
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1 - erd - ( Эть ) Et'
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2 - ortıy' ( Орти ) Orti
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3 - zamgıy' - ( зами ) Zami
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'''Circassian''' languages are spoken in [[Turkey]], [[Georgia (country)|Georgia]], [[Azerbaijan]], [[Armenia]] and [[Russia]].
  
4 - lıy ( Лиь ) Li'
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==Pronunciation guide==
  
5 - koto - ( Куёд ) Kuyod
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===Vowels===
  
6 - shesı ( Шезин ) Shezin
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===Consonants===
  
7 - sovzı ( Сосин ) Sosin
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===Common diphthongs===
  
8 - ravahı' ( Рава ) Rava
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==Phrase list==
  
9 - tasargı' ( Ташира ) Tashira
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===Basics===
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{{infobox|Common signs|
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; OPEN :
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; CLOSED :
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; ENTRANCE :
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; EXIT :
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; PUSH :
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; PULL :
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; TOILET :
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; MEN :
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; WOMEN :
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; FORBIDDEN : }}
  
10 - ats ( Ац ) Ats
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; Hello. :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
 +
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
 +
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
 +
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Please. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
 +
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
 +
; No. :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
 +
; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Goodbye :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
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; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
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;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
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; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Good night. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
 +
; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')
 +
; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' ?'')
  
11 - tertsı ( Тэцы ) Tetsı
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===Problems===
  
12 - torgısı ( Торцы ) Tortsı
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; Leave me alone. :  . ('' .'')
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; Don't touch me! :  ! ('' !'')
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; I'll call the police. : . ('' .'')
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; Police! : ! ('' !'')
 +
; Stop! Thief! : ! ! ('' ! !'')
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; I need your help. : . ('' .'')
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; It's an emergency. : . ('' .'')
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; I'm lost. :  . ('' .'')
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; I lost my bag. :  . ('' .'')
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; I lost my wallet. :  . ('' .'')
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; I'm sick. :  . ('' .'')
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; I've been injured. :  . ('' .'')
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; I need a doctor. :  . ('' .'')
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; Can I use your phone? : ? ('' ?'')
  
13 - tızamgı ( Тазамы ) Tazamı
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===Numbers===
  
14 - tılı ( Тылы ) Tılı
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; 1 : сет (''set'')
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; 2 : кӀят (''qiat'')
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; 3 : бот (''bot'')
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; 4 : гуют (''guyut'')
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; 5 : вират (''wirat'')
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; 6 : рокт (''rokt'')
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; 7 : ырт (''әrt'')
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; 8 : мошит (''mošit'')
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; 9 : куттат (''kuttat'')
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; 10 : цют (''tsiut'')
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; 11 : цюӀсет (''tsiúset'')
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; 12 :  ('' '')
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; 13 :  ('' '')
 +
; 14 :  ('' '')
 +
; 15 :  ('' '')
 +
; 16 :  ('' '')
 +
; 17 :  ('' '')
 +
; 18 :  ('' '')
 +
; 19 :  ('' '')
 +
; 20 : кӀйыт ('' qjәt'')
 +
; 21 :  ('' '')
 +
; 22 :  ('' '')
 +
; 23 :  ('' '')
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; 30 : ботыт (''botәt'')
 +
; 40 : гуыт (''guәt'')
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; 50 : вирхыт (''wirkhәt'')
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; 60 : роккыт (''roqqәt'')
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; 70 : ыррыт (''әrrәt'')
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; 80 : мошшыт (''moššәt'')
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; 90 : куттыт (''kuttәt'')
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; 100 : всий (''wsy'')
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; 200 : кӀятвсий (''qiatwsy'')
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; 300 :  ('' '')
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; 1,000 : акӀсор (''aqsor'')
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; 2,000 :  ('' '')
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; 1,000,000 : мылун (''mәlun'')
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; 1,000,000,000 :  ('' '')
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; 1,000,000,000,000 :  ('' '')
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; number _____ (train, bus, etc.) : ('' '')
 +
; half : ('' '')
 +
; less : ('' '')
 +
; more : ('' '')
  
15 - toktı ( Тукёды ) Tukuyodı
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===Time===
  
16 - tseshını ( Тешезны ) Tesheznı
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; now :  ('' '')
 +
; later :  ('' '')
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; before :  ('' '')
 +
; morning :  ('' '')
 +
; afternoon :  ('' '')
 +
; evening :  ('' '')
 +
; night :  ('' '')
  
17 - tsovıshı ( Тесосны ) Tesosnı
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====Clock time====
  
18 - travahı ( Таравы ) Taravı
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; one o'clock AM :  ('' '')
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; two o'clock AM :  ('' '')
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; noon :  ('' '')
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; one o'clock PM :  ('' '')
 +
; two o'clock PM :  ('' '')
 +
; midnight :  ('' '')
  
19 - tıtızargı ( Тыташыры ) Tıtashırı
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====Duration====
  
20 - ordısa ( Ордеща ) Ordesca
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; _____ minute(s) :  ('' '')
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; _____ hour(s) :  ('' '')
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; _____ day(s) :  ('' '')
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; _____ week(s) :  ('' '')
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; _____ month(s) :  ('' '')
 +
; _____ year(s) :  ('' '')
  
25 - ordısdankoton ( Ордещатан Куёдан ) Ordescatan Kuyodan
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====Days====
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; today :  ('' '')
 +
; yesterday :  ('' '')
 +
; tomorrow :  ('' '')
 +
; this week :  ('' '')
 +
; last week :  ('' '')
 +
; next week :  ('' '')
  
30 - ordısdanatsın ( Ордещуце ) Ordescutse
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; Sunday :  ('' '')
 +
; Monday :  ('' '')
 +
; Tuesday :  ('' '')
 +
; Wednesday :  ('' '')
 +
; Thursday :  ('' '')
 +
; Friday :  ('' '')
 +
; Saturday :  ('' '')
  
31 - ordısdanatsına erdın ( Ордещуцен Этан ) Ordescutsen Etan
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====Months====
  
40 - zangısa ( Зангеща ) Zangesca
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<!--If speakers of the language commonly use a calendar other than the Gregorian, explain it here and list its months. See [[Hebrew phrasebook]] for an example.-->
  
50 - zangısdanatsın ( Зангещуце ) Zangescutse
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; January :  ('' '')
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; February :  ('' '')
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; March :  ('' '')
 +
; April :  ('' '')
 +
; May :  ('' '')
 +
; June :  ('' '')
 +
; July :  ('' '')
 +
; August :  ('' '')
 +
; September :  ('' '')
 +
; October :  ('' '')
 +
; November :  ('' '')
 +
; December :  ('' '')
  
60 - lıqsa ( Лища ) Lisca
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====Writing time and date====
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<!--Give some examples how to write clock times and dates if it differs from English.-->
  
70 - lıqsdanatsın ( Лищуце ) Liscutse
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===Colors===
  
80 - kotusa ( Коёща ) Koyosca
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; black :  ('' '')
 +
; white :  ('' '')
 +
; gray :  ('' '')
 +
; red :  ('' '')
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; blue :  ('' '')
 +
; yellow :  ('' '')
 +
; green :  ('' '')
 +
; orange :  ('' '')
 +
; purple :  ('' '')
 +
; brown :  ('' '')
  
90 - kotusdanatsın ( Коёщуце ) Koyoscutse
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===Transportation===
  
100 - yazey ( Яшим ) Yashim
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====Bus and train====
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; How much is a ticket to _____? :  ('' '')
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; One ticket to _____, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; Where does this train/bus go? :  ('' '')
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; Where is the train/bus to _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; Does this train/bus stop in _____? :  ('' '')
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; When does the train/bus for _____ leave? :  ('' '')
 +
; When will this train/bus arrive in _____? :  ('' '')
  
200 - ortıqyazey ( Ортияшимь ) Ortiyashim'
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====Directions====
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; How do I get to _____ ? :  ('' '')
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; ...the train station? :  ('' '')
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; ...the bus station? :  ('' '')
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; ...the airport? :  ('' '')
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; ...downtown? :  ('' '')
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; ...the youth hostel? :  ('' '')
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; ...the _____ hotel? :  ('' '')
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; ...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? :  ('' '')
 +
; Where are there a lot of... :  ('' '')
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; ...hotels? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...restaurants? :  ('' '')
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; ...bars? :  ('' '')
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; ...sites to see? :  ('' '')
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; Can you show me on the map? :  ('' '')
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; street :  ('' '')
 +
; Turn left. :  ('' '')
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; Turn right. :  ('' '')
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; left :  ('' '')
 +
; right :  ('' '')
 +
; straight ahead :  ('' '')
 +
; towards the _____ :  ('' '')
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; past the _____ :  ('' '')
 +
; before the _____ :  ('' '')
 +
; Watch for the _____. :  ('' '')
 +
; intersection :  ('' '')
 +
; north :  ('' '')
 +
; south :  ('' '')
 +
; east :  ('' '')
 +
; west :  ('' '')
 +
; uphill :  ('' '')
 +
; downhill :  ('' '')
  
500 - kotoqyazey ( Куёдяшимь ) Kuyodyashim'
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====Taxi====
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; Taxi! :  ('' '')
 +
; Take me to _____, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; How much does it cost to get to _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; Take me there, please. :  ('' '')
  
1000 - yotashık ( Ётяшек ) Yotyashek
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===Lodging===
  
2000 - ortıqyotashık ( Орти Ётяшекь ) Orti Yotyashek'
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; Do you have any rooms available? :  ('' '')
 +
; How much is a room for one person/two people? :  ('' '')
 +
; Does the room come with... :  ('' '')
 +
; ...bedsheets? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...a bathroom? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...a telephone? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...a TV? :  ('' '')
 +
; May I see the room first? :  ('' '')
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; Do you have anything quieter? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...bigger? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...cleaner? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...cheaper? :  ('' '')
 +
; OK, I'll take it. :  ('' '')
 +
; I will stay for _____ night(s). :  ('' '')
 +
; Can you suggest another hotel? :  ('' '')
 +
; Do you have a safe? :  ('' '')
 +
; ...lockers? :  ('' '')
 +
; Is breakfast/supper included? :  ('' '')
 +
; What time is breakfast/supper? :  ('' '')
 +
; Please clean my room. :  ('' '')
 +
; Can you wake me at _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; I want to check out. :  ('' '')
  
5000 - kotoqyotashık ( Куёд Ётяшекь ) Kuyod Yotyashek'
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===Money===
  
10000 - atsı yotashık ( Ац Ётяшекь ) Ats Yotyashek'
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; Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars? :  ('' '')
 +
; Do you accept British pounds? :  ('' '')
 +
; Do you accept Euros? :  ('' '')
 +
; Do you accept credit cards? :  ('' '')
 +
; Can you change money for me? :  ('' '')
 +
; Where can I get money changed? :  ('' '')
 +
; Can you change a traveler's check for me? :  ('' '')
 +
; Where can I get a traveler's check changed? :  ('' '')
 +
; What is the exchange rate? :  ('' '')
 +
; Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)? :  ('' '')
  
20000 - ordısa yotashık ( Ордеща Ётяшекь ) Ordesca Yotyashek'
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===Eating===
 +
; A table for one person/two people, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; Can I look at the menu, please? :  ('' '')
 +
; Can I look in the kitchen? :  ('' '')
 +
; Is there a house specialty? :  ('' '')
 +
; Is there a local specialty? :  ('' '')
 +
; I'm a vegetarian. :  ('' '')
 +
; I don't eat pork. :  ('' '')
 +
; I don't eat beef. :  ('' '')
 +
; I only eat kosher food. :  ('' '')
 +
; Can you make it "lite", please? (''less oil/butter/lard'') :  ('' '')
 +
; fixed-price meal :  ('' '')
 +
; a la carte :  ('' '')
 +
; breakfast :  ('' '')
 +
; lunch :  ('' '')
 +
; tea (''meal'') :  ('' '')
 +
; supper :  ('' '')
 +
; I want _____. :  ('' '')
 +
; I want a dish containing _____. :  ('' '')
 +
; chicken :  ('' '')
 +
; beef :  ('' '')
 +
; fish :  ('' '')
 +
; ham :  ('' '')
 +
; sausage :  ('' '')
 +
; cheese :  ('' '')
 +
; eggs :  ('' '')
 +
; salad :  ('' '')
 +
; (fresh) vegetables :  ('' '')
 +
; (fresh) fruit :  ('' '')
 +
; bread :  ('' '')
 +
; toast :  ('' '')
 +
; noodles :  ('' '')
 +
; rice :  ('' '')
 +
; beans :  ('' '')
 +
; May I have a glass of _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; May I have a cup of _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; May I have a bottle of _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; coffee :  ('' '')
 +
; tea (''drink'') :  ('' '')
 +
; juice :  ('' '')
 +
; (bubbly) water :  ('' '')
 +
; (still) water :  ('' '')
 +
; beer :  ('' '')
 +
; red/white wine :  ('' '')
 +
; May I have some _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; salt :  ('' '')
 +
; black pepper :  ('' '')
 +
; butter :  ('' '')
 +
; Excuse me, waiter? (''getting attention of server''):  ('' '')
 +
; I'm finished. :  ('' '')
 +
; It was delicious. :  ('' '')
 +
; Please clear the plates. :  ('' '')
 +
; The check, please. :  ('' '')
  
50000 - zangısdanatsın yotashık ( Зангещуце Ётяшекь ) Zangescutse Yotyashek'
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===Bars===
 +
; Do you serve alcohol? :  ('' '')
 +
; Is there table service? :  ('' '')
 +
; A beer/two beers, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; A glass of red/white wine, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; A pint, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; A bottle, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; _____ (''hard liquor'') and _____ (''mixer''), please. :  ('' '')
 +
; whiskey :  ('' '')
 +
; vodka :  ('' '')
 +
; rum :  ('' '')
 +
; water :  ('' '')
 +
; club soda :  ('' '')
 +
; tonic water :  ('' '')
 +
; orange juice :  ('' '')
 +
; Coke (''soda'') :  ('' '')
 +
; Do you have any bar snacks? :  ('' '')
 +
; One more, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; Another round, please. :  ('' '')
 +
; When is closing time? :  ('' '')
 +
; Cheers! :  ('' '')
  
100,000 - yazeyı yotashık ( Яшим Ётяшекь ) Yashim Yotyashek'
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===Shopping===
 +
; Do you have this in my size? :  ('' '')
 +
; How much is this? :  ('' '')
 +
; That's too expensive. :  ('' '')
 +
; Would you take _____? :  ('' '')
 +
; expensive :  ('' '')
 +
; cheap :  ('' '')
 +
; I can't afford it. :  ('' '')
 +
; I don't want it. :  ('' '')
 +
; You're cheating me. :  ('' '')
 +
; I'm not interested. :  (..)
 +
; OK, I'll take it. :  ('' '')
 +
; Can I have a bag? :  ('' '')
 +
; Do you ship (overseas)? :  ('' '')
 +
; I need... :  ('' '')
 +
; ...toothpaste. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...a toothbrush. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...tampons. : . ('' '')
 +
; ...soap. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...shampoo. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...pain reliever. (''e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen'') :  ('' '')
 +
; ...cold medicine. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...stomach medicine. : ... ('' '')
 +
; ...a razor. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...an umbrella. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...sunblock lotion. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...a postcard. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...postage stamps. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...batteries. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...writing paper. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...a pen. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...English-language books. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...English-language magazines. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...an English-language newspaper. :  ('' '')
 +
; ...an English-English dictionary. :  ('' '')
  
1,000,000 - erd mılyon ( Эть Милёнь ) Et' Milyon'  
+
===Driving===
 +
; I want to rent a car. :  ('' '')
 +
; Can I get insurance? :  ('' '')
 +
; stop (''on a street sign'') :  ('' '')
 +
; one way :  ('' '')
 +
; yield :  ('' '')
 +
; no parking :  ('' '')
 +
; speed limit :  ('' '')
 +
; gas (''petrol'') station :  ('' '')
 +
; petrol :  ('' '')
 +
; diesel :  ('' '')
  
1,000,000,000 - erd mılyar ( Эть Милярь ) Et' Milyar'
+
===Authority===
  
1,000,000,000,000 - erd tırılyon ( Эть Цирилёнь ) Et' Tsirilyon'
+
; I haven't done anything wrong. :  ('' '')
 +
; It was a misunderstanding. :  ('' '')
 +
; Where are you taking me? :  ('' '')
 +
; Am I under arrest? :  ('' '')
 +
; I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen. :  ('' '')
 +
; I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate. :  ('' '')
 +
; I want to talk to a lawyer. :  ('' '')
 +
; Can I just pay a fine now? :  ('' '')
  
1,000,000,000,000,000 - erd kahtırılyon ( Эть Кяцирилёнь ) Et' Kyatsirilyon'
+
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greyye ( Гыряй ) Gıryay
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red
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alu ( Алёй ) Alyoy
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blue
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mai ( Мяги ) Myagi
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yellow
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zeraltin ( Зерсом ) Zersom
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green
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yeser ( Юсилъ ) Yusil'
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orange
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portakkhaliy ( Бортакяла ) Bortakyala
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pink
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penbeh ( Пёнбох ) Pyonboh
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purple
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pampamoru ( Мозмориь ) Mozmori'
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Revision as of 02:30, 3 October 2011

Some quick phrases

Hello. Salamun alejkum ( Саламун алейкум. )

Hello. (informal) Salam. ( Салам. )

How are you? Muhad´she bari gijulagshame? ( МухадIше бари гиюлагшаме? )

Fine, thank you. Dig´ats´e bar, kalyakhe. ( ДигIацIе бар каляхе. )

What is your name? Khan'tsey khimy jun? ( ХанIцей хим юн? )

My name is ______ . Zeni yandem jy ______ . ( Зени яндем йы ______ . )

Please. Dzevezinija khyash´yakheta. ( Дзевезиния хяшIяхета. )

Thank you. Barjakaljekhyn. ( Барякалйехын. )

You're welcome. Masharnija. ( Машарния. )

Yes. Haj. ( Хай. )

No. Hejri. ( Хейры. )

Excuse me. (getting attention) Illa barekbillakh. ( Илла барекбиллах. )

I can't speak to Circassian. Az´ cherkessomozi tesh bjuzuh. ( АзI черкессомози теш бюзух. )

Good morning. Jor dygym jekhla. ( Ёр дыгым йехла. )

Good evening. Shojor je dygym jekhla. ( Шоёр йе дыгым йехла. )

Good night. Bur´sham kojor je dygym jekhla. ( БурIшам коёр йе дыгым йехла. )

Good night (to sleep) Bur´sham dygym jekhla. ( БурIшам дыгым йехла. )


Circassian languages are spoken in Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Common signs

OPEN 
CLOSED 
ENTRANCE 
EXIT 
PUSH 
PULL 
TOILET 
MEN 
WOMEN 
FORBIDDEN 


Hello. 
. ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
 ? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( )
What is your name? 
 ? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
. ( )
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( )
No. 
. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. ( )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
. ( )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. ( )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

Leave me alone. 
. ( .)
Don't touch me! 
 ! ( !)
I'll call the police. 
. ( .)
Police! 
 ! ( !)
Stop! Thief! 
 ! ! ( ! !)
I need your help. 
. ( .)
It's an emergency. 
. ( .)
I'm lost. 
. ( .)
I lost my bag. 
. ( .)
I lost my wallet. 
. ( .)
I'm sick. 
. ( .)
I've been injured. 
. ( .)
I need a doctor. 
. ( .)
Can I use your phone? 
 ? ( ?)

Numbers

сет (set)
кӀят (qiat)
бот (bot)
гуют (guyut)
вират (wirat)
рокт (rokt)
ырт (әrt)
мошит (mošit)
куттат (kuttat)
10 
цют (tsiut)
11 
цюӀсет (tsiúset)
12 
( )
13 
( )
14 
( )
15 
( )
16 
( )
17 
( )
18 
( )
19 
( )
20 
кӀйыт ( qjәt)
21 
( )
22 
( )
23 
( )
30 
ботыт (botәt)
40 
гуыт (guәt)
50 
вирхыт (wirkhәt)
60 
роккыт (roqqәt)
70 
ыррыт (әrrәt)
80 
мошшыт (moššәt)
90 
куттыт (kuttәt)
100 
всий (wsy)
200 
кӀятвсий (qiatwsy)
300 
( )
1,000 
акӀсор (aqsor)
2,000 
( )
1,000,000 
мылун (mәlun)
1,000,000,000 
( )
1,000,000,000,000 
( )
number _____ (train, bus, etc.) 
( )
half 
( )
less 
( )
more 
( )

Time

now 
( )
later 
( )
before 
( )
morning 
( )
afternoon 
( )
evening 
( )
night 
( )

Clock time

one o'clock AM 
( )
two o'clock AM 
( )
noon 
( )
one o'clock PM 
( )
two o'clock PM 
( )
midnight 
( )

Duration

_____ minute(s) 
( )
_____ hour(s) 
( )
_____ day(s) 
( )
_____ week(s) 
( )
_____ month(s) 
( )
_____ year(s) 
( )

Days

today 
( )
yesterday 
( )
tomorrow 
( )
this week 
( )
last week 
( )
next week 
( )
Sunday 
( )
Monday 
( )
Tuesday 
( )
Wednesday 
( )
Thursday 
( )
Friday 
( )
Saturday 
( )

Months

January 
( )
February 
( )
March 
( )
April 
( )
May 
( )
June 
( )
July 
( )
August 
( )
September 
( )
October 
( )
November 
( )
December 
( )

Writing time and date

Colors

black 
( )
white 
( )
gray 
( )
red 
( )
blue 
( )
yellow 
( )
green 
( )
orange 
( )
purple 
( )
brown 
( )

Transportation

Bus and train

How much is a ticket to _____? 
( )
One ticket to _____, please. 
( )
Where does this train/bus go? 
( )
Where is the train/bus to _____? 
( )
Does this train/bus stop in _____? 
( )
When does the train/bus for _____ leave? 
( )
When will this train/bus arrive in _____? 
( )

Directions

How do I get to _____ ? 
( )
...the train station? 
( )
...the bus station? 
( )
...the airport? 
( )
...downtown? 
( )
...the youth hostel? 
( )
...the _____ hotel? 
( )
...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? 
( )
Where are there a lot of... 
( )
...hotels? 
( )
...restaurants? 
( )
...bars? 
( )
...sites to see? 
( )
Can you show me on the map? 
( )
street 
( )
Turn left. 
( )
Turn right. 
( )
left 
( )
right 
( )
straight ahead 
( )
towards the _____ 
( )
past the _____ 
( )
before the _____ 
( )
Watch for the _____. 
( )
intersection 
( )
north 
( )
south 
( )
east 
( )
west 
( )
uphill 
( )
downhill 
( )

Taxi

Taxi! 
( )
Take me to _____, please. 
( )
How much does it cost to get to _____? 
( )
Take me there, please. 
( )

Lodging

Do you have any rooms available? 
( )
How much is a room for one person/two people? 
( )
Does the room come with... 
( )
...bedsheets? 
( )
...a bathroom? 
( )
...a telephone? 
( )
...a TV? 
( )
May I see the room first? 
( )
Do you have anything quieter? 
( )
...bigger? 
( )
...cleaner? 
( )
...cheaper? 
( )
OK, I'll take it. 
( )
I will stay for _____ night(s). 
( )
Can you suggest another hotel? 
( )
Do you have a safe? 
( )
...lockers? 
( )
Is breakfast/supper included? 
( )
What time is breakfast/supper? 
( )
Please clean my room. 
( )
Can you wake me at _____? 
( )
I want to check out. 
( )

Money

Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars? 
( )
Do you accept British pounds? 
( )
Do you accept Euros? 
( )
Do you accept credit cards? 
( )
Can you change money for me? 
( )
Where can I get money changed? 
( )
Can you change a traveler's check for me? 
( )
Where can I get a traveler's check changed? 
( )
What is the exchange rate? 
( )
Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)? 
( )

Eating

A table for one person/two people, please. 
( )
Can I look at the menu, please? 
( )
Can I look in the kitchen? 
( )
Is there a house specialty? 
( )
Is there a local specialty? 
( )
I'm a vegetarian. 
( )
I don't eat pork. 
( )
I don't eat beef. 
( )
I only eat kosher food. 
( )
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard
( )
fixed-price meal 
( )
a la carte 
( )
breakfast 
( )
lunch 
( )
tea (meal
( )
supper 
( )
I want _____. 
( )
I want a dish containing _____. 
( )
chicken 
( )
beef 
( )
fish 
( )
ham 
( )
sausage 
( )
cheese 
( )
eggs 
( )
salad 
( )
(fresh) vegetables 
( )
(fresh) fruit 
( )
bread 
( )
toast 
( )
noodles 
( )
rice 
( )
beans 
( )
May I have a glass of _____? 
( )
May I have a cup of _____? 
( )
May I have a bottle of _____? 
( )
coffee 
( )
tea (drink
( )
juice 
( )
(bubbly) water 
( )
(still) water 
( )
beer 
( )
red/white wine 
( )
May I have some _____? 
( )
salt 
( )
black pepper 
( )
butter 
( )
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)
( )
I'm finished. 
( )
It was delicious. 
( )
Please clear the plates. 
( )
The check, please. 
( )

Bars

Do you serve alcohol? 
( )
Is there table service? 
( )
A beer/two beers, please. 
( )
A glass of red/white wine, please. 
( )
A pint, please. 
( )
A bottle, please. 
( )
_____ (hard liquor) and _____ (mixer), please. 
( )
whiskey 
( )
vodka 
( )
rum 
( )
water 
( )
club soda 
( )
tonic water 
( )
orange juice 
( )
Coke (soda
( )
Do you have any bar snacks? 
( )
One more, please. 
( )
Another round, please. 
( )
When is closing time? 
( )
Cheers! 
( )

Shopping

Do you have this in my size? 
( )
How much is this? 
( )
That's too expensive. 
( )
Would you take _____? 
( )
expensive 
( )
cheap 
( )
I can't afford it. 
( )
I don't want it. 
( )
You're cheating me. 
( )
I'm not interested. 
(..)
OK, I'll take it. 
( )
Can I have a bag? 
( )
Do you ship (overseas)? 
( )
I need... 
( )
...toothpaste. 
( )
...a toothbrush. 
( )
...tampons. 
. ( )
...soap. 
( )
...shampoo. 
( )
...pain reliever. (e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen
( )
...cold medicine. 
( )
...stomach medicine. 
... ( )
...a razor. 
( )
...an umbrella. 
( )
...sunblock lotion. 
( )
...a postcard. 
( )
...postage stamps. 
( )
...batteries. 
( )
...writing paper. 
( )
...a pen. 
( )
...English-language books. 
( )
...English-language magazines. 
( )
...an English-language newspaper. 
( )
...an English-English dictionary. 
( )

Driving

I want to rent a car. 
( )
Can I get insurance? 
( )
stop (on a street sign
( )
one way 
( )
yield 
( )
no parking 
( )
speed limit 
( )
gas (petrol) station 
( )
petrol 
( )
diesel 
( )

Authority

I haven't done anything wrong. 
( )
It was a misunderstanding. 
( )
Where are you taking me? 
( )
Am I under arrest? 
( )
I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen. 
( )
I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate. 
( )
I want to talk to a lawyer. 
( )
Can I just pay a fine now? 
( )

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