Saturday, November 15, 2008

Episode 05 - Colours and simple discussion

Learn Tibetan in easy steps.

Dorjee: Tashi delek. Nga Dorjee Yin. Tshamgma la, Tashi delek.

Phillipa: Tashi delek this is Phillipa. Talk Tibetan No 5 – Colours and simple discussion

Dorjee: Khe-rang ku-sug De po Yin Pay, Phillipa la

Phillipa: La Yin, tho che na.

Phillipa: Yesterday I went with some Australians and Tibetans and made momos. The momos were delicious



Dorjee: Momos are Delicious – momos shimpo do


Phillipa: When I met someone new at the lunch I said I am Phillipa Good to meet you.


Dorjee: I am Phillipa Good to meet you.

Nga Phillipa yin, Khe-rang jal pa gah po jung

Nga Phillipa yin Khe-rang jal pa gah po jung

Nga Phillipa yin Khe-rang jal pa gah po jung

Phillipa Some of the Tibetans had only been in Australia for a little time. How can I ask how long have you been living in Australia?

Dorjee: How can I ask how long have you been living in Australia?

Kherangtso dir phepne ne gah tsoe Chinn song

Kherangtso dir phepne ne gah tsoe Chinn song

Kherangtso dir phepne ne gah tsoe Chinn song


Phillipa: One of the women wore an apron with many different colours.
What are the Tibetan names for colours

Dorjee: White karpo
Black nago
Green jangu
Red Marpo
Yellow Serpo
Blue Ngonpo
Pink Zingya
Purple Momay
Orange Lewang
Brown Gyamug

Phillipa: Can you tell what the significance when a woman wears an apron.

Dorjee: A striped apron signifies they are married

Phillipa: One of the Tibetan women Yangshen taught me how to make momos. Next time I see her I will ask her for her mobile number as I’d like to see her again. How do I say this?

Dorjee: Yangshen, what is your mobile number?

Yangshen la, Kerang ghi khabar anghi ghare ray

Yangshen la, Kerang ghi khabar anghi ghare ray

Yangshen la, Kerang ghi khabar anghi ghare ray


Phillipa Can you remind me of the numbers one to ten?

Dorjee One chig
Two nyee
Three soom
Four shi
Five nga
Six drug
Seven dun
Eight geh
Nine goo
Ten chu


Phillipa I’d like to see her next Tuesday at 6 o’clock

Dorjee See you next Tuesday at 6 o’clock

Za mingmar Cho tsoe drug la, la jal yong

Za mingmar Cho tsoe drug la, la jal yong

Za mingmar Cho tsoe drug la, la jal yong

Days of the week

Monday za Dawa

Tuesday za Mingmar

Wednesday za Lhakpa

Thursday za Phurbu

Friday za Pasang

Saturday za Penpa

Sunday za Nyima





Phillipa: Thanks for that. Time to go Dorjee.

Galeshu, Tho che na Dorjee la. I will see you on Monday at 6pm


Dorjee: Goodbye, Phillipa la, See you next Monday at 6 o’clock
Galepe Phillipa la , Za dawa Cho tsoe drug la, la jal yong

Jeh la Jal yong

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