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Tajik phrasebook

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

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. 
iltimos. ( )
Thank you. 
. (rah-mat)
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( )
No. 
. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
mehbarshed. ( )
Goodbye 
khair. ( )
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

Water 
ob
Milk 
shir
Yoghurt 
yogurt
Honey 
asal
Fruit 
miva
Apple 
seb
Bread 
non
Fish 
mohi
Meat/Beef 
guscht-(I gor)
Vegetables 
sabzarot

Bars

Shopping

I need 
ba-man darkor / losim doram
How much does it cost? 
In chand pul ast?

Driving

Authority

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