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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 Nepali : Adjectives

Some adjectives in Nepali. Please click here to learn more Nepali.

Nepali English
Mahango

Sasto

Expensive

Cheap

Ramro

Naramro

Good

Bad

Sapha

Phohar

Clean

Dirty

Thulo

Sano

Big

Small

Sajilo

Gahro

Easy

Hard

Thada

Najik

Far

Close

Chito

Dhilo

Fast

Slow

Tato

Cheeso

Hot

Cold (for food)

Garmi

Jaado

Hot

Cold (for weather)

Naya

Purano

New

Old

Dhani

Garib

Rich

Poor

Mitho

namitho

Tasty

Not tasty

Bhuteko Fried
Umaaleko Boiled
Noonilo Salty
Gooliyo Sweet
Amilo Sour
Tito Bitter
Piro Spicy

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.