Tag Archives: Fruit and Vegetable

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?
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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 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?