Simple phrases

•February 1, 2008 • 1 Comment

Apunar ke khaubur? = How are you?
Muir khaubur boul. = I am good (lit. My news is good)

Moy naza no. = I don’t know.

Muk buk lagasayh. = I am hungry.
Muir ru. = Me too.

Bhalka hooba. = Good night.

Moy tumalk ball pow. = I love you.

Tumi ke kori asa. = What are you doing?

Moi Akhomea porhe asa. = I am studying Assamese.
Moi katomon Akhomea hobdah zano. = I know a few Assamese words.

Lahe koa. = Speak slowly.

Other useful words

•January 20, 2008 • 1 Comment

ke = what
keo = why
namaskar = hello
besounet = bed
bohe = sit
no hoy = no
aru = and
hoynik = soldier
katomon = few
hobdah = word
zano = know
june = moon
deakh = country
porh = study
theek aasay = okay
tuponey = sleep
tata = good bye

Numbers

•January 20, 2008 • Leave a Comment

ach (a as in apple) = one
dooey (o as in do) = two
teeny = three
sari = four
paus = five
soy = six
haht = seven
ought = eight
no = nine
dos = ten

Pronouns and Family

•January 20, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Pronouns

Moi = I
Tumi = you
khe = he
tai = she
Muir = my
Tumar = your

Family

Deuta = father
Ma = mother
Putra / Lora = son
Bhai = brother
Dada = older brother
Bhonti = younger sister
Bhoini = sister
Baido = older sister
Mama = uncle (mother’s younger brother)
Dodido = uncle (father’s younger brother)
Borta = uncle (father’s elder brother)

Learn Assamese

•January 20, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Namaskar! Welcome! Hope this site helps with learning and pronouncing Assamese words.

 
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