A collection of useful phrases in Ishirkian, a language first created in 1994 by Chris Payne.
Click on any of the phrases that are links to hear them spoken. If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.
To see these phrases in many other languages click on the English versions. If you'd like to see these phrases in any combination of two languages, try the Phrase Finder.
|Hello (General greeting)||Toqi||Toh-kyee|
|How are you?||H'tekosi||Het-ek-oh-see|
|Long time no see||Evek Pigu||Ehv-ehk pee-goo|
|What's your name?||F'tsi peno||Fut-see peh-noh|
|Where are you from?||Jysiso||Jyuh-see-soh|
|Pleased to meet you||Ax'rasi||Ahx-rah-see|
|Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
|Excuse me||Mek'xip nu||Mehk-kseep noo|
|How much is this?||H'tev||Het-ehv|
|Where's the toilet?||Jyec||Jyuh-ehc|
|Have a nice day||J'yuj mako||Jyuh-ooj mah-koh|
|Get well soon ("Be well soon")||Ec'foq ga'ek||Ec-fohk gah-ehk|
|Would you like to dance with me?||Siul'hi xep'yo||See-ool-hee ksep-yoh|
|I love you||Nukisi||Noo-kee-see|
|I don't understand||Nuilva||Noo-eel-vah|
|I don't know||Nuilra||Noo-eel-rah|
|Please say that again
|Please speak more slowly
|Please write it down
|How do you say ... ?||H'tsigi||Het-see-gee|
|Do you speak ...?||Eusi j'moer....||Eh-oo-see juh-moh-er|
|Leave me alone!
("Go from me!")
If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.