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; Hello. :ассалому алейкум. (''sah-lom-ah-lay-koom '')
 
; Hello. :ассалому алейкум. (''sah-lom-ah-lay-koom '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :салом  . (''sah-lohm '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :салом  . (''sah-lohm '')
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; How are you? : shumo chii ? (''shoo-moh-chee ?'')
 
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
 
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')

Revision as of 04:05, 19 June 2010

Tajik is the main language of Tajikistan, and is closely related to Farsi. and Kurdish

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
ассалому алейкум. (sah-lom-ah-lay-koom )
Hello. (informal
салом . (sah-lohm )
How are you? 
shumo chii  ? (shoo-moh-chee ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( )
What is your name? 
 ? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
. ( )
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( )
No. 
. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. ( )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
. ( )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. ( )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

black 
сиёҳ (see-yoh )
white 
сафед (sah-fed )
gray 
хокистарранг (kho-kee-star-rang )
red 
сурх (soorkh )
blue 
кабуд (ka-bood )
yellow 
зард (zard )
green 
сабз (sah-bz )
orange 
норанҷӣ (no-ran-jee )
purple 
бунафш (boo-nafsh )
pink
гулобӣ (goo-lo-bee)
brown 
қаҳваранг (qah-vah-rang)

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

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Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages