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; Hello. : . ('' '')
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; Hello. : ta-shi de-lek
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
 
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
 
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; What is your name? :  kay-râng-gi tsen-lâ kâ-ray-ray?
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
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; My name is ______ . :  ngay-ming-la ______ ray.
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
 
; Please. :  . ('' '')
 
; Please. :  . ('' '')
; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Thank you. :  tu-jay-chay
 
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
 
; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
 
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
 
; Yes. :  . ('' '')
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; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
 
; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
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; Good morning. :  nga-to de-lek
; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
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; Good evening. :  gong-to de-lek
; Good night. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night. :  sim-ja nâng-go
 
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
 
; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
 
; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')
 
; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')

Revision as of 22:22, 6 March 2007

Tibetan is the main languange in Tibet and among Tibetan communities around the world .

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
ta-shi de-lek
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
 ? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( )
What is your name? 
kay-râng-gi tsen-lâ kâ-ray-ray?
My name is ______ . 
ngay-ming-la ______ ray.
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
tu-jay-chay
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. 
nga-to de-lek
Good evening. 
gong-to de-lek
Good night. 
sim-ja nâng-go
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. ( )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

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Duration

Days

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Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

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Authority

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