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Circassian phrasebook

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

Basics

Common signs

^ = L XI = Y UI = C b = B r = G n = P DII = D NI = J K = q OI = f


Hello. Salam. ( CA^AM ) Hello. (informal) Was salam. ( BAC CA^AM ) How are you? Culı basqıyw? ( UIY^N bACKNXIB ) Fine, thank you. Basqıd culıqın. ( bACKNDII UI^NKNH ) What is your name? Nawı dac cıyqı? ( HABN DIIAUI UINXIKN ) My name is ______ . Nawı cı ______ . ( HABN UIN ) Nice to meet you. Zug sopas. ( 3Yr COnAC ) Please. Luqfan. ( ^YKOIAH ) Thank you. Teseqguur. ( TECEKrYYP ) You're welcome. Salam celqgen. ( CA^AM UI^KrEH ) Yes. Awd ( ABD ) No. Heyir ( XEXINP ) Excuse me. (getting attention) Eksuk. ( EKCYK ) Excuse me. (begging pardon) Eksuk. ( EKCYK ) I'm sorry. Welle pardun. ( BE^^E nAPDIIYH ) Goodbye Jaw. ( NIAB ) Goodbye (informal) Jaw jaw. ( NIAB NIAB ) I can't speak to Circassian. - Bez ilqem da Cerkez dil. ( bE3 N^KEM DIIA UIEPKE3 DIIN^ ) Help! Xerdimdat! ( XEPDIINMDIIAT ) Good morning. Sebbeh ( CEbbEX ) Good evening. Ahsam ( AXCAM ) Good night. Cegiy ( UIErNXI ) Good night (to sleep) Uykalar ( YXIKA^AP ) Where is the toilet? Nerdi qanafane? ( HEPDIIN KAHAOIAHE )

Problems

Leave me alone. Bez yanbır raaqkun. ( bE3 XIAHbNP PAAKKYH ) Don't touch me! Bezukkunem. ( bE3YKKYHEM ) Police! Aynasiz! ( AXIHACN3 ) Stop! Thief! Tur! Ugri! ( TYP YrPN )

Numbers

½ - bug ( bYr )

0 - sıffír ( CNOIOINP )

1 - pıre - ( nNPE )

2 - ıhq ( NXK )

3 - ece - ( EUIE )

4 - lu ( ^Y )

5 - angec - ( AHrEUI )

6 - ızqa ( N3KA )

7 - gado ( rADIIO )

8 - nam ( HAM )

9 - oy ( OXI )

10 - qahaw ( KAXAB )

11 - qahwapıre ( KAXBAnNPE )

20 - ıhırew ( NXNPEB )

25 - ıhıreywaangec ( NXNPEXIAAHrEUI )

30 - eceqew ( EUIEKEB )

40 - luuqew ( ^YYKEB )

50 - anunqıw ( AHUHKNB )

60 - ızeqıw ( N3EKNB )

70 - gadıqıw ( rADIINKNB )

80 - nameqew ( HAMEKEB )

90 - oyeqew ( OXIEKEB )

100 - hadu ( XADIIY ) or "pırehadu" ( nNPEXADIIY )

200 - ıhıradu ( NXNPADIIY )

500 - anegadu ( AHErADIIY )

1000 - wızar ( BN3AP ) or "pırewızar" ( nNPEBN3AP )

2000 - ıhwızar ( NXBN3AP )

5000 - ancegwızar ( AHUIErBN3AP )

10000 - qahawızar ( KAXABN3AP )

20000 - ıhırewızar ( NXNPEBN3AP )

1,000,000 - mılıngı ( MN^NHrN ) or "pıremılıngı" ( nNPEMN^NHrN )

Colors

black kers ( KEPC ) white aga ( ArA ) gray gurimsih ( rYPNMCNX ) red el ( E^ ) blue mai ( MAN ) yellow zeraltin ( 3EPA^TNH ) green yeser ( XIECEP ) orange portakkhaliy ( nOPTAKKXA^NXI ) purple pampamoru ( nAMnAMOPY ) brown kahvaranqguy ( KAXBAPAHKrYXI )

Variants

Actions

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