Learn Basic Nepali Language before traveling to Nepal

September 14, 2020
Learn Basic Nepali Language before traveling to Nepal

Learn basic Nepali language phrases for your day to day life. Before planing to Nepal Trip.

Greetings

  • Hello! (Namaste / Namaskar) 
  • How are you? (Tapailai Kasto Cha?)
  • I am good.(Malai Ramro Cha)
  • Good Morning! (Subha Prabhat)
  • Good-Bye. (Pheri Bhetaula)
  • Have a Good Day (Subha Din)
  • Good Night (Subha Ratri)
  • Please (Kripaya)
  • Thank You (Dhanyabad)
  • Welcome (Swagatam)

Nepali

Introduction

  • What is your name? (Tapai Ko Naam K Ho?)
  • My name is Mark. (Mero Naam David Ho)
  • Where are you from? (Tapai Kun Desh Bata Aunu Bhayeko?)
  • I am from France. (Ma France Bata Ayeko Huh)
  • Do you speak Nepali? (Tapailai Nepali Bolna Aucha?)
  • I can speak a little Nepali(Malai Ali Ali Nepali Bolna Aucha)

People

  • Boy (Keta)
  • Girl (Keti)
  • Father (Buwa)
  • Mother (Aama)
  • Friend (Sathi)
  • Grand Father (Hajur Buwa)
  • Grand Mother (Hajur Aama)
  • Elder Brother (Dai)
  • Younger Brother (Bhai)
  • Sister (Bahini)
  • Uncle (Kaka)
  • Aunty (Kaki)
  • Wife (Srimati)
  • Husband (Sriman)

Days

  • Sunday (Aaitabar)
  • Monday (Sombar)
  • Tuesday (Mangalbar)
  • Wednesday(Budhabar)
  • Thursday (Bihibar)
  • Friday (Sukrabar)
  • Saturday (Sanibar)

Number

  • One (Ek)
  • Two (Dui)
  • Three (Tin)
  • Four (Char)
  • Five (Panch)
  • Six (Cha)
  • Seven (Saat)
  • Eight (Aath)
  • Nine (Nau)
  • Ten (Das)
  • Hundred (Saya)
  • Thousand (Hajar)
  • Million (10 Lakh)

Time

  • One Hour (Ek Ghanta)
  • Hour (Ghanta)
  • Half an Hour (Aadi Ghanta)
  • Tomorrow (Bholi)
  • Today (Aaja)
  • Yesterday (Aasti) 
  • Now (Ahile)
  • What time is it? (Kati Bajyo?)

Month 

  • April - May(Baishaakh)
  • May - June (Jeth)
  • June - July (Asar)
  • July - August (Saun)
  • August - September (Bhadra)
  • September - October (Ashoj)
  • October - November (Kartik)
  • November - December (Mangsir)
  • December- January (Push)
  • January - February (Magh)
  • February - March (Fagun)
  • March - April (Chaitra)

Question

  • Where(Kaha?)
  • What ? (K ?)
  • How? (Kasari?)
  • When(Kahile?)
  • Who? (Ko?)
  • Which? (Kun?)

Nepali

Trekking

  • Let's go slowly (Bistarai Zam) 
  • Can I take your photo? (K Ma Tapaiko Photo Khichna Sakchu?)
  • Could you take my photo? (Tapaile Mero Photo Khichna Saknuhuncha?)
  • I want to buy water (Ma Pani Kinna Chahanchu)
  • I want to change money (Ma Paisa Satna Chahanchu)
  • I want to take a rest (Ma Aaram Garna Chahanchu)
  • Where do I stay? (Ma Kaha Basne?)
  • Let's Stay Here (Yaha Basam)
  • I am hungry (Malai Bhok Lagyo)
  • I am thirsty (Malai Tirkha Lagyo)
  • I am not feeling well (Malai Sancho Chaina)
  • How many hours? (Kati Ghanta Baki Cha?)
  • The trail is slippery (Bato Chiplo Cha)
  • Beautiful Mountain (Sundar Himal)
  • Is it possible? (K Yo Sambhav Cha?)

Getting Around 

  • I want to go to this location (Malai Yo Thau Ma Janu Paryo)
  • Can you tell me the direction? (K Tapaile Malai Disa Batauna Saknu Huncha?)
  • How much? (Kati ho? or Kati Paisa?)
  • Is it far from here? (Yaha Bata Tadha Parcha?)
  • How far is it? (Yaha Bata Kati Tadha Cha?)
  • Where does this bus go? (Yo Bus Kaha Jancha?)
  • I want to go to Bus Station(Malai Bus Station Janu Paryo)
  • Can you arrange a taxi? (K Malai Taxi Bhandinu Huncha?)
  • Where is this Hotel? (Yo Hotel Kaha Cha?)

Hotels

  • Do you have a room? (Yaha Room Cha?)
  • How much for one day? (Ek Din Ko Kati Ho?)
  • Does it include Breakfast too? (Yo Paisa Ma Breakfast Pani Cha?)
  • Can I see the room? (K Ma Room Herna Sakchu)
  • Can you tell me the address? (K Tapaile Malai Thegana Bhanna Saknu Huncha?)

Food 

  • I want to eat Momo (Ma Momo Khana Chahanchu)
  • Where can I find a restaurant? (Yaha Restaurant Kaha Cha?)
  • What food is this? (Yo Kun Khana Ho?)
  • Is it delicious? (Mitho Cha?)
  • I want vegetarian food (Malai Sakahari Khana Chaiyo)
  • Do you have meat? (Yaha Masu Paucha?)
  • Rice (Chamal / Bhat)
  • Curry (Tarkari)
  • Lentil (Daal)
  • Pickle (Achar)
  • Potato (Aalu)
  • Chilly (Piro)
  • Sour (Amilo)
  • Salty (Nunilo)
  • Sugar (Chini)

Shopping

  • How much this cost? (Yesko Kati Parcha?)
  • Do you have a size? (Yesma Size Cha?)
  • Can you make cheap? (Malai Sasto Chaiyo?)
  • This is expensive (Yo Mahango Bhayo)
  • Do you have changing room? (Yaha Luga Pherne Thau Cha?)
  • I love this (Malai Yo Man Paryo)
  • I don't like it (Malai Man Parena)
  • What material is this? (Yo Kun Material Ho?)
  • Can you give me a little-bit discount? (Malai Ali Kati Chuth Dinu Huncha?)
  • Small (Sano)
  • Big (Thulo)
  • Cheap (Sasto)
  • Expensive (Mahango)
  • Less (Kam)
  • More (Badi)

Pharmacy

  • Where is Pharmacy? (Yaha Ausadhi Pasal Kaha Cha?)
  • I have a headache (Malai Tauko Dukhiracha)
  • I have caught a fever (Malai Joro Aayo)
  • I want to see a doctor (Ma Doctor Kaha Jana Chahanchu)
  • I want this medicine (Malai Yo Ausadhi Chahiyo)