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Breathtaking natural beauty is not the only thing in Nepal that'll have you groping for the right words .... Here is a quick guide to useful Nepali words and phrases.

Greeting and Civilities
English Phrase Nepali Translation

 Hello/ Goodbye

 Namaste

 How are you?

 Tapain-lai kasto chha?

 Excuse me

 Hajur

 Please (give me)

 Dinuhos

 Please (you have)

 Khanuhos

 Thank you

 Dhanyabad


Basics
English Phrase Nepali Translation

 I

 Ma

 Yes (I have)

 Cha

 No (I don't have)

 Chhaina

 OK

 Theekcha

 Where?

 Kaha?

 Here

 Yaha

 There

 Tyaha

 Good/ Pretty

 Ramro

 Do you speak English?

 Tapai angreji bolna saknu hunchha?

 I only speak a little Nepali.  

 Ma ali ali Nepali bolchhu

 I understand

 Ma bujhchu

 I didn't understand

 Maile bujhina

 Please say it again

 Pheri bhanuhos

 Please speak more slowly

 Tapai bistarai bolnuhos

 I don't need it

 Malai chahina

 I don't have it

 Ma sanga chhaina

 Wait a minute

 Ek chin parkhanos


Getting Around
English Phrase Nepali Translation

 How much to get to ……….?

 …..kolagi kati paisa lagchha?

 Is it far from here?

 Yaha bata tadha parchha?

 Can I walk there?

 Hidera jana sakinchha?

 I want to go ………..

 Ma …………. Janchhu

 Where does this bus go?

 Yo bus kaha janchha?

 How much is it to go to ……..?

 ……….jana kati parchha?


Accommodation
English Phrase Nepali Translation

 Where is a guesthouse /hotel /campsite/  lodge?

 guesthouse/hotel/campsite/lodge kaha  chha?

 What is the address?

 Thegana ke ho?

 Please write down the address

 Thegana lekhidinuhos

 Can I get a place to stay here?

 Yaha basne thhau paunchha?

 May I look at the room?

 Kotha herna sakchhu?

 How much is it per night?

 Ek ratko, kati paisa ho?

 Does it include breakfast?

 Bihanako khana samet ho?


Trekking
English Phrase Nepali Translation

 Which way is ………………..?

 …………………jane bato kata parchha?

 Is there a village nearby?

 Najikai goun parchha?

 How many hours/ days to …….?

 …………. Pugna kati ghanta/din laagchha?

 Where can I get a porter?

 Bhariya kaha payinchha?

 I want to sleep

 Malai sutna man lagyo

 I'm feeling cold

 Malai jado lagyo

 Please give me water

 Malai pani dinuhos


Food and Drink
English Phrase  Nepali Translation

 I'm a vegetarian

 Ma sakahari hun

 What is this/ that?

 Yo/ tyo ke ho?

 Food/ meal

 Khana

 Bread (loaf)

 (Pau) Roti

 Rice/ cooked rice

 Chamal/ bhat

 Green, leafy vegetable

 Sag

 Meat

 Masu

 Vegetable (cooked)

 Tarkari

 Lentils

 Dal

 Egg

 Anda/ phul

 Fruit

 Phal

 Sugar

 Chini

 Salt

 Noon

 Pepper

 Marich

 Curd

 Dhai

 Milk

 Dudh

 Tea

 Chiya

 Water

 Paani


Shopping
English Phrase Nepali Translation

 Where is the market?

 Bazaar kaha chha?

 What is it made of?

 Kele baneko?

 How much?

 Kati

 I like this

 Malai yo ramro lagyo

 I don't like this

 Malai yo ramro lagena

 Money

 Paisa

 Cheap

 Sasto

 Expensive

 Mahango

 Less

 Kam

 More

 Badhi

 Little bit

 Alikati


Health
English phrase Nepali Translation

 Where can I find a good doctor?

 Ramro daktar kaha paincha?

 Where is the hospital?

 Yaha aspatal kaha chha?

 I don't feel well

 Malai sancho chhaina

 I have diarrhea

 Pakhala lagyo

 I have altitude sickness

 Lek lagyo

 I have fever

 Joro ayo

 I'm having trouble breathing

 Sas pherna sakdina

 Medicine

 Ausadhi

 Pharmacy

 Ausadhi pasal