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===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
  
1/2 - yir
+
1/2 - p'tya
  
0 - tak
+
0 - guka
  
1 - cna
+
1 - tcha
  
2 - gyet
+
2 - zet
  
3 - sal
+
3 - ztum
  
4 - zhah
+
4 - jah
  
5 - ngehi
+
5 - yamge
  
6 - duzhi
+
6 - cse
  
7 - zeg
+
7 - gyahe
  
8 - geta
+
8 - dczvi
  
9 - kul
+
9 - ksnevi
  
10 - sekah
+
10 - pati
  
11 - cnakkehu
+
11 - pating'tchang
  
12 - gyekkehu
+
12 - pating'zetng
  
13 - salekkehu
+
13 - pating'ztumng
  
20 - gyezeh
+
20 - zsholu
  
21 - gyezhecna
+
21 - zsholung'tchang
  
30 - salzeh
+
30 - ztmept
  
40 - zhayzekkah
+
40 - jept
  
50 - nezhekah
+
50 - yammapt
  
60 - duzzekkah
+
60 - csapt
  
70 - zegzakah
+
70 - gyhpat
  
80 - getzekkah
+
80 - dczpat
  
90 - kulzekkah
+
90 - ksnevpat
  
100 - yakt
+
100 - tchahyatp ( hyatp )
  
200 - gyetyakt
+
200 - zethyatp
  
300 - salyakt
+
300 - ztumhyatp
  
1000 - hezir
+
1000 - tchakhzurah ( khzurah )
  
2000 - gyethezir
+
2000 - zetkhzurah
  
3000 - salhezir
+
3000 - ztumkhzurah
  
10000 - sekahhezir
+
10000 - patikhzurah
  
20000 - gyezehhezir
+
20000 - zsholukhzurah
  
100000 - yakthezir
+
100000 - hyatpkhzurah
  
1 million - cna miliong
+
1 million - tchagmang ( gmang )
  
1 milliard - cna biliong
+
1 milliard - tchabbang ( bbang )
  
1 trillion - cna triliong
+
1 trillion - tchadrmayng ( drmayng )
  
1 quadrillion - cna khahtriliong
+
1 quadrillion - tchapgephhang ( pgephhang )
  
 
===Time===
 
===Time===

Revision as of 23:06, 4 September 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 - p'tya

0 - guka

1 - tcha

2 - zet

3 - ztum

4 - jah

5 - yamge

6 - cse

7 - gyahe

8 - dczvi

9 - ksnevi

10 - pati

11 - pating'tchang

12 - pating'zetng

13 - pating'ztumng

20 - zsholu

21 - zsholung'tchang

30 - ztmept

40 - jept

50 - yammapt

60 - csapt

70 - gyhpat

80 - dczpat

90 - ksnevpat

100 - tchahyatp ( hyatp )

200 - zethyatp

300 - ztumhyatp

1000 - tchakhzurah ( khzurah )

2000 - zetkhzurah

3000 - ztumkhzurah

10000 - patikhzurah

20000 - zsholukhzurah

100000 - hyatpkhzurah

1 million - tchagmang ( gmang )

1 milliard - tchabbang ( bbang )

1 trillion - tchadrmayng ( drmayng )

1 quadrillion - tchapgephhang ( pgephhang )

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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Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages