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English-Kumaoni

I

Mi/mei/mai

He

Wou/ull/wu

She

Wu

You

Tu, ter

It

Ya

This

Yo

That

Wo

A

A

Come(You come)

Aoh/tu aa

Came

Aai

Will come

Uul

Open

Khulul, kholna

Opened

Khol halo

Will open

Kholul

Sit

Baithnou

Walk

Chalul/hituul

Eat

Khan

Drink

Pihnn

Win

Jitan

Go

Jaan/janai

Run

Bhagun/daudun

He is eating an apple.

Wu saiba khanu laag rau.

He ate an apple.

Ull saib khei haaali.

I saw the film last week.

Mi/meyl pichadi hafta picture dekhi.

She came by bus yesterday.

Wu byal bus/gaadil bati aai.

They went to the mosque.

Wou masjid gyein.

He slept the whole night.

Wu sarii raat sito.

He wrote well in the examination.

ull pariksha me bhal likhoh.

He has eaten.

Ull khaiy halo.

He had eaten.

Wu khaiy goh.

He had gone.

Wu neigoh.

He had come.

Wu aeigoh.

He will eat.

Wu ab khaal.

He will go.

Wu jall.

He will come.

Wu aall.

What is your name?

Teyr nam key chu?

What

Ke/kei/key

Your

Ter/tumhar

Name

Nam

What did you do?

Tumul kei karouh/tumul key kar rakhoh?

What should I do?

Miki ke karun chann?

What can I do?

Mai key kar sakoon?

What are the questions?

Prasan/sawaal key chin?

What were the questions?

Key sawaal/prasan chi?

What is written in the letter?

Chitti me key likh rakho?

What you had been told?

Tumun key batan rakchii?

What will be the answer?

Uttar kei houl?

Why did you come?

Tum kile aachaa?

Why did you sleep?

Tum kile sitchaa?

Why did you tell him to go?

Tumhul ukki jaan lizi kile bolo?

Why did he bring the bag?

Wu jhoval liber kile aa?

Why did she pay the money?

Uul dabal kiley dii?

Why did they sit there?

Uu wahan kiley baithi?

Why do you drive the car?

Tull gadi kile chaley?

Why are they late for the meeting?

Wu meeting lizi der kile krnai?

How did you come?

Tum kassi aachaa?

How did you sleep?

Tum kassi sitt chaa?

How did you drive?

Tull gadi kasi chalaei?

How did you write?

Tull/tumhul kasi likho?

How many apples are there in my hand?

Meyr hatham kattu saibe chin?

How many did you take?

Tumul kattu li?

How much did he pay you?

Ull tumunki kathu paisa/rupei dien?

How much distance to go?

Kathuh dur jan chu?

How was the journey yesterday?

Beyi yatra kas chii?

Which way did you come?

Tum ko wal baat aachaa?

Which is your favourite colour?

Teyr manpasand rang key chu?

In which room did you sleep?

Tum koh waal kamra me sitchaa?

Which story did you tell?

Tumhul ku wall katha/kahani sunei?

Which is the sweetest fruit?

Sabse mitha fal kochuu?

Which is the best newspaper in Hindi?

Ku wal akhbar hindi m sabsey bhal chuu?

Which Indian state has the largest population?

Ku wal rajya  janshankyan sabsey jad chi?

Where did you come from?

Tu khan batii aacha?

Where did you sleep?

Tum khan sith chaa?

Where should I go?

Miki khan jana chain?

Whom should I contact?

Mei kahu sampark krun?

Is it a book?

Key yo kitaab chu?

It is a book.

Yo ek kitaab chu.

Is it the answer?

Key yo uttar chu?

It is the answer.

Yo uttar chu.

Will you come with me?

Key tu mer dagad aalei?

I shall come with you.

Main tumhr saath/dagad oul.

Can you give me your pen?

Ke tu mekei apun pen di sakchein?

Yes, of course.

Haan, kile ney.

Do you love me?

Ke tu mehu/meki pyar karchei?

Yes, I love you.

Ha, mei tuhu pyar karun.

Can you lift the box?

Ke tu dabba utha sakchey?

Can you write the exam?

Ke Tu pariksha likh sakchey?

Did you have lunch?

Tuul khanha khei haalo?

How are you?

Tu kas chai?/ Kas cha tum?

I am fine.

Main bhal chun/thik chu.

About Kumaoni language: Kumaoni is the language of Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, a region in the Indian Himalayas. It is one of the Central Pahari languages. Kumaoni is spoken by over 2 million people of Indian states of Uttarakhand, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Dialects include Kali Kumaon, North-Eastern Kumaoni, South-Eastern Kumaoni, Western Kumaoni, Askoti, Bhabhri, Chaugarkhiyali, Danpuriya, Gangoli, Johari, Khasparjiya, Kumaiyya, Pachhai, Pashchimi, Phaldakotiya, Rhau-Chaubyansi, Sirali, Soriyali, Baitada (Soradi), Dotiyali etc. (Reference: Wikipedia)