Saturday, October 18, 2008

Episode 01 - Greetings

Learn Tibetan in easy steps.

Tashi delek. This is Dorjee. Tashi delek this is Phillipa. Tibetan podcast 1 - introductions and greetings

Dorjee: Today we’re going to practise some basic Tibetan introductions and greetings.

Dorjee: First I will start with hello, I’m Dorjee . Listen to me and then practise

Tashi delek, nga Dorjee yin

Tashi delek, nga Dorjee yin

Tashi delek, nga Dorjee yin

Phillipa: Dorjee I find it hard to say nga – can you give me any hints about how to pronounce it?

Dorjee: When you say which means I your tongue does not touch the upper palate...

Phillipa: Tashi delek nga Phillipa yin.. Is that the only way to introduce your name?

Dorjee: I’ll tell you another way

This time I am going to say, hello my name is Dorjee. Listen and repeat

Tashi delek, Ngaeh ming Dorjee yin

Tashi delek, Ngaeh ming Dorjee yin

Tashi delek, Ngaeh ming Dorjee yin

Phillipa: OK how about asking someone are you well?

Dorjee: Are you well?

Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay

Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay

Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay

Dorjee: Let put it all together – Hello, are you well?

Tashi delek, Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay

Tashi delek, Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay

Tashi delek, Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay


Phillipa: How do I reply to that question and say I am well

La yin, Tho che na

La yin, Tho che na

La yin, Tho che na


Phillipa: It’s time for me to go. How do I say goodbye?

Good bye –

Kaleshu

Kaleshu

Kaleshu

Dorjee: Those who are leaving say Kaleshu and those who are staying say kalepe

Kalepe Phillipa la

Kalepe Phillipa la

Kalepe Phillipa la



Phillipa: How do I say see you later

Dorjee:

Jeh la Jal yong

Jeh la Jal yong

Jeh la Jal yong

Phillipa: That’s all for now

Dorjee: Jeh la Jal yong

5 comments:

Jesus said...

Tashi delek!
Hello! this is an amazing resource thank you very very much!, i'm venezuelan, and i'm learning tibetan, and so far this have been the best tibetan-learning resource that i have found on internet!

Thank you Very much

Peter B Marks said...

Thanks Jesus,

Very kind of you to write.

Kind regards,

peter, phillipa and dorjee.

Anonymous said...

Can you please specify what dialect you are using?

Anonymous said...

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