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Konkani phrasebook

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Konkani is the main language of Goa, India.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
Namaskar
Hello. (informal) 
Namaskar
How are you? 
kaso assa?(male);Kashe assa?(female)
I Am Fine 
Haav Sauki Asa
Fine, thank you. 
bur assa
What is your name? 
Tuggele naav kithe?
My name is ______ . 
______ . (Mhajhe nav ____)
Nice to meet you. 
. Tumka mell-nu khushi zalli
Please. 
Chike
Thank you. 
. Dev Borem Korum
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( Vhoi/Vai)
No. 
. (Na )
Excuse me. (getting attention
(matshe aikta )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
(matshe parat ekda sang )
I'm sorry. 
Makka Maaf Kari
Goodbye 
. Yetha Literally- 'Will come again'
Goodbye (informal
. (bare meluya parat kennai )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. (Mhaka [] ulovpak yena)
Do you speak English? 
 ? (Tumi English ulaytat ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? (Hanga konney English ullaitati assat ?)
Help! 
 ! (madat kar !)
Look out! 
 ! (Palle )
Good morning. 
. (Dis Borem Zavonn )
Good evening. 
. (Sanj Borem Zavonn )
Good night. 
. (Rati Boren Zavonn )
Good night (to sleep
. (Havn Nidata )
I don't understand. 
. ( Mhaka Kallana)
Where is the toilet? 
 ? (Toilet khany asa?)

Problems

Numbers

1 = "Ek"

2 = "Donn"

3 = "Teen"

4 = "Char"

5 = "Panch"

6 = "Sah"

7 = "Saat"

8 = "Aatt"

9 = "Nav"

10 = "Dha"

11 = "eekra"

12 = "Bara"

13 = "Tera"

14 = "Choudah"

15 = "Pandrah"

16 = "Sol-ah"

17 = "Satrah"

18 = "othra"

19 = "EkouNis"

20 = "Vis"

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Red = "Tambde"

Black = "Kaalle"

White = "Dhavve"

Blue = "Nillo"

Yellow = "Pivllo"

Green = "Pachvo/Harro"

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Money- ("Paiso/Duddu") Rupee- ("Rupai")

Eating

Meal - Jeavonn

Hot(Temperature)- Hunn Cold-Thand

to Drink- Pivpak/Pivchak

to Eat- Khavpak/Khavchak

I want to eat (Makka Khavpak Zai)

Vegetarian-Shakahari

I want a vegetarian meal-(Makka Vegetarian/ Shakahari Jeavonn Zai)

It is too spicy-hot(Taste) - Hain Chadd Tikk assa

I want it less spicy- Makka Unne/Kammi Tikk zai

I want it more spicy- Makka Chadd tikk zai

Milk- Duddh

Water- Udak

Bottled Water- Batlin-tul udak or Bisleri(Brand)

Fish- Masoli / Nuste

Prawn- sungata

Vegetables- Randhe-kai/bhaji

Cashew-Kaju

I do not eat meat- Havn Mavns Khai- na.

I do not eat eggs- Havn Eggs/motto Khai-na.

Is this water boiled? (Hain Udak Ukadlello assa ki?)

Please heat it again- (Chikke Vopas Hunn Korun Haddta ve?)

Can I heat milk for a child? -Sann/Lann cheldak- khatri duddh hun korpaco assa.

Bars

Shopping

How Much Is this? ("Hakka Kitle Paiso/duddu?") Reduce the cost to a reasonable amoount- ("Chike Unne Kari Re") I do not want it at this price- ("Makka Hain Mollak nakka") I am going-("Havn Vatta") I have seen this cheaper elsewhere-("Havn Hain unne mollak dusra zageri palleaila") Price-("Moll")

Driving

Authority

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