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Konkani is the main language of Goa, India.

Basics[edit]

Hello (Good day to you)  Dev Boro Dis Dium How are you?  Koso asa?(male);Koxi asa? (female); Koxem asa? (younger female) I Am Fine  Hanv boro(m)/bori(f)/borem(yf) asa. Fine, thank you.  Boro asa What is your name?  Tujem nanv kitem? My name is ______ .  Mhaje nanv ____. Nice to meet you.  . Tumka mell-nu khushi zalli/jalle Please.  Chike God Bless You.  . Dev Borem Korum You're welcome.  . ( ) Yes.  . ( Vhoi/Vai) No.  . (Na ) Excuse me. (getting attention)  (matshe aikta ) Excuse me. (begging pardon)  (matshe anek pati/panta sang ) I'm sorry.  Makka Maaf Kari Goodbye  . Yetha Literally- 'Will come again' Goodbye (informal)  . (bare melya aani kennai ) I can't speak name of language [well].  [ ]. (Mhaka [] ulovchak yena) Do you speak English?   ? (Tumi English ulayta ve ?) Is there someone here who speaks English?   ? (Hanga konney English ullaitati assat ve ?) Help!   ! (madat kar !) Look out!   ! (Pale ) Good morning.  . (Divas Bare Zavonn ) Good evening.  . (Sanj Bare Zavonn ) Good night.  . (Raati Bare Zavonn ) Good night (to sleep)  . (Havn Nidata ) I don't understand.  . ( Makka Kalna) Is it good?.  . (Laik asve?) Only so much?.  .(Itle ve?) I am very tired.  . (Makka sustu jalla) I am bored.  .(Makka bejar kartas) I (Myself).  . (Haav) You .  . (Tuuv) We .  . (Amhi) He .  . (To) She .  . (Ti) It/That .  . (Tein) This .  . (Hein) What .  . (Kasane) How .  . (Kasshi) Where .  . (Khayi) Why .  . (Kityak) Who .  . (Kon) Man.  . (Manishu) Men.  . (Mansha) Woman.  . (Bailmanishi) Women.  . (Bailmansha) Child.  . (Chardu) Children.  . (Charduva) Boy.  . (Challo) Boys.  . (Challe) Girl.  . (Challi) Girls.  . (Chaliyo) It is very difficult.  . (Te bhari kasth assa) Where is the toilet?   ? (Paykhano khany asa?) Cat  Majjar Dog  Soone Light  Ujwaadu Dark  Kaaloku Chandu  cute

Negative Words:

Don't Want : "Nakka"

Don't Have : "Megele na"

No, Not that : "Nai, te nai"

Don't know : "Gotna"

I don't understand : "Makka kalna"

Don't go there : "Thai vachu nakka"

Don't eat that : "Te khaav nakka"

Don't drink that : "Te piv nakka"

Don't take that : "Te ghev nakka"

Don't call him/her : "Takka/Tikka aappo nakka"

Don't talk with him/her : "Tagele/Tigele ullo nakka"

Don't give him/her : "Takka/Tikka divu nakka"

Don't fight with him/her : "Tagel/Tigel vattu jhagad nakka"

Don't do like this/that : "Ashhi/Tashhi kar nakka"

Body Parts : (Anga)

Head = "Matte"

Hair = "Kesu"

Eye = "Dolo"

Ear = "Kaanu"

Earings = "Kannache"

Nose = "Nanka"

Face = "Tond"

Tongue = "Jeeb"

Cheeks = "Gaal"

Eyebrows = "Bhave"

Lips = "Onth"

Teeth = "Daanth"

Throat = "Taalo"

Neck = "Galo"

Shoulders = "Bhuj"

Arms = "Ratte"

Hand = "Haatu"

Leg = "Paayu"

Fingers = "Bot"

Nails = "Nangut"

Stomach = "Pot"

Back = "Phati"

Chest = "Harde"

Waist = "Koortu"

Knee = "Deembi"

Thigh = "Jaang"

Elbow = "Komporu"


Realtionships:

Mother = "Amma"

Father = "Aanu"

Sister = "Bhayni"

Elder Sister = "Akka"

Younger Sister = "Tangi"

Brother = "Bhavu"

Elder Brother = "Anna"

Younger Brother = "Tamma"

Maternal Grandma = "Mamama/Ammamma"

Maternal Grandpa = "Ajja"

Paternal Grandma = "Bapamma/Anamma"

Paternal Grandpa = "Aabu/Ajja"

Maternal Uncle/Aunty (Mom's Brother and Wife) = "Mamu/Mayi"

Maternal Aunty/Uncle (Mom's Elder Sister and Husband) = "Mhaav/Mhantu"

Maternal Aunty/Uncle (Mom's Younger Sister and Husband) = "Pachhi/Bappa"

Paternal Uncle/Aunty (Dad's Elder Brother and Wife) = "Mhantu/Mhav"

Paternal Uncle/Aunty (Dad's Younger Brother and Wife) = "Bappa/Pachhi"

Paternal Aunty/Uncle (Dad's Sister and Husband) = "Akka/Bhavaji or Mamu"


Common Signs (Chinne):

Open = "Udaare"

Closed = "Band"

Entrance = "Bhittari yevche waat"

Exit = "Bhairi vachhe waat"

Push = "Lakai/Dhinguli"

Pull = "Taandi"

Press = "Vatti"

Problems[edit]

Don't Touch me.

Makka apanakka

Leave me alone

Makka eklika sodi (female)/Makka eklyaka sodi (male)

I lost my bag

Megele bag por gele

Can I use your phone?

Haav tugele phone vaparet ve?

I am sick

Makka hushar na/Makka araam na

I don't know where I am

Haav khai assa mhonu makka gotna

My hand is injured. Its bleeding!

Megele haathaka ghayu jalla. Ragat yettasa!

I want to go to the Hospital

Makka Aaspatre vachuka

I am in need of some money

Makka thode duddva garaj/agatya assa

I will call the Police!

Haav Police ka appeta!

Numbers[edit]

1 = "Ek"

2 = "Donn"

3 = "Teen"

4 = "Char"

5 = "Panch"

6 = "Sah"

7 = "Saat"

8 = "Aatt"

9 = "Nav"

10 = "Dha"

11 = "eekra"

12 = "Bara"

13 = "Tera"

14 = "Choudah"

15 = "Pandrah"

16 = "Sol-ah"

17 = "Satrah"

18 = "othra"

19 = "EkouNis"

20 = "Vis"

Time[edit]

Now = "Atta"

Before = "Surveka/Paile"

Morning = "Sakani"

Afternoon = "Dhanpara"

Evening = "Sanje"

Night = "Ratti"

=== CLOCK TIME =====[edit]

1:00 ek ghanto

1:15 savai ek ghanto

1:30 ded ghanto

1:45 pavne doni ghante

2:00 doni ghante

2:15 savai doni ghante

2:30 addech ghante

2:45 pavne teen ghante

3:00 teen ghante

3:15 savai teeni ghante

3:30 sadi teeni ghante

3:45 pavne chari ghante

4:00 chari ghante

4:15 savai chari ghante

4:30 saadi chari ghante

4:45 pavne panch ghante

5:00 paanch ghante

5:15 savai paanch ghante

5:30 saadi paanch ghante

5:45 pavne sah ghante

6:00 sah ghante

7:00 saat ghante

7:15 savai saat ghante

7:30 saadi saat ghante

8:00 aath ghante

8:15 savai aath ghante

8:30 saadi aath ghante

8:45 pavne nau ghante

9:00 nau ghante

9:15 savai nau ghante

9:30 saadi nau ghante

9:45 pavne dha ghante

10:00 dha ghante

10:15 savai dha ghante

10:30 saadi dha ghante

10:45 pavne ikra ghante

11:00 ikra ghante

11:15 savai ikra ghante

11:30 saadi ikra ghante

11:45 pavne baara ghante

12:00 baara ghante

12:15 savai baara ghante

12:30 saadi baara ghante

12:45 pavne ek ghanto

Duration[edit]

Minute = "nimish"

Hour = "Ghanto"

Day = "Divasu"

Week = "Vaaru"

Month = "Mhaino"

Year = "Varsa"

Days[edit]

Days of the Week:

Sunday : Aiytaaru

Monday : Somaaru

Tuesday : Manglaaru

Wednesday : Budhwaaru

Thursday : Gurwaaru/Brastaaru

Friday : Shukraaru

Saturday : Shanwaaru


Representing Days:

Today = "Aaji"

Yesterday = "Kaali"

Tomorrow = "Phayi/Phalle/Phalyak"

Day Before Yesterday = "Pairi"

Day After Tomorrow = "Parank"

Week = "Vaaru"

This Week = "He Vaaru"

Last Week = "Gelele Vaaru"

Next Week = "Mukavailo Vaaru"

Two Weeks = "Doni Vaaru"

Months[edit] Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

Color = "Bannu"

Red = "Tambde"

Black = "Kaale"

White = "Dhavve"

Blue = "Nillo"

Yellow = "Pivllo/Halduvo"

Green = "Pachvo/Harro"

Violet/Purple = "Jaambli"

Orange = "Kesari"

Pink = "Gulabi"

Gray = "Boodi"

Transportation[edit]

Aeroplane = "Vimaan"

Bus and train[edit] Directions[edit]

Right = "Ujwo"

Left = "Daawo"

Up = "Vairi"

Down = "Toggu"

Right Side = "Ujwyan"

Left Side = "Daawyan"

Centre = "Madde"

Straight = "Neet"

North = "Uttar"

South = "Dakshin"

East = "Poorv"

West = "Paschim"

Uphill = "Vaile Balen"

Downhill = "Toggu Balen"

Turn Left = "Davyak ghoova"

Turn Right = "Ujwyak ghoova"

Taxi[edit]

Taxi = "Bhadya gaadi"

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Money- ("Paiso/Duddu") Rupee- ("Rupai")

Eating[edit]

Meal - Jeavonn

Hot(Temperature)- Hunn Cold-Thand

to Drink- Pivpak/Pivchak

to Eat- Khavpak/Khavchak

I want to eat (Makka Khavchak Zai)

Vegetarian-Shakahari

I want a vegetarian meal-(Makka Vegetarian/ Shakahari Jeavonn Zai)

It is too spicy-hot(Taste) - Heh Chadd Tikk assa

I want it less spicy- Makka Unne/Kammi Tikk zai

I want it more spicy- Makka Chadd tikk zai

Milk- Duddh

Water- Udak

Bottled Water- Baatlen udak or Bisleri(Brand)

Fish- Masoli / Nuste / Jhalke

Prawn- sungata

Vegetables- Randhe-kai/bhaji

Cashew-Kaju

I do not eat meat- Havn Mavns Khai- na.

I do not eat eggs- Havn tanti Khai-na.

Is this water boiled? (Heh Udak Ukadlale/Tappelele assa?)

Please heat it again- (Chikke anek panta Hunn Korun Haddta ve?)

Can I heat milk for a child? -Sann/Lann cheldak/cherdak- khatri duddh hun korka.

I'm finished - Megele jalle

Food was delicious - Javan mast/Bhari laik ashile

Food was not good - Javan kai laik nashile

Food was worst - Javan mast vait ashile


Taste Buds:

Salty = "Mitshe"

Sour = "Amshe"

Spicy = "Tikshe"

Hot = "Hunn"

Cold = "Thand"

Sweet = "God"

Bitter = "Kodu"

Astringent = "Chagaru"

Tasty = "Ruchi"

Tasteless = "Sappag"

Some Eatables:

Mango = "Aambo"

Unripe Mango = "Aambuli"

Apple = "Saparchand"

Watermelon = "Kalingan/Kalingad/Bacchangayi"

Pomegranate = "Dalimb"

JackFruit = "Panosu"

Raw Jackfruit = "Kadagi"

Banana = "Kele"

Dates = "Khajuru"

Cashew = "Kajjubi"

Sweet Potato = "Kananga"

Coconut = "Naarlu"

Tender Coconut = "Shiyale"

Grated Coconut = "Soi"

Sugarcane = "Kabbu"

Unripe JackFruit = "Kadagi"

Seed of JackFruit = "Bikkanda"

Tamarind = "Chinchaamba"

Guava = "Pyar"

Custard Apple = "Sita Phal"

Soursop = "Ram Phal"

Grapes = "Draaksh"

Orange = "Sonnarling"

Sweet Lime = "Musumbi"

Gooseberry = "Aavalo"

Pineapple = "Ananas"

Fig = "Anjeer"

Lady's Finger = "Bhend"

Brinjal = "Vaingan"

Potato = "Batato"

Onion = "Kando"

Chilli = "Mirsang"

Bitter Guard = "Karate"

Little Guard = "Tendle"

Snake Guard = "Poddale"

Bottle Guard = "Gardudde"

Drumstick = "Mashinga Sang/Mashinga Dento"

Mushroom = "Aalaambo"

Pumpkin = "Dudde"

Ginger = "Aalle"

Garlic = "Losun"

Coriander = "Kotambari"

Lemon = "Limbiyo"

Mustard = "Saasam"

Seasme = "Tilu"

Ajwain = "Vonvo"

Cardomom = "Yela kan"

Clove = "Lavang"

Pepper = "Mire"

Sugar = "Sakkar"

Salt = "Meet"

Salad = "Pachadi/Kosambari"

Pickle = "Nonche"

Curry(liquid) = "Kolombo/Randai/Ambut"

Curry(solid) = "Upkari/Sukke"

Noodles = "Shevayi"

Curd = "Dhay"

Butter Milk = "Taak"

Butter = "Loni"

Ghee = "Toop"

Tea = "Cha"

Coffee = "Capi"

Lemon Grass = "Taakka Tan"

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

How Much Is this? ("Hakka Kitle Paiso/duddu?")

That's too expensive ("He mast mharag")

Expensive = ("Mharag")

Cheap = ("Sourag")

Reduce the cost to a reasonable amoount- ("Chike Unne Kari Re")

I do not want it at this price- ("Makka Hain Mollak nakka")

I am going-("Havn Vatta")

I don't want this ("He makka nakka")

I have seen this cheaper elsewhere-("Havn Hain unne mollak dusra zageri palleaila")

Price-("Moll")

I am not interested to take it ("Makka he ghevchaka ist na")

Ok, I will take it ("Jayt, haav he ghetta")

Please provide me with a carrier-bag ("Makka chike plastic totto/khotto ditta ve?")

I need a toothbrush ("Makka daant ghasuche brush jayi")

I need soap ("Makka sabun jayi")

I need an umbrella ("Makka satte/chatri jaayi")

I need writing paper ("Makka baroche kagad jaayi")

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

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