Basic Translations

Comonly used words
Namaste Hello, Greetings, I bless the divine in you.
Hajur All purpose term meaning yes? Pardon, Excuse me?
Namaskar The more respectful version of Namaste.
(Tapaiilai) Kasto Cha? How are you?
(Malai) Thik Cha I am fine.
Khana khanubhayo? Have you eaten? (used often as informal greeting)
Dhanyabaad Thank you.
Tapaiiko naam ke ho? What is your name?
Mero naam Michael ho My name is Michael.
Maaph garnuhos Excuse me / Pardon me / Sorry
Maile bhujhina I don’t understand.
Maile bhujhe I understand.
Pheri bhetaunla I hope we meet again.
Addressing People / Things
Michael-ji Formal way to address someone using their name
Aama / Buwa Mother / Father, but also friendly term men/women roughly in your parents generation
Didi / Bahini Older / Younger sister, but also friendly term used to refer to other women roughly in your generation
Dhai / Bhai Older / Younger brother, same as above
Nanu / Babu Young girl / boy child
Ma / Hami / Uniharu I / We / They
Tapaii You
Yo / Tyo This / That
Food adjectives
Mitho / namitho Tasty / Not tasty Gooliyo Sweet
Bhuteko Fried Amilo Sour
Umaaleko Boiled Tito Bitter
Noonilo Salty Piro Spicy
Food items
Tarkari Vegetables Alu Potato
Kaulee Cauliflower Saag Spinach
Pharsi Pumpkin Lasoon Garlic
Simee Beans Aduwa Ginger
Golbhera Tomato Badam Peanut
Gajar Carrot Bandagobi Cabbage
Makai Corn Kerau Peas
Pyaaj Onion Kaankro Cucumber
Khorsani Chilly Bhatmas Soyabean
Daal Lentil Kaju Cashew
Bhat Rice Tel Oil
Noon Salt Cheeni Sugar
Mohar Honey Dudh Milk
Pauroti Bread(Loaf) Dahi Yoghurt
Chapati Bread(Flat round) Piro Spicy
Syaau Apple Keraa Banana
Nariwal Coconut Angur Grapes
Kagati Lemon Aanp Mango
Suntala Orange Mewa Papaya
Maasu Meat Andaa Egg
Machha Fish Kukhura Chicken
Khasi Goat Sungur Pork
Useful nouns
Bato Road Pul Bridge
Des Country Bazaar Market
Kotha Room Gaun Village
Khana Food Ghar House
Mithai Sweets Koseli Gift
Tpoee Hat Jhola Bag,pack
Geet Song Kitaab Book
Manchhe Person Manchheharu People
Chhora-Chhori Children Bideshi Foreigner
Pariwaar Family Dharma Religion