A collection of useful phrases in Ishirkian, a language first created in 1994 by Chris Payne.
|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 / bathroom?||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!")
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