Appendix:Mingrelian phrasebook

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

[script needed]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

This is a glossary of common Mingrelian words and phrases, a language of the sub-ethnic group of Georgians.

Also known as Megrelian (მარგალური ნინა, margaluri nina; Georgian: მეგრული ენა, megruli ena), this is a language spoken in Western Georgia (the regions of Samegrelo and Abkhazia).

English Mengrelian transliteration IPA
hello gamarjoba [gamar'joba]
thanks did madloba [did madl'oba]
bye bye jgiro [jgiro] |
how are you? mucho req? [mucho 'req?]
where? so? [so:?]
when? mu dros? [mu: dros?]
how? mucho? [mucho]
which? nam(u)? [nam(u:)?]
what? mu? [mu:]
what time is it? man saat re? [man saat 're?]
I'm fine jgiro voreq [jgiro voreq']
how old are you? musxi canel req(or ret) [muskhi canel req (or ret)]
I'm ma voreq [ma voreq]
you're si req [si req']
she,he,it is tina te [tina re]
we're chqi voret [ch'qi voret]
your're tqva ret [tqva' ret]
they're tinep rena [tinep rena]
my chqim(i) [ch'qim(i)]
your skan(i) [skan(i)]
her,his,its tish(i) [tish'(i)]
us chqin(i) [ch'qin(i)]
yours tqvan(i) [tqvan(i)]
theirs tinepish(i) [tine'pish9i0]
mother dida [di'da]
father muma [mu'ma]
brother jima [dji'ma]
sister da [da]
grandfather babu [ba'bu]
grandmother bebi [be'bi]
my name is [John] ma [Jon] bjokh(x)o [ma' Jon bjo'kh(x)]
what is your name? mu rjokh(x)o [mu' rjo'kh(x)o]
where are you from? soishe req(t [soishe ' req (t)]
I am from America amerikashe voreq(t) [amerikashe ' voreq(t)]
water tskar(i) [ts'kar(i)]
I am hungry fshkirens [fsh'kirens]