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Can I get food here ?      Yahaan khana paincha ?


Biscuits ?         Biscoot


Tea ?        chiyaa


Please cook rice and lentils for me.     Daal bhat pakaunuhos.


Please do not make it too spicy.   Dherai piro nabanaunuhos.


Spicy = piro ; too = dherai


I will eat later.      Paachi khane.


I will eat in two hours.    Dui ghantaa pachi khane.


Please make the tea without milk.   Chiya ma dudh nahalnuhos.


Sugar.       Chini


Milk       Dudh


Tea     chiya


Please cook potatoes for me.       Mero lagi aalu pakaunuhos.


During the Meal:
Please give me more rice.     Bhaat dinuhos.


Vegetables        tarkaari


Please give me another cup of tea.    Arko ek kap chiyaa dinus.


Another = arko   cup= kap


Give me only a little.    Ali ali dinus.


It is tasty.     Mitho chha.


That is enough.  Pugyo.

 

Buying Food to carry with you :
Can I buy flour ?    Pitho kinna paincha ?


Bread ?    roti / pauroti


Uncooked rice ?    chamal


Please give me five manaas of flour.  Paach maana pitho dinus.


Manaa = unit of weight commonly used.


Please give me matchstick.   Malai salai dinuhos.

 

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