Nepali language lessons

Namaste – Hello/Goodbye/My soul sees the value in your soul

Dhanyabaad – thank you

Mero nam … ho – My name is…

Yeta/Utha – here/there

Dhaya/Bhaya – left/right

Diti/Bhaini – big sister/little sister

Dai/Bhai – big brother/little brother

Bacha – baby

Buwa – father

Amma – mother

Kete – boy

Keti – girl

Panni – water (most important word ever)

Dhalbhat – food (actually lentils and rice, but who is going to argue)

Ghar – house

Vhidyalaya – school

Guru – teacher

Talim kendra – training centre

Aspatal – hospital

Dactar – doctor

Gaun – village

Gilla – district

Gadi – vehicle

Tampo – bus

Bato – road

Khola – river

Akahs – sky

Pahad/himal – mountain

 

Khukura – chicken

Challa – chick

Bhakra – goat

Bhaisi – buffalo

Pado – calf

Goru – ox

Sunghur – pig

Ghai – cow

Bacha – calf

Kukur – dog

Biralo – cat

Butali – butterfly

Badhar – monkey

Bagh – tiger

Singh – horn

Goth – animal shed

Suli – chicken poop

Gobhar – bovine poop

Disha – shit

Susu/pishav – pee

 

Makhai – corn

Vhatmas – soybean

Aloo – potato

Gobi – cauliflower

Pidhalu – sweet potato

Saag – spinach

Dhal – lentils

Lauka – squash

Farshi – pumpkin

Mula – radish

Kera – banana

Ambhak – guava

Bhogate – grapefruit

Anghur – grapes

Suntala – orange

Tamatar – tomato

Adhuwa – ginger

Khorsani – chilli

Goun – wheat

Saipatri – marigold

Dudh – milk

 

Ek – one

Duey – two

Tin – three

Char – four

Pach – five

Cha – six

Sath – seven

Aath – eight

Nau – nine

Dos – ten

 

Sirani – pillow

Sirak – blanket

Chapal – slipper

Dhoka – door

Jhayal – window

 

Tauko – head

Kapal – hair

Talu – crown (of head)

Akha – eye

Nakh – nose

Ooth – lip

Chudyo – chin

Anuhawar – face

Gala – cheeks

Akhibhau – eyebrow

Khan – ear

Jivro – tongue

Parela – eyelash

Aula – fingers

Hath – hand

Thutta – foot

Kurkucha – toes

Fuli – nose stud

Kundal – earring

 

Garvawati – pregnant

Biwahit – married

Biwaha – wedding

Birami – sick

Ghadi – clock

 

Sangit – music

Nach – dance

Geet – sing

Pakaunu – cook

Safagarnu – clean

Badalnu – sweep

Khanu – eat

Piunu – drink

Suthnu – sleep

Sikhnu – learn

 

And saving the best for last…

Cornopusspuss – mobile phone (funniest nepali word ever)

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