Simple Newari words

Here we’ve listed some simple Newari words which are used daily. Learn and save NepalBhasa for you and for upcoming generation. Don’t get confused with Nepalbhasa. Proper form/official form of Newari is Nepalbhasa. It’s our duty to save our language, our identity and we can do so by learning. It will be easy for you to learn if you practice daily.

Yes: Khah
No: Ma-khu
Air: phay
Alive: Mwa
All: Da-kkow
Ash: Nau
Baby: Ma-cha
Babies: Mas-ta
Back: Lyune
Basket: Daa-laa
Beans: Bu-bah
Bell: Gaah
Best Wishes: Bhin-tu-naa
Betel leaf: Gwaah
Betel nut: gway
Blood: He
Brick: aa-pa/ah-pa
Bridge: Tah
Broom: Tu-phi
Bore: Mhai-pu-se
Book: Sa-fu
Boy: Mi-ja
Butterfly: Lap-cha
Cap: Ta-pu-li
Cat: Bhau-cha
Catch: Jwah
Carry: Ku-bu
Clay: Cha
Clean: Ya-chu
Clouds: su-payh
Chicken meat: Khai-la
Comb: Ka-ki-cha
Coming: Wala
Cooking pot: Ka-sah-ri
Cold: Khwau
Come: Wa
Cup: khowla
Dead: Si-tah
Dinner plate: Day-ma
Dream: Mha-ga-sha
Dry meat: Suku-la
Dog: khi-cha
Don’t have: Maru
Don’t know: Ma-shu
Don’t do that! Yae-ma-tay
Don’t go: wa-nae ma-tay
Down: Kway
Eat: Nah
Easy: Ah-pu
Effort: Ku-tah
Egg: Khey
Farm: Buu
Fat: Gwa-ra
Far: Ta-pa
Feast: Bhway
Fine: Ba-laah
Fire: Mi
Fish: Nya
Free: Sit-kah
Friend: Pasa
Frog: bya-cha
Front: Nhya-ne
Ghost: Khya
Girl: Mi-sha
Give: Ha-ji
Go: Hu
God: Dhya
Gone: Wa-na
Got it: She-la
Hair: sah
Hate: Ma-yah
Hard: Thaku
Heavy: Jhya-tu
Help: Gwa-li
Hide: Su
Hold: Jwah
Hole: Pwa
Hot: Ta-nwa
House: Chhey
Hug: Ghay-pu
Hungry: nay-pi-tya
Hurry: Yak-nah
Idiot: Gwa-jyah
Iron: Nah
Ice: Chwa-pu
It’s not okey: Ma-jiu
Isn’t it?: Ma-khu-la ?
Joke: Khya-li
Key: Tah-cha
Kitchen knife: Ku-inn
Kites: Bhut-mali
Kill: Shya
Lane: Galli
Leaves: hah
Liar: Bay-maan
Like: Yah
Love: Ma-ti-na
Lover: Ya-zu
Lunch: Jyah-naa
Maybe: Khae-fu
Meat: La
Milk: Du-ru
Minced meat: Chu-la
Money: Dhe-ba/Dhya-ba
Monk: Bhan-tay
Moon: Timila
Namaste: Jwa-ja-la-pa
Near: Sa-tie
Noise: Ha-sha
Oil: Chi-kah
Okey: Jiu
Pain: Shyah
Pan: Ta-kya
Paper: Bhwah
Photo: Ki-pa
Pickup: Lwoh
Pitcher: Ghah
Please come in: Jhaa-saa
Please have a seat: Di-sah
Pocket: Mhi-cha
Pond: Pu-khu
Put: Te
Quite: Ha-lay-ma-tay
Rat: Chu
Rice: Jaki (cooked rice – ja)
Rain: Wa
River: Khu-si
Run: Bhyae-hu
Road: Lah
Rope: Khi-pah
Root: ha
Salty: Chi-lu
Sand: Phe
Say: Dha
Shadow: Ki-pa-li
Shame: Ma-cha
Sky: sar-ga
Sleep: Dh-ya
Snack: Tuch-cha
Smile: Nhyu
Smoke: kuh
Stand: Dah
Stone: Lwah
Soap: Sa-bwah
Sometimes: Gab-leh Gab-leh
Spoon: Cham-cha
Stars: Nau
Stick: Ka-the
Straw mat: Su-ku
Straight ahead: Ta-pyan-ka
Stone: Lwoh
Stove: Bhu-tu
Sun: sur-dhya
Sunlight: Ni-bha
Sweet: Chaku
Tasty: Sa
Tears: khwo-bi
Temple: Day-gha
Thief: Khu
Thik: Khwa-tu
Thin: Salu
Thank you: Su-bhaay
Time: ee
Tree: Si-ma
Tree branches: Si-ma ka-cha
Try: ku-tah
Umbrella: Ku-sa
Up: chway
Utensils: Tha-la-ba-la
Useless: Jya-lay-mazu
Village: Gah
Wage: Jay-la
Wait: Ah-shay
Wake up: Dah
Water: lah
Warm: Lu-mu
Waste; Si-tee
Welcome: La-sa-ku-sa
Well: Tun-chhi
White: Tu-yu
Whole: Da-kwah
Wood: Si
Work: jya

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