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Tajik phrasebook

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Tajik is the main language of Tajikistan, and is closely related to Farsi and Kurdish. Since the late 1930s, it is written using a variant of the Cyrillic script (also used by many languages spoken in the former Soviet Union, including Russian).

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

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Basics[edit]

Common signs


OPEN 
кушода
CLOSED 
махкам
ENTRANCE 
дохл
EXIT 
харч
PUSH 
PULL 
TOILET 
ҳочатхона
MEN 
мардон
WOMEN 
занон/заъифон
FORBIDDEN 
манъ аcт
Hello. 
ассалому алейкум. (asah-lomu ah-lay-koom)
Hello. (informal
салом . (sah-lohm)
How are you? 
Шумо чи xeл? (shoo-moh-chee-khel?)
Fine, thank you. 
Нағз, рахмат. (Naghz, rah-mat )
What is your name?
Hоматон чист? (No-ma-ton chist?)
My name is ______ . 
Номи ман ______. (No-mi man _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
Aз вохуриамон шод ҳастам. (Az vo-khu-ri-amon shod has-tam )
Please. 
Лутфан, Илтимос (Loot-fan/Il-ti-mos )
Thank you. 
. Рахмат(rah-mat)
You're welcome. 
. Саломат бошед(Salomat boshed)
Yes. 
. Ҳa/Бале(Ha/Ba-le )
No. 
. Не (Ne)
Excuse me. (getting attention
Meбaxшeд . (Mebakhshed)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
Мебахшед . (mebakhshed)
Goodbye 
khair. ( )
Goodbye (informal
Сихату саломат боши . ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
Шумо англиси гап мезанед? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Оё кace дар инчо англиси гап мезанад ? (Oyo kase dar injo anglisi gap mezanad?)
Help! 
Ёри диҳед! (Yori dihed!)
Look out! 
Эҳтиёт шавед ! (Eh-ti-yot shaved!)
Good morning. 
Cyбҳ ба xaйр. (Soobh-ba-khair )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep
Хоби ширин/Шаби хуш . (Khobi shirin/Shabi khoosh )
I don't understand. 
. Ман немефаҳмам/ман нафаҳмидocтaм (Man na-me-fah-mam/Man na-fah-mi-dos-tam )
Where is the toilet? 
Ҳочатхона кани? (Ho-jat-kho-na kani?)

Problems[edit]

Time[edit]

Clock time[edit]

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Months[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

black 
сиёҳ (see-yoh)
white 
сафед (sah-fed)
gray 
хокистарранг (kho-kee-star-rang)
red 
сурх (soorkh)
blue 
кабуд (ka-bood)
yellow 
зард (zard)
green 
сабз (sah-bz)
orange 
норанҷӣ (no-ran-jee)
purple 
бунафш (boo-nafsh)
pink
гулобӣ (goo-loh-bee)
brown 
қаҳваранг (qah-vah-rang)

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Taxi[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

money 
pul
Tajik somoni 
somoni

Eating[edit]

Water 
ob
Milk 
shir
Yoghurt 
yogurt
Honey 
asal
Fruit 
miva
Apple 
seb
Bread 
non
Fish 
mohi
Meat/Beef 
guscht-(I gor)
Vegetables 
sabzarot

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

I need 
ba-man darkor / losim doram
How much does it cost? 
In chand pul ast?

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

Learning more[edit]

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