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(SENT BY FAHIM KUPE)

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I-- Hav
He-- Tau
She-- Tee
You-- Tu
It-- Tae
A-- Ek
Come-- Yua
Came-- Iílo
Will come-- Aa ta lo
Open-- Ugad
Opened-- Ugale
Will open-- Ugadtalo
Sit-- Bus
Walk-- Chal
Eat-- Khaa
Drink-- Pee
Win-- Jit
Go-- Vach
Run-- Dhav
I go-- Hav vaata
He goes-- Tau vaata
He eats an apple-- Tau saparchand khata
He is eating an apple-- Tau saparchand khat asa
He ate an apple-- Tanaye saparchand khalo
I saw the film last week-- Haave galya atvadyak tau cinema palelo
She came by bus yesterday-- Teay kaal buseen aaleya
They went to the temple-- Ti sagalee devalat galee
He slept the whole night-- Tau sagalee raat nedalolo
He wrote well in the examination-- Tanay parishet barey baralya
He has eaten-- Tanaye kaale
He will eat-- Tav katalo
He will come-- Tav yetalo
What is your name? --Tujhe nav kide?
What --Kide
Your --Tujhe
Name --Nav
What did you do? --Kide kele re tuve ?
What should I do? --Kide karu shakta hav?
What can I do? --Hav kide karu?
What are the questions? --Kasle prashna asa?
What is written in the letter? --Kide barayla tay patrat?
What you had been told? --Kide sanglele te tuka ?
What will be the answer? --Kide uttar astale?
Why did you come? --Kidayak aila re tu?
Why did you sleep? --Kidayak nedlo re tu?
Why did you tell him to go? --Kidayak sangle re tuve taka vachpak?
Why did he bring the bag? --Kidayak Tanya bag hardlele?
Why did she pay the money? --Kidayak tinaye paishe dilya?
Why did they sit there? --Kidayak tey thay basle?
Why do you drive the car? --Kidayak tu gadi chalayta
Why are they late for the meeting? --Kidayak tey meetingek uuchira ailay?
How did you come? --Kaso ailo re tu?
How did you sleep? --Kaso needlo re tu ?
How did you drive? --Kashi chalayle re tuve gadi?
How did you write? --Kashe baraile re tuve?
How many apples are there in my hand? --Kitle apple mahjaa hatat asa?
How many did you take? --Kitle getle tuve?
How much did he pay you? --Kitle diley re tuve?
How much distance to go? --Kitle aani vachpak zai ?
Which way did you come? --Khancha rastayn tu ailo?
Which is your favourite colour? --Kaslo colour tuka av?
In which room did you sleep? --Khanche kholeet tu nidlolo?
Which story did you tell? --Khanchi gazal tuve saanglele?
Which is the sweetest fruit? --Khanche faal saglek goad?
Which is the best newspaper in Hindi? --Khancho hindi vrutpatr saglack baro?
Which Indian state has the largest population? --Kanchi Indian rajyaat saglack jast loksankya asa?
Where did you come from? --Khanchan ailo re tu?
Where did you sleep? --Khay nidlo re tu?
Where is the managerís cabin? --Khay aasa managerache cabin?
Where should I go? --Khay vachu aahav?
Whom should I contact? --Konak melpak zai maka?
Is it a book? --Haye pustak kaay kidye?
It is a book --Tey pustakach
Is it the answer? --Haye tache uttar kaay kidye?
It is the answer --Te uttarch
Will you come with me? --Yata re tu majay barobar?
I shall come with you. --Hav yata tuja barobar.
Can you give me your pen? --Tu maka tuche pen deevu shakata?
Can you lift the box? --Tu te petee ukaloo shakata?
Can you write the exam? --Tu parikcha divu shakata?
Did you have your lunch? --Tuje javaan zale?

(SENT BY NAWAZ HAINDADAY, BOMBAY)

KOKANI SENTENCE
Bes zhaila key tuni apley bachey lokhanshi koknila bolacha sochley. Apley la pahijey ki kokni zabaan apley baadchey peedhi la samjhel.

TRANSLATION IN URDU & ENGLISH WORD TO WORD
Bes (acha)(good) zhaila(keya)(did) key (kay)(that) tuni (tumne)(you) apley (apnay)(your) bachey (bachay)(children) lokhanshi (logou kay leye)(for the) koknila (kokani may)(in kokani) bolacha (bolnay ka)(to speak) sochley (socha)(thought). Apley (Apnay) (should)la (ko)(we) pahijey (chaheye)(want) ki (kay)(to) kokni (kokani) zabaan (zaban)(language) apley (apnay) (our)baadchey (baad ke)(next) peedhi (peere) (generation)la (bhe) samjhel (samjhay)(understand).

ENGLISH TRANSLATION
It was done good that you thought of speaking to your children in kokani. We want kokani language to be understood by our next generation.

(SENT BY DR. FAROOQ REHMAN BOAT)

" Kai bes haon naa?" That means "How are you."
The answer will be
"Ho baa, tumhi kashe haon." That means "Oh yes, how are you?"