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In this lesson, you will learn some vocabulary you will be able to use during a trip to Nepal.

Nepali is the official language and is spoken by the entire population.

The Nepalese will be touched and delighted to see you make such an effort to learn their language. Your relations with the population will be all the more sincere.

Start without fear, nobody will hold you rigor of your faults or your approximate pronunciation.

Good news: except in some very remote villages, everyone speaks English in Nepal.

Languages spoken in Nepal[edit | edit source]

As you see on the map below, there are as many languages ​​spoken in Nepal as there are ethnic groups. Nepali is the most spoken language but you'll find people speaking languages like Newari, Tibetan, Bhojpuri, Maithili... We'll teach you only Nepali here.

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Basic Expressions / Common Words[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
Hello / good night Namaste
How are you ? San tché tcha ?
Very well thank you and you ? Malai sanchai chha, tapai ?
Do you speak French / English? Tapai angrejibolna saknuhunchha ?
I understand / I do not understand Mabujhchu / Maile bujhina
sorry Birsi dinu
Goodbye Namaste
welcome Namaste
Thank you so much N'existe pas en Népali
Excuse me / SVP Hajur
I am French Malai phaansisi
My name is… Mero naam... ho
No thanks Hoïna
Yes No Ho / Hoïna
You're welcome Kehi / Timila'i svagata cha

shops[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
How much is it ? Kati  ?
It's very cheap Sasto
It's too expensive ! Mahango
Can you lower the price? Tapa'iṁ mulya kama garna sakchan ?
I would like to buy ... this, this one! Kinnunuparyo
I love / I hate Malai yo ramro lagyo / Malai yo ramro lagena
Money Paisa
I'm just watching. Ma sirpha khojiraheko chu

transport network[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
I would like to go… Ma... ma janchhu
Plane Hwaaï-dzahaadz
Boat Nau
Train Rela
Taxi Tyakhsi
Bus Bus
I would like to rent ... Ma kira'e cahanuhuncha
Motorbike Moṭarasa'ikala
Car Gaadi
Bike Ba'ika

directions[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
Where is… ? / How to go to… ? Kaha  ? / ...Kolagi kati paisa lagchha ?
Bank Baink
Station Rela sṭeśana
Downtown Śahara
Hotel Hotel
Hospital Aspatāla
Is it near / far? Yahabatake nire chha ? Yahabatake tadha chha ?
Straight ahead Sidha
Left right Baya / Daya
North South East West Uttara / Daksina / Cha / Kaham cha

numbers[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine and ten Ek, dui, tin, char, panch, chha, sat, ath, nau, das
twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty Bis, tis, chalis, pachas, sathi
seventy, eighty, ninety Sattari, asi, nabbe
hundred Ek say

Schedules / Dates and days[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
What time is it ? Koti bodié ?
When? Jaba  ?
Yesterday Hijo
Today (morning / noon / evening) Aja (bihaana / diuso / saanjh)
Tomorrow Bholi
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Sombar, mangal bar, budhbar, bihibar, sukrabar, sanibar, aitabar
I am here on vacation / traveling Ma hum chhutti / yaatraa
I am here for work / for business Ma hum kama

Let's eat[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
I'm hungry, I'm thirsty Malaaï boglagyo / Malaaï tirkha lagyo
Enjoy your meal Āphnō khānākō majā
Health! Svāsthya  !
That was delicious ! Mitho tcha
What do you recommend to me? Tapā'īṁ kē siphārisa garchan ?
I am vegetarian Ma sahkahari hun
Without spice! (I do not like spices) Ma piro khandina
It's too hot ! Garam  !
I am allergic Ma ēlarjī chu
Seafood Samudrī
Peanut Badāma
Gluten Lasa
I would like… Ma cāhanchu
Water Pānī
Tea / coffee Chiya / Kaphī
Beer / wine Biyar / Raksī

Health / Emergency / Security[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
I need to see a doctor. Ramro daktar kaha paincha
Call a doctor / ambulance Daktar laibolaunuhos
Where is the hospital? Yaha aspatal kaha chha ?
I do not feel very well Malai sancho chhaina
I hurt here Ma yaham cōṭa
Where are the toilets ? Shaucha laya kaha chha
Help ! Guhar  !
Police Prahari
Danger Khatara
I'm lost Ma haraye

Other[edit | edit source]

English Nepali
Have a good day ! Rāmrō dina !

Source[edit | edit source]

https://www.evaneos.fr/nepal/voyage/vocabulaire-de-survie/

http://www.gundrukpost.com/just-1-reason-to-prove-why-hindi-becoming-nepals-official-language-will-be-the-silliest-thing-ever/

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