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Thami phrasebook

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Thami is a language of Nepal.

Thangmi, known in Nepali as Thami, is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by around 30,000 people in eastern Nepal. Unfortunately, much of this local knowledge is falling into disuse as fluency in Nepali increases.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Hello. 
Hara,kunani ?.
Hello. (formal
SEWA, Namaste.
How are you? 
Nangkai hara(kuni) hodu?
What is your name? 
Nangko naame hara?
My name is ______ . 
Gaiko naame __________ thadu.
Yes. 
thadu,hodu.
No. 
Matha.
I can't speak name of language
Gainame of languagechijyangsa mathang.
Do you speak English? 
Nang-e Angreji chijyangnadu?
I am from _________ . 
Gai _________ ngi(ni).
I would like _________.
Gai ______________ chyangadu
Where is the toilet? 
Paikhana(toilet) kuta hodu?

Problems[edit]

Numbers[edit]

0-chip(चिप) 1-di(दि) 2-Nis(निस्) 3-Sum(सुम्) 4- wali(वालि,वलि) 5-Walnga(वाल्ङा) 6-mat(मात्) 7-no,do(णो,डो) 8-la (ला) 9-kit(कित) 10-dichip(दिचिप)

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Writing time and date[edit]

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Transportation[edit]

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Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Eating[edit]

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

How much is this? 
Ka hani ho?

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

Learning more[edit]

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