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Sharchopkha phrasebook

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Sharchopkha phrasebook

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Sharchop or Tsangla is a regional language spoken in eastern Bhutan.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Front vowel Central vowel Back vowel
Unrounded vowel Rounded vowel
Close vowel /i/ /y, ʏ/ /u/
Close-mid vowel /e/ /ø/ /o/
Open-mid vowel /ɛ/ /ə/ /ɔ/
Open vowel /a/
Diphthong /ɐi, ɐu, œʏ/

Consonants[edit]

  Labial Dental/Alveolar Alveolo-Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ  
Plosive tenuis p t k ʔ
aspirated  
voiced b d ɡ  
Affricate tenuis ts
aspirated tsʰ tɕʰ  
voiced dz  
Fricative voiceless f s ɕ   h
voiced v z ʑ   ɦ
Lateral l

Common diphthongs[edit]

Coda Open Nasal Glottal stop
Medial j w j w j w
Nucleus i i         jeʔ    
y y         ɥøʔ    
ʏ ʏ                
u u                
e e                
ø ø                
o o     joŋ   joʔ  
ɛ ɛ              
ə       ən   wən      
ɔ ɔ   ɔ̃ jɔ̃ wɔ̃      
a a ja wa ã   waʔ
ɐi ɐi   wɐi            
ɐu ɐu                
œʏ œʏ                

Phrase list[edit]

Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you know anything about this language, you can help by plunging forward and translating a phrase.


Basics[edit]

Hello
Kuzuzangpo
Hey
Oai
How are you?
Nan hanten chaya?
thank you
kadrin chey
What is your name?
nan ga ming han ya?
My name is
Ja ga ming
Happy
sho nang phi wa
Please
kuchay
Yes
gila
No
mang gi
Ok
Ya ya, Dikpay

Problems[edit]

What happened ?: Hang akka ?

Numbers[edit]

1-10: thur, nigdzing, sam, pshi, nga, khung, zum, yen, gu, se

Time[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Tomorrow
Namning
The day after tomorrow
zhimrong
3 days later
Shimrong
Yesterday
Eening
The day before yesterday
Kheening

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

  • Red: tshalu
  • Blue: yenglu
  • Green: chang kha
  • Yellow: serbu
  • Black: changlu
  • White: balingbi

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

East: Shar

Left: Lengta

Right: Thengta

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Money: Teru

Coin: Thalashiki

Eating[edit]

Eat = Zai

Drink = Jamsho

Water = Ree

Food = To

Milk = Nuu

Meat = Sha

Fish = Nga

Pork = Phagpa sha

Alcohol = Zhu

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

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