Useful phrases in Tabassaran

A collection of useful phrases in Tabassaran, a Northeast Caucasian language spoken mainly in the Republic Dagestan in the Russia Federation.

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Key to abbreviations: m = said by males, f = said by females

Phrase табасаран чIал (Tabassaran)
Hello (General greeting) Салам (Salam)
Hello (on phone) Алло (Allo)
How are you? Фици вува? (Fici vuva?)
Reply to 'How are you?'
Long time no see
What's your name? Фицияв цІур? (Ficijav c̣ur?)
My name is ...
Where are you from? Хъа наънан вучІваъ?
(Qxa hänan vuč̣vä?)
I'm from ... Хъа наънан вучІваъ?
(Qxa hänan vuč̣vä?)
Pleased to meet you Фицияв цІур? (Ficijav c̣ur?)
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Good night
(Parting phrases)
Good luck!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Баракат ибшри (Barakat ibšri)
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Учвуз ягъур ишри (Učvuz jaḡur išri)
Yes Ав (Av)
No Арар (Arar)
I don't know Аьгъдарис (Äḡdaris)
Do you understand? ИчІву изу гъагъурди шулдунучва?
(Ič̣vu izu ḡaḡurdi šuldunučwa?)
I understand Изу гъагъурди шулдуза
(Izu ḡaḡurdi šulduza)
I don't understand Ихъди шулдаза (Ichdi šuldaza)
Ахъраза (Achraza)
Изу гъагъурди хьундаза
(Izu ḡaḡurdi chundaza)
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again
Please write it down
Do you speak English?
Do you speak Tabassaran? Учву кІудучва гъумцІулларинди?
(Učwu ḳudučwa ḡumc̣ullarindi?)
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Do you speak a language
other than
Speak to me in Tabassaran
How do you say ... in Tabassaran?
Excuse me
How much is this?
Sorry Авфу апІинай (Avfu aṗinaj)
Thank you Аьхи баркалла ичІвус
(Äxi barkalla ič̣vus)
Аьхи баркалла ичІвус ивус
(Äxi barkalla ič̣vus ivus)
Reply to thank you
Where's the toilet / bathroom?
This gentleman will pay for everything
This lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
Do you come here often?
I miss you
I love you
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone!
Call the police!
Christmas greetings
New Year greetings
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings Бабккан гъахи йигъан!
(Babkkan haxi jihan!)
Мубарак ибшрияв бабкан гъагьйигъан!
(Mubarap ibšrijav babkan ḡahjihan!)
Congratulations! Мубарак ибшрияв! (Mubarap ibšrijav!)
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels

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