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Tajik phrasebook

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Tajiki is the main language of Tajikistan, and is closely related to Farsi and has borrowed many Russian and Turkic words. Tajiki is written in a modified Cyrillic script.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

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Basics[edit]

Common signs

OPEN 
кушода
CLOSED 
махкам
ENTRANCE 
дохл
EXIT 
харч
PUSH 
PULL 
TOILET 
ҳочатхона
MEN 
мардон
WOMEN 
занон/заъифон
FORBIDDEN 
манъ аcт


Hello. 
ассалому алейкум. (asah-lomu ah-lay-koom)
Hello. (informal
салом . (sah-lohm)
How are you? 
Шумо чи xeл? (shoo-moh-chee-khel?)
Fine, thank you. 
Нағз, рахмат. (Naghz, rah-mat )
What is your name? (Formal/informal)
Hоми шумо/ту чист? (No-mee shoo-moh/too chist?)
My name is ______ . 
Номи ман ______. (No-mee man _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
Aз вохуриамон шод ҳастам. (Az vo-khu-ri-amon shod has-tam )
Please. 
Лутфан, Илтимос (Loot-fan/Il-ti-mos )
Thank you. 
. Рахмат/Ташаккур(rah-mat/tasha-koor),
You're welcome. 
. Саломат бошед(Salomat boshed)
Yes. 
. Ҳa/Бале(Ha/Ba-le )
No. 
. Не (Ne)
Excuse me. (getting attention
Meбaxшeд . (Mebakhshed)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
бубахшед. (Boo-bakhshed)
I'm sorry. 
Мебахшед . (mebakhshed)
Goodbye 
Хайр! (Khayr!)
Goodbye (informal
Сихату саломат боши . (Sikhat-oo salomat boshee)
I can't speak Tajiki [very well]. 
Ман забони Тоҷикӣ [хеле хуб] гап задан наметавонам. (Man zaboni Tojikī [khele khub] gap zadan nametavonam.)
Do you speak English? 
Шумо англиси гап мезанед? ( Shumo Anglisi gap mezaned)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Оё кace дар инҷо англиси гап мезанад ? (Oyo kase dar injo anglisi gap mezanad?)
Help! 
Ёри диҳед! (Yori dihed!)
Look out! 
Эҳтиёт шавед ! (Eh-ti-yot shaved!)
Good morning. 
Cyбҳ ба xaйр. (Soobh-ba-khayr )
Good evening. 
Шаб ба хайр. (Shab ba khayr)
Good night. 
Шаб ба хайр/Шаби хуш. (Shab ba khayr/shabee khoosh)
Good night (to sleep
Хоби ширин/Шаби хуш . (Khobi shirin/Shabi khoosh )
I don't understand. 
. Ман нaмефаҳмам/нафаҳмидам. (Man na-me-fah-mam/na-fah-mi-dam )
Where is the toilet? 
Ҳочатхона кани? (Ho-jat-kho-na kani?)

Problems[edit]

I don't know. 
ман намедонам. (Man namedonam.)
Where is ____[at]? 
_____ [дар] куҷо аст? (_____ [dar] koojo ast?)


Time[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

black 
сиёҳ (siyoh )
white 
сафед (sa-fed )
gray 
хокистарранг (kho-ki-star-rang )
red 
сурх (surkh )
blue 
кабуд (ka-bud )
yellow 
зард (zard )
green 
сабз (sa-bz )
orange 
норанҷӣ (no-ran-ji )
purple 
бунафш (bu-nafsh )
pink
гулобӣ (gu-loh-bi)
brown 
қаҳваранг (qa-h-va-rang)

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Eating[edit]

Water 
ob
Milk 
shir
Yoghurt 
yogurt
Honey 
asal
Fruit 
meva
Apple 
seb
Bread 
non
Fish 
mohi
Meat/Beef 
guscht/gov
Vegetables 
sabzarot

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

I need ___. 
___ba-man darkor / losim ast.
How much does this/that cost? 
In/on chand pul ast?

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

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