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THE MOST USEFUL NEPALESE LANGAUAGE FOR TRAVELLING IN NEPAL

The most useful Nepalese Language for travelling in Nepal

Local languages give you an extra excitement during your visit. Learning few words and dialogues of Nepali Language will help you to communicate with local to understand their lifestyle. As travellers/tourists, you will find them useful when you are traveling around in Nepal. Below are some of the The most useful Nepalese Language for travelling in Nepal helps you to know some essential communication skill in local Nepalese language.

Below are some useful words and sentences of Nepali language that you should learn before your arrival in Nepal.

How to greet in Nepalese? | Learning Nepalese Language for travelling in Nepal

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
NamaskarThe respectful Version of Namaste.
NamasteHello, Greetings
HoYes
HoinaNo
HajurYes/Pardon/Excuse Me
Maph GarnuhosExcuse me/ Please forgive me
DhanyabatThank you
Hajur/Tapalilai Kasto Chha?How are you?
Malai Thik Chha.I am fine.
Tapaiko Nam Ke Ho?What is your name?
Mero Nam………..Ho.My name is ……………
Maile BhujhinaI don’t understand
Maile BhujheI understand.
KripayaPlease
Maaph GarnuhosExcuse me.
Pheri BhetaunlaSee you again.
Bholi BhetaunlaSee you tomorrow.

Pronoun of Nepalese language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
TapaiYou
MaI
UniShe
UHe
HamiWe
TiniharuThey

Addressing the People/Things in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
Name +JiFormal way to address someone.
SathiFriend
SrimatiWife
SrimanHusband
Aama/BaMother/Father
Didi/BahiniOlder sister/Younger sister
Dai/BhaiOlder Brother/Younger Brother
Keta/KetiBoy/Girl
Ma/HamiI/We
TapaiYou
Yo/TyoThis/That

Useful verb of Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
JanuTo Go
HidnuTo Walk
BolnuTo Speak
AaunuTo come
BasnuTo sit
SutnuTo sleep
UthnuTo wakeup
KhanuTo Eat
HernuTo see
KhelnuTo Play
GarnuTo do
DinuTo give
PiunuTo Drink
KinnnuTo come
BasnuTo sit
SutnuTo sleep
UthnuTo wakeup
KhanuTo Eat
HernuTo see
KhelnuTo Play
GarnuTo do
DinuTo give
PiunuTo Drink
KinnnuTo buy
BechnuTo sell
SatnuTo Exchange

Adjectives in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
RamroGood
NaramroBad/Ugly
SastoCheaper
MahangoExpensive
SaphaClean
PhohorDirty
SundarHandsome
Sundari /Ramri(for Girl)Beautiful
ThuloBig
SaanoSmall
SajiloEasy
GarroDifficult/Hard
TadhaFar
NajikNear
TatoHot/Warm
ChisoCold
GarmiWarm/Hot for weather
PiroHot (Chili)/Spicy
GuliyoSweet
NayaNew
PuranoOld
DhaniRich
GaribPoor
ChitoFast
DhiloSlow
NuniloSalty
TiroBitter
Umalekoboiled
BhutekoFried
AmiloSour
MithoSweet/Tasty
NamithoNo Tasty

Wh-Words in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
KeWhat
KaahanWhere
KinaWhy
KasariHow
KatiHow Much
Kaskowhose
KahileWhen
KunWhich

Name of Food in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
TarkariVegetable/ Curry
BhatRice
DalLenten soup
AcharPickle
DudhMilk
DahiYogurd
PaniWater
ChiyaTea
PaurotiBread
AaluPotato
MasuMeat
MachhaFish
KukhuraChicken
KhanaMeal
KagatiLemon
RaksiLocal Homemade Sprit
ChhyangLocal Beer
MahaHoney
NumSalt
ChiniSugar
GajarCarrot
KakroCucumber
KauliKauliflower
SalatSalat
FhalphulFruits
AapMango
KeraBanana
SyauApple
SuntalaOrange
AngurGrapes
DalBhatSet Nepali Food
Khaja SetNepali Lunch set

useful Nouns in Nepalese language | Learning Nepalese Language for travelling in Nepal

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
KothaRoom
BatoRoad
DesCountry
BazarMarket
PaisaMoney
GaunVillage
SaharCity
RiverKhola
PokhariPond
TaalLake
KhanaFood
KoseliGift
MithaiSweet
BhanchaGharRestarant
BhattiPlace to Drink
ShopPasal
TopiCap
JholaBag
JuttaShoes
MojaShocks
KattuHalf Pant/Underwear
DhalCondom
KetiManchheFemale
KetaManchheMale
Bachhaboy
BachhiGirl
ManchhePeople
DeshCountry
NagarikNational

Numbers in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
Ek1
Dui2
Tin3
Char4
Panch5
Chha6
Saat7
Aath8
Nau9
Das10
Pandra15
Bis20
Tis30
Chalish40
Pachas50
Saya100
PanchSaya500
Hajar1000
Lakh100000

Expression of Time in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
AajaToday
BholiTomorrow
ParsiDay after tomorrow
HijoYesterday
AstiDay before Yesterday
BihanaMorning
DiunsoAfternoon
BelukaEvening
Rati/RatriNight
DinDay
HaptaWeek
MahinaMonth
BarsaYear
SamayaTime
MinetMinute
GhantaHour
ShubhaBihaniGood Morning
ShubhaRatriGood Night
Kati Bajyo?What time is it?
…….. Bajyo.……. O’clock.
Tapai kati barsa hunu bhayo?How old are you?

Direction in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
KataWhere
YetaHere
TyetaThere
DayaRight
BanyaLeft
AgadiFront
PachadiBack
BhitraIn
BahiraOut
SangaiWith
BahekWithout
MaIn/At
Yo bato kaha jan chha?Where does this road go?
Thamel kaha chha?Where is Thamel?
Themel Kasari Jane?How to go Thamel?

Conjunctions in Nepalese language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
RaAnd
AniThen
KinabhaneBecause
TaraBut

Feeling and Emotions in Nepalese Language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
KathinHard
SajiloEasy
DukchaPain/Hard
PriyaDear
MayaLove
KhushiHappy
DhukhiSad
ThakaiTired
AlchhiLazy
TirkhaThirsty
BhokHungry
BiramiSick
DarScared
AberBhayoIts too late.

Useful sentences in Nepalese language

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
KeBhayo?What Happened?
Bazar Kaha Ho?Where is Market?
Kaha Jane?Where to go?
Yesko Kati Parchha?How much does this cost?
Kati Ho?How much (asking for price)
Kahile Jane?When are you/we going?
TapaikoGharkaha ho?Where is your home?
MetoGhar Malaysia ma ho.My home is in Malaysia.
Tapainko Nam ke ho?What is your Name?
MeroNaam …. Ho.My Name is ………
Ma aliali Nepali bolchhuI speak little Nepalese.
Tapaiko Bihe Bhayo?Are you married?
Bhayeko Chhina.Not yet
Tapai Dherai ramro Hunuhun chhaYou are very handsome
Tapai Dherai ramri Hunuhun chhaYou are very beautiful.
Ma tapai man paryoI like you.
Ke ma tapaiko sathi Banna SakchhuCan I be your friend?
Ma timilai Maya garchhuI love you

Buying something in Nepalese language | Learning Nepalese Language for travelling in Nepal

NEPALESEENGLISH TRANSLATION
Yoke ho?What is this?
Yesko Kati Parchha?How much does it cost?
MahangoBhayo?It’s Expensive.
SastoGarnuhos.Please make cheaper.
Yek rat ko Kati Parchha?How much does it cost? (You can ask for room) You can use for girls too.
Ma kothahernaSakchhu?Can I see the room?
Malai… Chahincha.I need…………….
Malai ……ChahidainaI don’t need……………

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