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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 guideEdit

VowelsEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Common diphthongsEdit

Phrase listEdit

BasicsEdit

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?

ProblemsEdit

NumbersEdit

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 dateEdit

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TransportationEdit

Bus and trainEdit

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TaxiEdit

LodgingEdit

MoneyEdit

EatingEdit

BarsEdit

ShoppingEdit

How much is this? 
Ka hani ho?

DrivingEdit

AuthorityEdit

Learning moreEdit

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