Carolinian phrasebook

Carolinian is the main language of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Phrase list

===Basics=== ( Oceanian languages mixed )

Hello. 
. (Ififi)
Hello. (informal) 
. (Ikhiki)
How are you? 
? (Fee kolowokau ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Fek kuoka )
What is your name? 
? (Kaah maaeli kafo ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . (Ho mala kafa kifu _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. (Ee fhaa totorup )
Please. 
. (Saafa )
Thank you. 
. (Kii oosumu )
You're welcome. 
. (Kahala meeki )
Yes. 
. (Heha)
No. 
. (Siho )
Excuse me. (getting attention) 
. (Mohoko sibika kah )
Excuse me. (begging pardon) 
. (Mohku sebbaka )
I'm sorry. 
. (Keuhu bo kafoka )
Goodbye 
. (Saukahaa )
Goodbye (informal) 
. (Sa hakha )
I can't speak English. 
[ ]. (Ofok okurah kahikalak Angliks.)
Do you speak English? 
? (Faak hau kofu kalak Angliks ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
? (Meh kakalo foku kokifiraa kufakslaa dalo Anglisok?)
Help! 
! (Boksa !)
Look out! 
! (Kiboo kukuh !)
Good morning. 
. (Kee sawaayanga )
Good evening. 
. (Kee beanga )
Good night. 
. (Kee praenga )
Good night (to sleep) 
. (Kee preen samaa )
I don't understand. 
. (Kuuh kurah makika )
Where is the toilet? 
? (Toowalata kaboka ?)

Problems


Numbers

½ - uwai

0 - keafe

1 - hu

2 - liwa

3 - nafo

4 - afaki

5 - bok

6 - we

7 - nih

8 - mulau

9 - kekoa

10 - puan

11 - puanahu

12 - puanaliwa

20 - liwapuani

21 - liwapuanahu

22 - liwapuanaliwa

30 - nafopuani

40 - afakipuani

50 - bokpuani

60 - wepuani

70 - nihpuani

80 - mulaupuani

90 - kekoapuani

100 - sat

200 - liwasat

500 - boksat

1000 - ginue

2000 - liwaginue

5000 - bokginue

10000 - puanginue

1000000 - humiliwon

Authority

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