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Southern Lurish phrasebook

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Lurish (Lori) is the language continuum of the Lurish people who live in the region known as Luristan that is mainly in Iran and Iraq. Lurish is an Indo-European language continuum. This phrase book is for the Southern Lurish dialect which is spoken by Southern Lurs in Iran.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

a ,â , e , i , o , u , w , j

Consonants

b , c , č , d , đ, f , g , ğ , h , k , l , ł, m , n , p , q , r , s , š , t , v , x , y , z , ž

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello 
Salâm
Hello (formal) 
How are you? 
Četaari? / Xubi? / Xaši? (singular)
How are you? 
Četaarit? / Xubitu? / Xašitu? (plural)
Fine, thank you. 
Xubom, mamnun
What is your name? 
Numet čene?
My name is Robert 
Numom Roberte
Nice to meet you. 
Xošhalom va âšenâyitu
Please. 
Bizaamat / Lotfan
Thank you. 
Mamnun / Sepâs
Thank you very much 
Maali mamnun
You're welcome. 
Befarmâ
Don't mention it. 
Nâqâbeletune
Yes 
No 
Naa
Excuse me (getting attention
Bewaxšit
Excuse me (begging pardon
Bewaxšitu
I'm sorry 
Ozr ixom
Goodbye 
Xuâ hâfez / Xuâfez / Biqazâ
Do you speak Lurish? 
Lori gap izani? (informal)
Who speaks English here? 
Ki ičo itare Engelisi gap bezane?
Help! 
Komak!
Look out! 
Anun dâšta bu!
Good morning 
Soobetu va xayr
Good evening 
Pasinetu va xayr
Good night 
Šawetu va xayr
I don't understand you 
Nifaamomet
Did you understand? 
Hâlit vâbiđ?
I didn't understand 
Hâlim navâbiđ
Where is the toilet? 
Daasaw kučene?
Right now. 
Hamiso
I Love you 
Xašom vat iâye
Do you have .... ? 
....dâri?
I am hungry. 
Gosname.
I am a foreigner. 
Mo ğaribayam.

oat.

Problems

Leave me alone. 
Beelom ixom teenâ buyom
Don't touch me! 
Daas damom nane
I'll call the police. 
Zang izanom va polis. (Bonge polis ikonom)
Police! 
Polis! (Šaarabâni!)
Stop! Thief! 
Vays! Doz!
I need your help . 
Ar itari komakom kon.
It's an emergency. 
Nâmoolia.
I'm lost. 
Valâ vâbiđome.
I lost my bag. 
Kifoma valâ kerdome.
I lost my wallet. 
Sâkoma valâ kerdome.
I'm sick. 
Nâčâqom / Naxašom / Marizom.
I've been injured. 
Šal vâbiđome / Šalokol vâbiđome.
I need a doctor. 
Niâz va doktor dârom.
Can I use your phone? 
Itarom va telifunet estefâđa konom?

Numbers

0 - sefr

½ - nim

1 - yek

2 - do / doo

2½ - doo vo nim (formal)

3 - see / se

4 - čâr

5 - panc

6 - šiš / šaš

7 - haft

8 - hašt

9 - noo / noh

10 - daa / dah

11 - yâzdaa

12 - duâzdaa 13 - sizdaa (formal) / sinzaa (informal)

14 - čârdaa

15 - punzdaa / punzaa

16 - šunzdaa / šunzaa

17 - hifdaa / hivdaa

18 - hiždaa 19 - nuzdaa / nunzaa 20 - bist / bis

21 - bis o yek

30 - si

40 - čel

50 - pancâ

60 - šas / šast

70 - haftâđ

80 - haštâđ

90 - nod

100 - sed

126 - sed û bîst û şeş

200 - du sed (formal) / du sud (informal)

274 - du sed û heftê û çar (formal) / du sud û heftê û çar (informal)

300 - sê sed

395 - sê sed û nod û pênc

400 - çar sed

500 - pênc sed

600 - şeş sed

700 - heft sed

748 - heft sed û çil û heşt (çel, heyşt)

800 - heşt sed / heyşt sed

900 - neh sed

999 - neh sed û nod û neh

1000 - hezar

1500 - hezar û pênc sed

2000 - du hezar

20000 - bîst hezar

500000 - pênc sed hezar

1000000 - yek mîlyon

1923842 (just for fun) - yek mîlyon û neh sed û bîst û sê hezar û heyşt sed û çel û du

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Monday -

Tuesday -

Wednesday -

Thursday -

Friday -

Saturday -

Sunday -

Months

January -

February -

March -

April -

May -

June -

July -

August -

September -

October -

Novembre -

December -

Writing time and date

Colors

Red 
Soor / sorx
Yellow 
Zard
Green 
Sawz
Black 
See / Siya
White 
Sapi / safiđ
Blue 
Âbi / kaw

Transportation

Bus and train

Bus : Train :

Directions

Right: Rast Left: Čap Turn: Piteesan / Zooresan Go Straight: Šaq bera Street: Xiâbun Lane: Kiča Neighborhood: Maala City : Šaar Market : Bâzâr

Taxi

Tâksi

Lodging

Money

Pil

Eating

Xwardin

Bars

What do you want to drink? 
I want to drink a cup of tea 

Shopping

Driving

Xardan

Authority

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