Nepali Phrase: Who are you taking me for?

तले मलार्इ के थान्छस ? [tale malaaii ke thaanchas?] Who are you taking me for? त [ta] – you (lowest level of formality) मलार्इ – to me के – what थान्छस – (you) falsely assume We have the -ले particle again in this sentence. This has to do with the transitivity of the Nepali verb थान्नु [thaannu] – to falsely perceive / assume something, to ...

Nepali Travelling Phrases – Local style Dal Bhaat

This most likely will happen if you travel with a local bus across the country, or during your brief experimental period on your trek 😉 One serving (for one person) – Ek khaanaa How much is one serving? – Ek Khaanaa kati parcha? It’s xxx Rupees. – Xxx rupaya parcha Is this water boiled? – Tyo umaaleko paani ho? Yes / No – Ho / ...

Nepali travelling phrases – In the Hotel

In the tourist hotspots you usually will get around dealing with Hotel staff in English. But I always think that even if you can, it is a nice thing to try to at least communicate in Nepali. You might just get a smile out of your receptionist. And you never know if in the end in some lonely village on your trek, you end up ...

Nepali Dialogue – नमस्ते दिदी

In this second video from 4 years ago, I do and explain a brief dialogue. Here is the dialogue: हान्ना: नमस्ते भालु, तिमीलार्इ कस्तो छ? [haannaa: namaste bhaalu, timiilaaii kasto cha?] भालु: नमस्ते दिदी, मलार्इ ठिक छ । तपार्इलार्इ कस्तो छ त? [bhaalu: namaste didii, malaaii Thik cha. tapaaiilaaii kasto cha ta?] हान्ना: आ भालु भार्इ, मलार्इ त एकदमै राम्रो छ । तिमी कता लाग्ने ...

Nepali Phrase: “I love you so much”

Finally I have found the sentence that I am so prominently promoting in my first „Learn Nepali Online“ Video. After 4 years now I finally managed to find the sentence in the infamous language book. I am so proud of myself! Look here on page 217 of the „Basic course in spoken Nepali“ you will find this: So I was always right. I honestly thought ...