Sample phrases

Some sample phrases from the Sama dialect of Nubri:

Ka su yo!
‘Welcome’
Orche!
‘Thank you’
Dro ngo delek!
‘Good morning’
Sim cha nang!
‘Good night’
Ming ci yin?
‘What is your name?’
Nga ming Lhakpa.
‘My name is Lhakpa.’
Thukwa gau jung
‘Nice to meet you’
Güen da phinyin?
‘Where have you been?’
Nga yongbu phinyin.
‘I’ve been to Kathmandu’
Kyho Nubri tang lap yöe?
‘Do you speak Nubri?’
Nga hago so.
‘I understand’
Orche tam gole laptang
‘Please speak more slowly’
Tenpo je!
‘Take care on your journey!’