A brief list of useful Assyrian travel phrases
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These translations indicate how to say the word phonetically.

hello = SHLAMA-LUKH (m) SHLAMA-LAKH (f) SHLAMA-LOU-KHUN (pl)
goodbye = POOSH-B-SHENNA (m or f) POOSHUN-B-SHENA (pl)
please =IN-BAS-MA-LOOKH (m) IN-BAS-MA-LAHK (f) IN-BAS-MA-LOKHUN (pl)
thank you = BA-SEE-MA (m) BA-SIM-TA (f) BA-SEE-MEH (pl)
it is nice to meet you = KH-DEE-LEE B-KH-ZE-TOO-KHUN (pl)
take me to my hotel = LA-BILL-LEE L-HO-TEL-EE
where is the bathroom = EE-CHE-LA HUM-MUM
how much does this cost = A-HA B-CHMA-LA
help = HA-YAR-TA
doctor = DOO-KH-TUR
police = POO-LEE-SA
pharmacy = BET-DIR-MA-NEH
taxi = TAXI
train = MAA-SHEE-NAH
subway = MAA-SHEE-NAH D-KHOOT AR-RA
bus = BUS
street = AA-LOO-LAH
left = SIM-MA-LA
right = YAM-NAH
middle = PEE-PAL-GAH
under = KHOO-TAH
beef = BIS-RA D TOW-RA
chicken = CH-TE-TA
lamb = BIS-RA D-IR-BA
fish = NOO-NA
pork = BIS-RA D-KHZOO-RA
veal = WEAL
ham = HAM
broil = BOO-SHLA L-NOO-RA
bake = BOO-SHLA L-NOO-RA
boil = SHLEE-KA
fry = KIL-YA
vegetable = KHUD-RA
fruit = PE-KA
salad = ZA-LA-TA
bread = LAKH-MA
cheese = GOOP-TA
rice = RIZ-ZA
potato = POO-TE-TA
soup = SOUP
chocolate = CHOK-LET
dessert = KHIL-YOO-TA
coffee = KA-WAH
tea = CHAY
milk = KHAL-WA
beer = BEER-A
purified water =MEE-YA M-SUP-YEH
read = QREE
write = K-TOO
teach = MA_LIP
peace = SHLA-MA
love = KHUB-BA


Last revision: September 2, 2003
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