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BasicsEdit

Hello.
Ar cao.
How are you?
Ar seon ra?
Fine, thank you.
Ar seon.
What is your name?
Ar paxa ra?
My name is ~.
Ar ~ le paxa.
Nice to meet you.
Ar tiu.
Please.
Ri ri.
Thank you.
Nik ri.
You're welcome.
Ar naven sis no.
Excuse me. (getting attention)
Ri odem.
Excuse me. (begging pardon)
Ri woni.
I'm sorry.
Ri woni.
Goodbye.
Ar panu.
I can't speak Nuim [well].
Hi sis nui [seon].
Do you speak English?
Ar Enki es nui ra?
Is there someone here who speaks English?
Ar Enki es nuit we hokra lo cao ra?
Help!
Fi tuol!
Look out!
Fi odem!
Good morning.
Ar rifnidatem cao.
Good evening.
Ar sivedatem cao.
Good night.
Ar sivem cao.
Good night. (to sleep)
Ar raxe.
I don't understand.
Hi sis riva.
Where is the toilet?
Ar hokra lo fogo ricpar ra?

ProblemsEdit

Leave me alone.
Am tillu nit hiru.
Don't touch me!
Ne sis lout!
I'll call the police!
Ne harlo haha!
Police!
Harlo!
Stop! Thief!
Hiru konuk! Iat!
I need your help.
Ri tuoles hola.
It's an emergency.
Fi neni.
I'm lost.
Hi rihe neksit.
I lost my bag.
Hi culi ripmem.
I lost my wallet.
Hi retlo ripmem.
I'm sick.
Hi higin saot.
I've been injured.
Hi nagis he.
I need a doctor.
Ar pilit cao hola.

NumbersEdit

1
hi
2
fu
3
mi
4
yo
5
i
6
mu
7
na
8
ya
9
ya-hi
10
ya-fu
11
ya-mi
12
ya-yo
13
ya-i
14
ya-mu
15
ya-na
16
fuya
17
fuya-hi
18
fuya-fu
19
fuya-mi
20
fuya-yo
21
fuya-i
22
fuya-mu
23
fuya-na
24
miya

TimeEdit

now
hokki
later
nekwi
before
ralar
morning
rifnidatem
afternoon
rifnim
evening
sivedatem
night
sivem

DurationEdit

~ day(s)
~ nissin
~ months(s)
~ pawin
~ years(s)
~ aron

DaysEdit

today
peo
yesterday
ozak
the day before yesterday
kihe
tomorrow
rira
the day after tomorrow
fero

ColorsEdit

black
nehim
white
nalka
red
eva
blue
oil
yellow
ribu
green
layo
brown
yinam

DirectionsEdit

How do I get to ~?
Ar ~ nit relnu hiru ra?
Where are there a lot of ~?
Ar ~ we relra lo cao ra?
hotel
raxem fozan
restaurant
recka peshuket
bar
ogis peshuket
landmark
eu rara
Can you show me on the map?
Ar rara infupem es sumsi ra?
towards the ~
~ nit
past the ~
~ nekwi nit
before the ~
~ ralar nit
Watch for the ~.
Ar ~ odem.
north
uwo
south
wizi
east
karis
west
liris
up
eli
down
evor

LodgingEdit

Do you have any rooms available?
Ar samik he igi cao ra?
How much is a room for one person/two people?
Ar hi/fu meroat igi rel etnelen no ra.
May I see the room first?
Ar igi ewar tek ra?
Do you have anything...
Ar hokra wu igi...
...quieter?
...yu izi ra?
...bigger?
...yu tohar ra?
...cleaner?
...yu narnit ra?
...cheaper?
...yu ia ra?
I'll take it.
Ar hokra lo raxe tat.
I will stay for ~ nights.
Ar ~ nissin wap raxe tat.
Can you suggest another hotel?
Ar rimmi raxem fozan ca nui ra?
Do you have a safe?
Ar irye he kamkan cao ra?
Is breakfast/supper included?
Ar rodat/raxet recka ezi ra?
What time is breakfast/supper?
Ar relki lo rodat/raxet recka edof ra?
Please clean my room.
Ri igi narnit tat tek.
Can you wake me at ~?
Ri ~ lo roda tat tek ra?
I want to check out.
Ar hokra lo raxe renur.

EatingEdit

A table for one person/two people, please.
Ri hi/fu meroat igi lo edof.
Can I look at the menu, please?
Ar rel reckan peshuk ra?
Can I look in the kitchen?
Ar lurusem igi nit ewar ra?
Is there a house specialty?
Ar eu recka we igi lo cao ra?
Is there a local specialty?
Ar eu recka we sixo lo cao ra?
I don't eat ~.
Ar ~ sis edof.
I only eat ~.
Ar ~ nizat edof.
breakfast
rodat recka
lunch
tamset recka
supper
raxet recka
I want ~.
Ri ~ edof perlu.
I want a dish with ~.
Ri ~ cao er recka edof perlu.
fish
recka
clam
omnu
urchin
io
crab
cago
lobster
surak
octopus
loe
squid
sinwi
May I have some ~?
Ri ~ oni ezi ra?
honey
larcin
sugar
tuer
pickles
niri recka
I'm finished.
Ar edof renur.
It was delicious.
Ya ar wurre.
The check, please.
Ar hokki lo hinwi.

BarsEdit

Do you serve alcohol?
Ar ogis peshuk ra?
A glass of ~, please.
Ar ~ newi.
arrack
wala
fruit liquor
ernu wala
toddy
ogis
fruit wine
ernu ogis
neera
warif
fruit juice
ernu warif
water
yibe hirrak
Do you have any bar snacks?
Ar ravu ricka peshuk ra?
One more, please.
Ri pozon newi.
Another round, please.
Ri imima poxon newi.
When is closing time?
Ar relki lo irye ra?
Cheers!
Newigin!

ShoppingEdit

Do you have this in my size?
Ar yudoharem lal hokka cao ra?
How much is this?
Ar hokka rel etnelen no ra?
That's too expensive.
Am sek hokka nahir ruon.
Would you take ~?
Ri ~ es ezi ra?
expensive
ruon
cheap
ia
I can't afford it.
Ar hokka tarem etnelen no.
I don't want it.
Ar sis ezi perlu.
You're cheating me.
Ho hokka iber no.
I'm not interested.
Ar sis uzal.
OK, I'll take it.
Ar ezi.
Can I have a bag?
Ri culi silum ra?
I need...
Ar...
...soap.
...fizi oni hola.
...cold medicine.
...higin roi oni hola.
...stomach medicine.
...migos roi oni hola.
...a razor.
...haep oni hola.
...writing paper.
...purrat oni hola.
...a pen.
...irfu oni hola.
...English-language books.
...Enki hi alasemci oni hola.

AuthorityEdit

I haven't done anything wrong.
Men naven sis ri.
It was a misunderstanding.
Men arigi lo sis riva.
Where are you taking me?
Men relra nit raa ra?
Am I under arrest?
Men lao ra?
I am an ~ citizen.
Men ~ hi iyun.
I want to talk to the ~ embassy/consulate.
Men ~ anut nit nui perlu.
I want to talk to a lawyer.
Men odanet nit nui perlu.
Can I just pay a fine now?
Men hokki lo lasro retlo yira ra?

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