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===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
  
1/4 - Tkha zhhingnih
+
1/2 - yir
  
1/2 - Tkha myanih
+
0 - tak
  
0 - Zegtaam
+
1 - cna
  
1 - Chi
+
2 - gyet
  
2 - Mya
+
3 - sal
  
3 - Sang
+
4 - zhah
  
4 - Zhhing
+
5 - ngehi
  
5 - Ngo
+
6 - duzhi
  
6 - Dooh
+
7 - zeg
  
7 - Din
+
8 - geta
  
8 - Gey
+
9 - kul
  
9 - Ghu
+
10 - sekah
  
10 - Jueh
+
11 - cnakkehu
  
11 - Jueh chinih
+
12 - gyekkehu
  
12 - Jueh myanih
+
13 - salekkehu
  
13 - Jueh sangnih
+
20 - gyezeh
  
20 - Mashu
+
21 - gyezhecna
  
30 - Sanjueh
+
30 - salzeh
  
40 - Zhhingjuehu
+
40 - zhayzekkah
  
50 - Ngojueh
+
50 - nezhekah
  
60 - Doohjuheh
+
60 - duzzekkah
  
70 - Dinjhueh
+
70 - zegzakah
  
80 - Geyjeuh
+
80 - getzekkah
  
90 - Ghujaah
+
90 - kulzekkah
  
100 - Gtampa
+
100 - yakt
  
200 - Myagtam
+
200 - gyetyakt
  
300 - Sangtam
+
300 - salyakt
  
400 - Zhhingtam
+
1000 - hezir
  
500 - Ngungtam
+
2000 - gyethezir
  
600 - Doongtam
+
3000 - salhezir
  
700 - Dingtam
+
10000 - sekahhezir
  
800 - Gengtam
+
20000 - gyezehhezir
  
900 - Ghungtam
+
100000 - yakthezir
  
1000 - Qentbah
+
1 million - cna miliong
  
2000 - Myagent
+
1 milliard - cna biliong
  
3000 - Sangent
+
1 trillion - cna triliong
  
10000 - Juengtampat
+
1 quadrillion - cna khahtriliong
 
+
20000 - Mashungtampat
+
 
+
100000 - Gtampangtampat
+
 
+
1000000 - Chigyampangong
+
  
 
===Time===
 
===Time===

Revision as of 16:45, 31 January 2010

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 ngaleg deh)
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

1/2 - yir

0 - tak

1 - cna

2 - gyet

3 - sal

4 - zhah

5 - ngehi

6 - duzhi

7 - zeg

8 - geta

9 - kul

10 - sekah

11 - cnakkehu

12 - gyekkehu

13 - salekkehu

20 - gyezeh

21 - gyezhecna

30 - salzeh

40 - zhayzekkah

50 - nezhekah

60 - duzzekkah

70 - zegzakah

80 - getzekkah

90 - kulzekkah

100 - yakt

200 - gyetyakt

300 - salyakt

1000 - hezir

2000 - gyethezir

3000 - salhezir

10000 - sekahhezir

20000 - gyezehhezir

100000 - yakthezir

1 million - cna miliong

1 milliard - cna biliong

1 trillion - cna triliong

1 quadrillion - cna khahtriliong

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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