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Wednesday, 26 March 2014

LEARN BASIC MANIPURI LANGUAGES


Meetei Mayek ( The Original Manipuri Script ) 
GREETINGS
Hello :: Khurumjari
Thank you  :: Yamna nungaijare/ Thagatchari
Thank you very much : Hainingai Leitana Thagatchari
Good Bye :: Chatcharage
How are you? :: Noong_ngai_biribra adombo?
Fine :: Noongaijari 
Welcome :: Lengsinbirak_oo
I love Manipur :: Ei Manipur nungshi

I like Manipur :: Ei Manipur pamjei 
Do you love Manipur :: Adom Manipur nungshibara? 
You are my friend :: Adom eigi marup_ni 
Manipur is beautiful :: Manipur phajei
Hearty congratulations :: Thakatchari 
You are beautiful :: Nangshe phajei 

INTRODUCTION

My name is Thoithoibi :: Eigi ming Thoithoibi kou_ee
I am a teacher :: Ei 'teacher' (oja) oi
I am from Ukhrul :: Ei Ukhrul dagi_nee
Happy to meet you :: Adomga oo_najabada yamna nungaijare
Yes :: Hoi / OU 
No :: Natte
Sorry, I am late :: Saobiganu, ei thengkhare

ENQUIRY
What is your name? :: Adomgi ming kari koubage?
How do I go there? :: Aduda karam haina chatkani?
How much is this? :: Asi kaya pibage?
Where is your house? :: Adomgi yum kadaida leibage?
Where is the nearest police station? :: Khwaidagi nakpa 'police station' kadaida leibage?
Where can I go for shopping? :: Pot_chei leifam kadaida leibage?
Could you help me? :: Adombu ei mateng pangbiba ngamgadara?
What are you doing? :: Adom kari toubiribage?
Would you like to join me for lunch? :: Adom eiga chak chaminakhrasi 
How do I go to airport? :: 'Airport'_ta karam_na chatkani?
What are the tourist spots around? :: Asida kari kari yengfam leibage? 
Where shall we meet? :: Eikhoi kadaida oo_nasige? 
Was there a call for me? :: Eigi 'call' lak_khibara?
Where can I make a phone call? :: 'Phone' toufam kadaida leibage?
What happened : Kari Toure?
What's Up : Keidourige / Keidourambano ?

DIRECTIONS

I want to go to university :: Ei 'university' da chatning_nge
I have lost my way :: Ei lambi mang_nare
Go straight ahead :: Chumdring chatlo 
Go to the left :: Oi_da chatlo
Go to the right :: Yet_ta chatlo
Go to the opposite :: Maiyok_nabaduda chatlo

GENERAL

Please :: Chanbiduna
I will come back :: Ei amuk lakchage
I want it :: Ei madu pam_me
I don't want that :: Ei adum pam_de
This is good :: Mashi fei
Let us go :: Eikhoi chatlasi
Come tomorrow :: Hayeng lak_oo
Get me a glass of water :: Eesing 'glass' ama pibi_oo
I want to try again :: Ei amuk hotnajage
I'll meet you in the evening :: Horen numidang_wairam oo_nase
Please wait untill I am back :: Ei laktri faoba ngaibiram_oo
The weather is pleasant :: Nungshit-nungsha yamna fei
Drive slowly :: Tapna thou
Pack these things :: Pot-chei_se yomsiloo
I am busy :: Ei thabak chil-le 

I = Ei
He = Mahag
She = Mahag
You = Nahag/ adombu(with respect)
This = Mashi
That = Mado
A = Ama
Come = Laklo
Came = Lakle
pliz come = Lengsinbirak u
Open = Haangdoklo
Opened = Haangdokle.
Will open = Haangdokani
Sit = Phammu.
Walk = Chatlu.
Eat = Chaarro
Drink = Thaklo
Win = Kaarro
Go = Chatkharo
Run = Chello
I want to go = Ei chatlage
He goes = Mahak chatle
He eats an apple = Mahak apple ama chare
He is eating an apple = Mahak apple ama charamme.
He ate an apple = Mahak apple ama chakhare.
I saw the film last week = Eihak film adu mamangi chaironda yaingkharre.
She came by bus yesterday = Mahak busda ngarang lakhare.
They went to the mosque = Makhoi mosque da chatlui.
He slept the whole night = Mahak nungdang chuppa tummi.
He wrote well in the examination = Mahak parikha  phazana eiramkhi.
He has eaten = Mahak chakhare
He will eat = Mahak chagadouri.
He will go = Mahak chatkadouri.
He will come = Mahak lakkani.
What is your name? = Nanggi Ming Kari Kouyye ?
What did you do? = Nangna Kari Touribra?
What should I do? = Ei Kari tou Hairino ?
What can I do? = Ei Kari tou Jougge ?
What are the questions? = Kari Kari Wahangno ?
What were the questions? = Kari Kari Wahangnone ?
What is the last question? = Aroiba Wahangdo Karino?
What is written in the letter? = Chitthida Kari eigge ?
What you had been told? = Nangonda kari hiramgge ?
What will be the answer? = Paokhum kari oidonno?
Why did you come? = Nahak karamkanda lakke ?
Why did you sleep? = Nahak Karamkanda Tumgge ?
Why did you tell him to go? = Nahakna Karigino mahakpu chatlo hairibra ?
Why did he bring the bag? = Mahakna  karigge bag adu purageino?
Why did she pay the money? = Mahagna paisa karigge pirino?
Why did they sit there? = Makhoi kariggi assida phamlibano?
Why do you drive the car? = Nahak karigge car thourino?
Why are they late for the meeting? = Makoi meetingda kariggi thenglibano?
How did you come? = Nakoi karamna lakpano?
How did you sleep? = Nahak karamna tumge?
How did you drive? = Nahak karamna gari thourino?
How did you write? = Nahak karamna eegge?
How many apples are there in your hand? = Nangge nakhutta apples kayam leige ?
How many did you take? = Nahakna kayam lougge?
How much did he pay you? = Mahakna nungonda kayam piramgge ?
How much distance to go?’ = Kayam laplige?
How was the journey yesterday? = Ngarang journey kamdouge?
Which way did you come? = Kadomdage lakke ?
Which is your favourite colour? = Nahakki apamba machu karino?
In which room did you sleep? = Karamba kada tumgge?
Which story did you tell? = Nahak Kari Wari lige hairino?
Which is the sweetest fruit? = Khwaidagi thumba hai Karino?
Which is the best newspaper in Hindi? = Khwaidagi Phaba  Hindi Khabar karino?
Which Indian state has the largest population? = Karamba Bharatki rajya mishing khayaidagi yamgge?
Where did you come from? = Nahag karaidagino?
Where did you sleep? = Nahag kadaida tumgge?
Where is the manager’s cabin? = Managergi cabin kadomdano?
Where should I go? = Kadaomda chatkadoino?
Whom should I contact? = Kanabu contact toudono?
Is it a book? = Mashibu laierikla?
It is a book = Mashi lairikni
Is it the answer? = Mashibu poukhumla?
It is the answer = Mashi poukhumni.
Will you come with me? = Nahag eigga lakkadra?
I shall come with you. = Eihag nunga lakke.
Will you give me your pen? = Nangi kalam adu waizage?
Yes, of course. = Yaiye , waibiyo.
Do you love me? = Nang eibu nungsibra?
Yes, I love you.= Eina nangbu nungsi.
Can you give me your pen? = Nahaggi kalam adu amukta waizage?
Can you lift the box? = Masigi box asi thangatpa ngambra?
Can you write the exam? = Nahag parikha thaba ngamgadra?
Did you have your lunch? = Nahag lunch chaba ngamgadra?
How are you? = Nahag kamdourige ?
I am fine = Eihag nungairiye/ Nungairi

22 comments:

  1. Thank you!!! This is so helpful ^_^

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  2. Have you taken food what we will say that in mainpuri

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    1. Chak Charabra? (Informal) / Adom Chak Chabirabra (formal)?

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  3. How do we say "Have a good day darling"?

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    1. There is no manipuri sentence so nuance or exactly similar to "have a good day" but it can translated as " Afaba/Yaifaraba Numit ama oiyu". Hence, people usually wish " Have an awesome/good/fabulous day, Nungshiba ". Nungshiba/Nungshithoiba meaning Darling. Hence, putting them together, it will be like " YAIFARABA NUMIT AMA OIBIYU, NUNGSHIBA"

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    1. Ningol Chakkouba is one of the biggest festivals of Manipuri particularly the Meetei community where in brothers invite their married sisters at their natal home for a big lunch. After the lunch, exchange of gifts, sweets and blessings take place. Here is the details : http://www.e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=leisure.EI.A_Ningols_Chakouba_Wish

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  5. I want to know the meanning of this word "nungairebro"

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    1. "Nungairebro" means "Are you happy?" basically asking "How are you?". It is an informal use for "What up? " :)

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  6. Nice, keep it up!.. By the way, I think there's a small typo there - My name is Thoitonbi :: Eigi ming Thoithoibi kou_ee ; the names are different.

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    1. Thank you for pointing out the mistake. looking forward...

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  7. How do i say "you are looking good" in manipuri

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  8. Manipuri pick up lines please?

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  9. 1.what do u mean by eidi nangbu nungsi ???
    2.what do u mean by eidi pamde ??

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    1. 1. I love you
      2. But I don't like you

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  10. Keigi means?? Meaning of Kari injung chadoino....please...

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    1. Keigi means Why. Kari Enjang Chadoino means What should we have for lunch / Dinner?

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