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Revision as of 14:09, 23 September 2009

Sherpa is the main language of the Solu-Khumbu region of Nepal and also in other districts where the the Sherpa people predominate.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
Tashi Deleg. (')
Hello. (informal
. (Kuzu zangpo tashi deleeg ) (Tashi deleg kuzu zangbo)
How are you? 
 ? (thangbo?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Thang kuzu )
What is your name? 
Khyari min khain? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
Nge Min _____. ( _____ .)
I am from. 
Nga _____ surhau
Nice to meet you. 
. (Sag dalaoggu dhawaya )
Please. 
. (Hidigbog )
Thank you. 
. (Lolo ouskham )
Cheers. 
Se Se.
You're welcome. 
. (Ba kuzu zanggappok )
Yes. 
. (Zaz )
No. 
. (Eya )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. (Kaki semengen)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. (Khaki ssamanga)
I'm sorry. 
. (A boyoko)
Goodbye 
. ( Rizipeng)
Goodbye (informal
. (Repen)
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! (Ahok!)
Look out! 
 ! (Zag boktahn !)
Good morning. 
. (Yeeb)
Good evening. 
. (Yahok)
Good night. 
. (Yimehen)
Good night (to sleep
. (Yemehen)
I don't understand. 
. (Nge deg zudlag habog )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? (Keh kabooukg dalakg toot?)

Problems

Numbers System

( Dzongka+Tibetan )

Numbers

1/4 - Tkha zhhingnih

1/2 - Tkha myanih

0 - Zegtaam

1 - Chi

2 - Mya

3 - Sang

4 - Zhhing

5 - Ngo

6 - Dooh

7 - Din

8 - Gey

9 - Ghu

10 - Jueh

11 - Jueh chinih

12 - Jueh myanih

13 - Jueh sangnih

20 - Mashu

30 - Sanjueh

40 - Zhhingjuehu

50 - Ngojueh

60 - Doohjuheh

70 - Dinjhueh

80 - Geyjeuh

90 - Ghujaah

100 - Gtampa

200 - Myagtam

300 - Sangtam

400 - Zhhingtam

500 - Ngungtam

600 - Doongtam

700 - Dingtam

800 - Gengtam

900 - Ghungtam

1000 - Qentbah

2000 - Myagent

3000 - Sangent

10000 - Juengtampat

20000 - Mashungtampat

100000 - Gtampangtampat

1000000 - Chigyampangong

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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