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; Hello. :  Tashi Deleg. ('''')
 
; Hello. :  Tashi Deleg. ('''')
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . (''Kuzu zangpo tashi deleeg '') (''Tashi deleg kuzu zangbo'')
 
; How are you? :  ? (''thangbo?'')
 
; How are you? :  ? (''thangbo?'')
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Fine, thank you. :  . (''Thang kuzu '')
 
; What is your name? :  Khyari min khain? ('' ?'')
 
; What is your name? :  Khyari min khain? ('' ?'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  Nge Min _____. (''  _____ .'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  Nge Min _____. (''  _____ .'')
 
; I am from. : Nga _____ surhau
 
; I am from. : Nga _____ surhau
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
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; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Sag dalaoggu dhawaya '')
; Please. :  . ('' '')
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; Please. :  . (''Hidigbog '')
; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Thank you. :  . (''Lolo ouskham '')
 
; Cheers. : Se Se.
 
; Cheers. : Se Se.
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
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; You're welcome. :  . (''Ba kuzu zanggappok '')
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
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; Yes. :  . (''Zaz '')
; No. :  . ('' '')
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; No. :  . (''Eya'' )
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . (''Kaki semengen'')
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Khaki ssamanga'')
; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
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; I'm sorry. :  . (''A ngaleg deh'')
; Goodbye :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye :  . ('' Rizipeng'')
; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . (''Repen'')
 
; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
 
; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
 
; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
 
;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Help! :  ! (''Ahok!'')
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Look out! :  ! (''Zag boktahn !'')
; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
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; Good morning. :  . (''Yeeb'')
; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
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; Good evening. :  . (''Yahok'')
; Good night. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night. :  . (''Yimehen'')
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
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; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . (''Yemehen'')
; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')
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; I don't understand. :  . (''Nge deg zudlag habog '')
; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Where is the toilet? :  ? (''Keh kabooukg dalakg toot?'')
  
 
===Problems===
 
===Problems===
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===Numbers System===
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( Dzongka+Tibetan )
  
 
===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
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1/2 - p'tya
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0 - guka
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1 - tcha
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2 - zet
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3 - ztum
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4 - jah
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5 - yamge
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6 - cse
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7 - gyahe
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8 - dczvi
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9 - ksnevi
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10 - pati
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11 - pating'tchang
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12 - pating'zetng
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13 - pating'ztumng
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20 - zsholu
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21 - zsholung'tchang
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30 - ztmept
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40 - jept
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50 - yammapt
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60 - csapt
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70 - gyhpat
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80 - dczpat
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90 - ksnevpat
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100 - tchahyatp ( hyatp )
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200 - zethyatp
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300 - ztumhyatp
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1000 - tchakhzurah ( khzurah )
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2000 - zetkhzurah
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3000 - ztumkhzurah
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10000 - patikhzurah
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20000 - zsholukhzurah
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100000 - hyatpkhzurah
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1 million - tchagmang ( gmang )
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1 milliard - tchabbang ( bbang )
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1 trillion - tchadrmayng ( drmayng )
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1 quadrillion - tchapgephhang ( pgephhang )
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:03, 30 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[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

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[edit]

Numbers System[edit]

( Dzongka+Tibetan )

Numbers[edit]

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[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Eating[edit]

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

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