- kashanti - /ˈkaʃɑnti/ - greet-1s-2s - Hello/Welcome
(said to one person)
- kashanut - /ˈkaʃɑnʊt/ - greet-1s-2pl - Hello/Welcome
(said to many)
- sulháma - /ˈsulɦaːmɑ/ - peace-AUG - Farewell; Goodbye
- mawa kaye? - /ˈmɑwa kajeː/ - how COP-2s - How are you?
- taman, ta kaye? - /x/ - be.good-1s and COP-2s - I am well, and you?
- x - /x/ - x - Long time no see
- yemwa bikupa daqeshba.
- food-ACC DAT-dog give-PST.PASS
- The food was given to the dog.
- ma ede? - /maː ɛde/ - what do-2s - What are you doing?
- aryemeshilan? - /aɾʲemɛʃɪlan/ - see-INT-PST-3s-1s - Did she see me?
- ibti kurwa nai daqeshan. - /ɪbtiː kuɾwa na͜ɪ daːʔɛʃan/ - DAT-2s heart-ACC 1s.GEN give-PST-1s - I gave you my heart.
- ne emeshanti - NEG ask-PST-1s-2s - I did not ask you.
- nanek - to feel pain
- nanegek - ache-REFL-INF - to feel pain in oneself, to grieve (reflexive)
- nanedek - ache-CAUS-INF - to cause to grieve (causative)
- nanebek - ache-PASS-INF - to be made to grieve (passive)
- She will make you grieve.
- aryan ne kamatimwa
- see-1s NEG book-PL-ACC
- I see no books.
- aryemilan? | see-Q-3s-1s | Does he see me?
- aryeshanu | see-PST-1s-3s | I saw her.
- bahuk yemek | intend-1pl eat-INF | We will eat. / We intend to eat.
- edan malimwa yibak biqamal | do-1s word-PL-ACC anew-COM BEN-Amal | I am making new words for Amal.
- edeshuk puramwa danihilai emnidaqushda | make-PST-1pl fire-AUG-ACC ten-two-month-GEN ORD-two-ten-three-LOC | We made a bonfire on December 23rd.
- gelemu? | arrive-Q-3s | Has she arrived?
- ibti kurwa nai daqeshan | DAT-2s heart-ACC 1s.GEN give-PST-1s | I gave you my heart.
- ilha eyemwa Meshikanya hayak | 3s-COP.PERM food-ACC Mexican-GEN spice-COM | Mexican food is spicy.
- keshimwa nida shidak yareshbum | person-PL-ACC two-ten serious-COM injure-PP-3pl | Twenty people were seriously injured.
- kushu kapesha lai pawa | bird container-ABL 3s.GEN fly-3s | The bird flies away from his cage.
- mara yemuruk? | when eat-TENT-1pl | When might we eat?
- mawa shabti? | how know-2s | How do you know?
- shabanla | know-1s-NEG | I don't know.
- shabemumti? | know-Q-3pl-2s | Do they know you?
- kish shishimwa urya ayan | five bottle-PL-ACC water-GEN have-1s | I have five bottles of water.
- shum kaye buda? | why be-2s here | Why are you here?
- yemsibda kayeshuk | dining.room-LOC be-PST-1pl | We were in the dining room.