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Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 14

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English Nepal Basa
May I step inside? Du-ne wa-ne jii laa?
Do I have to take off my shoes? Laa- kaa twah-te maah laa?
Yes/no Maah/mwah
What god is kept in there? A-na chhu dyah ta-yaa tah-gu du?
Can I take a picture? Tas-bir kaa-ye jii laa?
What’s that temple? Wa chuu de-gah?
We come to see the procession. Ji-pii jaa-traa swah-was-yaa-gu.
Will the procession pass this way? Jaa-traa tha-naa hai la?
Is there a restaurant around here? Tha-na ga-naa restaurant du la?
I will have a plate of momo. Ma-ma-chaa chha-guu plate ha-yaa di-saa.
Please bring it quickly. Yaa-ka-naa ha-yaa di-saa
Is it spicy? Paa-lu laa?
This is not what I ordered? Jin dha-yaa gu thaw ma-khu.
Please bring the bill. Bill bi-yaa di-saa
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Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 22

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Health

English

Nepal Basa

Body Mah
Ear Nhaay-paa
Elbow Chu-lyaa
Eye mi-khaa
Hai Saa
Hand Lhaah
Head Chhyaa
Mouth Mhu-tu
Nail Lu-si
Neck Ka-ku
Nose Njaay
Shoulder Bwa-hah
Stomach Pwaah
Thigh Kham-paa
Tounge Mea
Tooth Waa

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 21

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Health

English

Nepal Basa

I feel unwell. Ji-tah mha-su-ku ma-du.
I have a cold. Ji-tah se-khaa chaah.
He has a fever. Wa-yaa jwar wah.
There is a boils on my face. Ji-gu khwaa-lay kai wa-la.
My friend’s leg is broken. Ji-mi paa-saa-yaa tu-ti twa-dhu-la.
It is difficult to breathe. Saa-sah ihaa-ye thaa-ku.
My finger is swollen. Ji-gu pa-tii ma-naa wa-la.
It burns Hi-yu
It itches Cha-su
It tickles Ku-vhu
My friend has been bitten by a dog. Ji-mi paa-saa-yaa-ta khi-chaan nyaa-ta.
I cut my hand. Ji-gu lhaa-tay ghaah ju-la.
I feel dizzy. Ji-tah i-ki-se chwa-na.
I feel nauseous. Ji-tah lhwa-ye wa-yi thee ju-la.
My knee hurts. Ji-gu pu-li syaah.
Can you give me something for the pain? Ma-syaai-gu waa-sah du laa?
Where does it hurt? Ga-na syaah?
Does it hurt here? Tha-na syaah laa?
Don’t move. Sa-ne ma-jiu.
Please take tis medicine. Thwa waa-sah na-yaa di-saa.
Two spoons thrice a day. Ni-guu cham-chaa nhinn swa-kah.
Before meals/after meals. Na-ye bhyah/na-ye dhunkaah.
Stay away from… ….na-yaa di-I ma-te.
I need to do a blood test. Hi jaan-che yaa-ye maa-ni.
Don’t worry . You will be OK. Dhandaa ka-yaa di-I mwah. Chhi-tah tik jui.

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 20

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On the phone

English

Nepal Basa

Hello, can I speak to Adam? Hello, Adam di-I laa thee?
No, he is out. Ma-di, pi-haane wa-naa chwa-na.
When will he be back? Ga-ba-le li-haa jhaa-i?
I don’t k now when he might be back. Ma-siu ga-ba-le wai-gu ju-i
I must see him today. Thaunn na-pa ma-laa-sen ma-jiu-gu.
Please have him call me. Ji-tah phone yaa-kaa di-saa.
You are breaking up. Sah jhyaak-jhuk ju-yaa chwa-naa.
I can’t hear you. Taa-ye man-ta.

 

Weather

English

Nepal Basa

It is going to rain. Waa wa-i-na.
The sun is out. Ni-bhaah twa-la.
The sky is overcast. Dyah bhug-lu chwaa.
It is very hot today. Thauu ta-sa-kaa taa-nwah.
It was cold yesterday. Mhi-gah chi-ku.
It snows sometimes. Ga-ba-lee ga-ba-lee chwaa-pu wah.
Lightning flashed. Pal-pa-saa twa-la.
Lighting struck a tree. Si-maa-ya ma-lah-juu-wa-la.
Fog Kha-su
Frost Pu-gaah-gu
Hailstone Poo
Hurricance Dhaa-ku-phay
Thunder Naa nayaah-gu
Rain Waa
Strom Waa-phay

 

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 19

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Souvenir Shop

English

Nepal Basa

Brass Lee
Bronze Kayn
Copper Si-jaw
Coral Bhim-poo
Diamond He-raa
Gold Luu
Iron Naa
Jewel Thii
Pearl Mo-ti
Silver Wa-ha
Turquoise Yuu
Jewelry Ti-saa
Mask Khwaah-paah
Scared statue Dyaah
Do you have rings? Chhi-thaau anguu du laa?
Yes,we do. Du
Show me a nice one. Baa-laah-gu chha-paah kya-naa di-saa.
Is this OK? Thwa jiu laa?
No I don’t like it. Aa-ma haa-laah ,a-juu.
Let me see that one. Wa chha-kah bi-yaa di-saa.
This one? Thwa khak laa?
The one next to it. Aa-maa naa-paa chwangu.
Do you have a cheaper one? Thwa si-bee dangu du laa?
What is it made of? Chhu-ki-yaa-gu da-ye-kaa tah-gu?
Is the staute gilded? Dyah luu si-yaa tah-gu khah laa?
Do you accept credit cards? Credit card jiu laa?
I will come back later. Li-paa wa-ye.

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 18

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Butcher Shop

English

Nepal Basa

Bone Kwaynn
Brains Nhya-pu
Fat Daah
Leaf tripe Sah-poo
Liver Syenn
Lung Soo
Skin Chhenguu
Tounge Me as in met
Tripe Khaah-gwah
Variety meats Taah-tuu
How much for a kilo of meat? Laa chha-guu kilo-yaa guli?
I want only lean meat. Na-lii ja-ka kaa-yeigu
Leave out the stringy meat. Puaa-thah ma-wa-ye-ka.
I don’t want any fat. Baah ta-yaa di-I ma-te.
Please chop up the meat for me. Laatyaa-naah bi-yaa di-saa.

Shoe shop

English

Nepal Basa

Canvas Kaa-pah
Leather Chhenguu
Shoelaces Phettaa
Let me see those shoes. Wa laa-kaa chha-kah swa-ye.
Here you are. Swa-yaa di-saa
They are too large. Tappaa ju-la
These should fit. Thwa thik ju-i maah.
They are too small. Chippaa ju-la.
I don’t like this style with heels. Gwaa-li du-gu ma-yah
Do you have children’s shoes. Mas-tay-gu la-kaa du laa?

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 17

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Fruits and Vegetables

English

Nepal Basa

Anise So-bu-sah
Bitter ground Ka-kah-chaa
Cabbage Bandaa
Cowpea Bhu-ti
Fenugreek mi-chah
Gumbo (lady’s finger) Ram-tor-yaa
Hog plum Am-li
Lettuce Ji-saah
Mushroom Mhu-kaa-cha
Mustard greens Pach-chhai
Pepper grass Cha-suu
Potato aa-lu
Rape greens Tuu-kaa
Spinach Paa-law
Sweet potato Chaa-ku-hi
Tomato Gol-bhe-raa
Chilli Mal-taa
Coriander Dha-nyaa
Garlic La-bhaa
Ginger Paa-lu
Mint Na-wah-ghauaa
Shallot Chhah
Apple Syaa-u
Banana Ke-raa
Cucumber Tu-si
Lime Kaa-ga-ti
Melting pear Dhaa-paa-si
Orange San-tra-si
Pomegranate Dhaa-le
Raspberry i-si
How much are those onions? a-ma pyaaj-yaa gu-li?
Please give me a little discount. Bha-chaa paah ya-naa di-saa.
I will take a kilo. Chaa-guu kilo kaa-ye-gu.
I will pick. Jin lya-yaa kaa-ye.
Where is the radish from? Lain ga-na-yaa-gu khah?
Don’t you have pumpkins? Pha-sis ma-du laa?
Please take the money. Dhe-baa ka-yaa di-saa.
I don’t have smaller bills. Ji-ke chhah-chu ma-du.

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 16

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English

Nepal Basa

How much does this cost? Thu-ki-ya gu-li?
Do you have………….? Tha-na……….…..du laa?
Do you have it in a different color? Me-gu rangay du laa?
Do you have it in a different size? Me-gu saa-i-jay du laa?
Where can I buy…………? ……….ga-na nyaa-ya-du?
I have to buy………… …………nyaa-ye-maa-ni.
The shop is closed. Pa-sah ma-chaah.
When does it open? Gu-li ba-je-chaa-li-i?
Corn Kah-ni
Cumin seed Jii
Flour Chuu-chuu
Lentils Kenn
Milk Du-ru
Oil Chi-kaa
Pepper Ma-lay
Rice Jaa-ki
Riceflakes Ba-jii
Salt Chi
Soybean Mu-syaa
Spices Ma-sa-laa
Tea Chyaa
Turmeric Ha-luu
Wheat Chhwa
blanket Phangaa
Clothes Laa(as in long)
Gloves Pan-jaa
Lock Taah
Mattress Laa-saa
Mirror Nhay-kaa
Needle Mu-lu
Pillow Ohunga
Quilt Si-lah
Saree Par-si
Scissors Kayy-chi
Shawl Gaa
Shoes Laa-kaa
Socks Mu-jaa
Thread Su-kaa
Trousers Su-ru-waa

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 15

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English

Nepal Basa

Appetizing Saa-i-khwaah wah-gu
Bitter Khaa-yu
First course Chha-sa-raa
Mouth watering Ii chu-ku chuku wangu
Piping hot Chu-inn chu-inn puu-gu
Second course Ni-sa-raa
Sour Paauu
Spicy Paa-lu
Sweet Chaa-kuu
Taste Sa-waah
Tasteless Nyaa-lu
Tasty Maa-ku
Very salty Chi-nwah
I do not eat meat. Ji laa ma-na-yaa.
I do not drink alcohol. Ji ay-laah-ma-twa-naa.
Is this liquor homemade? Thaw ay-laah chhee-ay da-ye-kaa tah-gu khak laa.
This yougurt was delicious. Dhau ta-sa-kaa saah.
It was a pleasure. Ta-sa-kaa nhyai-pu-se chwa-na.
Sahuji, please me a cup of tea. Shauji, chyaa chha-guu kap bi-yaa di-saa.
Not too much sugar please. Chi-ni ya-kwa ta-yaa di-I ma-te.
One cup without milk. Chha-guu kapay du-ru-ma-ta-ye-gu.
We will sit down here. Ji-pinn tha-na chwa-ne.
Do you have something to eat? Na-ye-gu chuu du laa?
Please give me a packet of biscuits too. Biskut chha-pu-ri naa bi-yaa si-saa.
How much do I owe you? Dhe-baa gu-li ju-la?
Here are the glasses. Gi-laas tha-na du.

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 14

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English Nepal Basa
Boiled Ma-naa-tah-gu
Fried Pu- kaa-tah-gu
Jellied Khway-kaa-tah-gu
Roasted Chhu-yaa-tah-gu
Seasoned Waa-laa-tah-gu
Steamed Haa-yaa-tah-gu
Is there a restaurant around here? Tha-na ha-nann restaurant du la?
I will have a plate of momo. Ma-ma cha chha-guu plate ha-yaa di-saa.
Please bring it quickly. Yaa-ka naa ha-yaa di-saa.
Is it spicy? Paa-lu laa?
This is not what I ordered. Jinn dha-yaa-gu thaw ma-khu.
Please being the bill. Bill bi-yaa-di-saa.
Dinner is served. Be-li yaa-ye ji-la.
Only a small portion, please. Bha-ti-chaa ja-ka ta-yaa di-saa.
No more, thank you. Ji-tah gaa-ta.
I would like some water. Lah bi-yaa di-saa.
I would like more rice. Jaa bha-chaa ta-yaa di-saa.
Please give me a spoon. Cham-chaa chha-guu bi-yaa di-saa.
What is the name of this food? Thwa na-saa-yaa naa chhi khah?
Does it contain meat? Thu-ki-I laa du laa?
May I step inside? Du-ne wa-ne jii laa?
Do I have to take off my shoes? Laa- kaa twah-te maah laa?
Yes/no Maah/mwah
What god is kept in there? A-na chhu dyah ta-yaa tah-gu du?
Can I take a picture? Tas-bir kaa-ye jii laa?
What’s that temple? Wa chuu de-gah?
We come to see the procession. Ji-pii jaa-traa swah-was-yaa-gu.
Will the procession pass this way? Jaa-traa tha-naa hai la?

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 13

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English Nepal Basa
Is this Durbar Square? Laay-kuu tha-na khak laa?
What is the name of this place? Thwa thaay-yaa naa chhu khak?
How do I get to ____________? _______gu-khee wa-ne-gu?
Go down this way Thu-khee jhaa-saa
Is it that way? U-khee khak laa?
Is it far? Taa-paah la?
We went to go by taxi Ji-pin taxii wa-ne-gu.
Is there a bus to Kathmandu? Yee wa-ne-gu bas du laa?
When does it arrive? Ga-ba-le-wa-i?
Where does it stop? Ga-na di-ki-i?
Please take me there. Ji-tah a-na-ta-ka-yaa-bi-yaa di-saa

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 12

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English Nepal Basa
Left De-paay
Right Ja-way
Straight ahead Ta-pyanka
Bridge Taa
City Sa-har
Crossroad Pe-kaa-laa
Farm Buu
House Chhee
Lane Galli
Lawn Khyah
Mountain Paa- haar
Pond Pu-khuu
River Khu-si
Road Laa
Shelter Phal-chaa
Temple De-gah
Tree Si-maa
Village Gaa
Well Tun-chhi

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 11

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English Nepal Basa
Is lunch/dinnerready Jaa-bu-ta-laa? (rice cooked)
What’s for lunch/diner? Thauu chuu tar-kaa-ri? (today what vegetable)
No meat? Laa-ma-du-laa? (meat is not there)
We will have fish tomorrow Ka-nhay nyaa da-ye-ke-gu
Your lunch is getting cold Jaa-khwaa-unn-la
I will cut the vegetables. Jinn ta-ra-kaa-ri taa-naa bi-i
The milk is boiling over Du-ru daa-si wa-la
You can out the pan on the fire. Taa-kyaa de-chuu-saa ji-la
The fire is burning idly. Mi gyaah ju-la.
Something is smoking. Kuu wa-la
The roof is leaking. Paujwah
There won’t be any lights today. Thauu ma-ata-wa-i ma-khu.
The try is dry. Hi-ti-i lah ma-wah
I have been robbed Ji-thay khu-yaa yanka-la
I lost my ____________ Ji-gu ______________ta-na.
My room is on fire. Ji-gu ko-thaa mi chyaa-naa chwa-na

 

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 10

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English Nepal Basa
Water lah
Cooking pot Ka-sah-ri
Cup Ka-yah (-yo)
Fork Kaa-taa
Griddle Dwaah
Kitchen knife Ku-inn
Ladle Dha-wah
Pan Taa-kyaa
Pitcher Ghah
Plate De-maa
Spatula Cha-tann
Spoon Cham-chaa
Stove Bhu-tuu(-too)
Utensils Tha-la-ba-la
Beans Buu-bah (boo-)
Breakfast Kau-laa
Meat Laa
Minced meat Chunn-laa
Chicken meat Khaa-yaa laa
Curry Ka-waaph
Dinner Be-li (belly)
Egg Kheynn
Feast Bhway
Fish Nyaa (Kenya)
Fruits Si-saa-bu-saa
Lunch Jyah-naa
Relish a-chaar
Rice Jaa
Snack Tuch-chaa

 

Learn Nepal Bhasa / Newari – Chapter 9 – Things

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English Nepal Basa
Bag Mhi-chaa
Basket Daa-laa
Bell Gaa (nasal)
Book Sa-phuu
Broom Tu-phi
Cap Ta-pu-li
Comb Ka-ki-chaa
Glasses Chas-maa
Key Taah-chaa
Paper Bhoo
Rope Khi-pah (-paw)
Soap Saa-buu
Stick Ka-thi
Straw mat Su-kuu (-coo)
Towel Ru-maal
Umbrella Ku-saa
Ash Nau
Betel leaf/nut Gwaah/gway
Branch Si-maa ka-chaa
Clay Chaa
Dream Mah-gas
Ghost Sik (seek)
Help Gwaa-haa-li
Idiot Gwaa-jyah
Love Ma-ti-naa
Money Dhya-baa
Sand Phi
Stone Lwa-haa
Thief Khuu
Wage Jayaa-laa
Wood Sii
Work jyaa