Useful phrases in Nogai

A collection of useful phrases in Nogai, a Turkic language spoken in southwestern Russia, mainly in Dagestan, Stavropol, Karachay-Cherkessia and in the Mineralnye Vody District.

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English Ногай тили (Nogai)
Welcome Хош келдинъиз!
Hello (General greeting) Салам!
Салам алейкум! (Ас-саляму алейкум!) ("Peace to you!")
Алейкум салам! (Ва алейкум ас-салам!) - reply
Hello (on phone) Алло?
How are you? Калай ды аьллер?
Ден савлыгынъыз калай?
Яшавынъыз-аьлинъиз калай?
Аьл-куьнинъиз калай?
Аьелинъиз аман-эсенме?
(What about your family?)
Reply to 'How are you?' Савболынъыз , аьруьв.
Рахмет, яхшы. (I'm fine. Thanks)
Бек аьруьв. (Very good)
Яман тувыл (Not so bad)
Long time no see  
What's your name? Сизинъ атынъыз ким ди?
Сизинъ атынъыз калай ды?
My name is ... Меним атым ...
Where are you from? Сиз кайдан келгенсиз?
Калай еттинъиз?
I'm from ... Мен ...дан/ден/тан/тен/нан/нен келгенмен.
Pleased to meet you Сизди коьргениме кувандым!
Мен сизи мен танысувга суьйименен
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Эртенъ яхшы болсын
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Куьн яхшы болсын
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Кеш яхшы болсын
Good night Кешенъиз танышлы болсын
(Parting phrases)
Аман калынъыз
Аман болынъыз
Сав калынъыз
Сав калынъыз
Коьрискенше дейим
Коьрискенше куьн яхшы
Good luck!  
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day  
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Асынъыз таьтли болсын!
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Яхшы йолга барынъыз!
Йолынъыз болсын!
Can you understand me? Сиз мени туьсинесиз бе?
I understand Туьсинмен, анъламан
I don't understand Туьсинмеймен, анъламайман
I don't know  
Please speak more slowly Акырынлап айтынъыз
Please say that again Кайтарып айтсанъыз экен
Excuse me, what did you say? Кеширинъиз, калай дединъиз?
Please write it down  
Do you speak Nogai? Сиз ногайша соьйлей аласызба?
Can you understand Nogai? Сиз ногайша анълайсызба?
Yes, I speak well / a little / not well Аьше, мен ногайша ийги/аз-маз/осал соьйлемен
No, I can't speak Nogai Йок, мен ногайша соьйлей алмайман
How do you say ... in Nogai? Мунда ногай тилин ким биледи?
Ногайша бу калай айтылады?
Excuse me Кеширинъиз
Афуьв этинъиз
How much is this? Мунадынъ бассы кайдай (нешев ди)?
Баасы нешев ди?
Sorry Кеширинъиз
Афуьв этинъиз
Thank you Савболынъыз!
Рахмет! Муьсирев этемен!
Рахмет (Муьсиревим) сисге! (Thanks to you!)
Бек савболынъыз! (Thank you very much!)
Reply to thank you  
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Аякйол (аьжетуьй) кайда экен?
This gentleman will pay for everything  
This lady will pay for everything  
Would you like to dance with me?  
I miss you  
I love you  
Get well soon  
Go away!  
Leave me alone!  
Call the police!  
Christmas greetings Янъы йылынъыз хайырлы болсын!
Яна йылыныз мен! (Yana yılınız men) - Happy new year
Easter greetings  
Birthday greetings  
One language is never enough  
My hovercraft is full of eels  

Phrases compiled by 이윤호 (Yun-ho Lee)

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