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naaiv

 

 

this/here

2

naaic

that

there

ask

3

se

(to be) is

4

haaix

which

some

any

who

where

what

used as an indefinite or interrogative pronoun

5

nyungc

kind/thing/type

6

haaix nyungc

what kind/thing/type

which kind/thing/type

7

Naaiv/Naaic/Wuov se haaix nyungc?

What is that/this? Lit - This/That is which thing?

8

hnangv haaix nor

how

9

gorngv

(to) say/speak

10

Hnangv haaix nor gorngv?

How do you say?

11

tov

please/beg

12

meih

you

13

aengx

again

(sometimes) and 

14

gorngv

(to) say/speak

15

nzunc

time

16

donc

slow

17

deix

some

a little

a few

a small amount

18

Tov meih aengx gorngv nzunc donc deix?

Please, can you say (it) a little slower? fai Please, can you say (it another) time a little slower? Lit - Please you again say time slow a little?

19

meih

you

20

yiem

ARE (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

 

21

longx

good

22

nyei fai

yes/no - interrogative

23

Meih yiem longx nyei fai?

How are you? You are good yes/no?

Lit: You staying/living well?

24

yie

I

25

yiem

AM (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

26

longx

good

27

nyei

"a particle indicating the continuation of an existing state or action" as in - (Yie yiem longx nyei/I am good nyei...............)

28

Yie yiem longx nyei

I am good.....................

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meih

you

30

nyei

"a particle indicating possession by the preceding noun or noun phrase" - it causes the preceding noun to posses something

31

mboux

name; to tell

32

heuc

CALLED (to) call

33

haaix

which

some

any

who

where

what

used as an indefinite or interrogative pronoun

34

nyungc

type/kind/thing

35

meih nyei

your/yours

36

haaix nyungc

what kind/thing/type

which kind/thing/type

37

Meih nyei mbuox heuc haaix nyungc?

What is your name? Lit - Your name called what?

38

yie

I

39

nyei

"a particle indicating possession by the preceding noun or noun phrase" - it causes the preceding noun to posses something

40

mbuox

name; to tell

41

heuc

CALLED (to) call

42

yie nyei

My/mine

43

Yie nyei mbuox heuc . . .

My name is . . . Lit - My name called . . .

44

weic

FOR/to

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haaix

which

some

any

who

where

which

what

used as an indefinite or interrogative pronoun

46

diuc

reason

47

oix

(to) want/like

48

hoqc

(to) learn

49

gorngv

(to) say/speak

50

mienh

people

51

waac

LANGUAGE/word

52

weic haaix diuc

why

Lit- for what reason

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Mienh waac

Mien language

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Weic haaix diuc oix hoqc gorngv Mienh waac?

Why do you want to learn Mien? Lit - For which reason want learn speak Mien language?

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yie

I

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oix

(to) want

57

hoqc

(to) learn

58

gorngv

(to) say/speak

59

mienh

people

60

waac

LANGUAGE/word

61

Yie oix hoqc gorngv Mienh waac.

I want to learn to speak Mien Lit - I want (to) learn (to) speak Mien language

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meih

you

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yiem

ARE (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

64

haaix

which

some

any

who

where

what

used as an indefinite of interrogative pronoun

65

norm

CLASSIFIER - 1. round or rectangular things in general 2. birds, fowl, turtles 3. time words (e.g. day, week, month) 4. PLACES (e.g. villages, towns, provinces, COUNTRIES) 5. some fruits & vegetables 6. souls, illnesses, dreams Best translation most of the time may be - ONE -

66

deic-bung

country

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daaih

(to) come (from)

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Meih yiem haaix norm deic-bung daaih?

What country do you come from? Lit - You are which one country come (from)?

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yie

I

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yiem

AM (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

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...deic-bung

(name of country) COUNTRY (e.g. Taaiv deic-bung/Thailand)

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daaih

(to) come (from)

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Yie yiem ...deic-bung daaih.

I am from ...country. Lit - I from (country of choice) country come.

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meih

you

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haih

CAN (to) be able

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gorngv

(to) say/speak

77

mbu'ziex

how many/much

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nyungc

KIND(S)/type/thing

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waac

LANGUAGE(S)/word

80

Meih haih gorngv mbu'ziex nyungc waac?

How many languages can you speak? Lit - You can speak how many kinds (of) languages

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yie

I

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haih

CAN (to) be able

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gorngv

(to) say/speak

84

nyungc

KIND(S)/type/thing

85

waac

LANGUAGE(S)/word

86

Yie haih gorngv ### nyungc waac.

I can speak ### languages. Lit - I can speak ### kinds (of) languages.

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yie

I

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meih

you

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ninh

he/she

90

mbuo

we/us - inclusive

91

yie mbuo

we/us - exclusive

92

meih mbuo

you - plural; you(s); you guys; you girls

93

ninh mbuo

they/them

94

gorngv

(to) say/speak

95

mingh

(to) go

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oix

(to) want/like

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maaih

(to) have

98

haih

(to) be able to; can

99

mv baac

but; however; never the less; rather

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naaic

THAT/there; to ask

101

se

IS (to) be

102

maiv

NOT/no

103

heic

easy

104

duqv

(to) get (to); achieve

105

hoqc

(to) learn

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Mv baac naaic se maiv heic duqv hoqc.

But, it's not easy to learn. Lit - But, that is not easy to get to learn.

107

 

 

this/here

 

naaiv

108

that

there

ask

naaic

109

(to be) is

se

110

what/which

haaix

111

kind/thing/type

nyungc

112

what

haaix nyungc

113

What is this/that? Lit - This/That is which thing?

Naaiv/Naaic/Wuov se haaix nyungc?

114

how

hnangv haaix nor

115

(to) say/speak

gorngv

116

How do you say?

Hnangv haaix nor gorngv?

117

please

tov

118

you

meih

119

again

(sometimes) and

aengx

120

(to) say/speak

gorngv

121

time

nzunc

122

slow

donc

123

some a little a few a small amount

deix

124

Please, can you say (it) a little slower? fai Please, can you say (it another) time a little slower? Lit - Please you again say time slow a little?

Tov meih aengx gorngv nzunc donc deix?

125

you

meih

126

ARE (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist 

also: in fai at (when refering to the location of a scripture)

yiem

127

good

longx

128

yes/no - interrogative

nyei fai

129

How are you? You are good yes/no?

Meih yiem longx nyei fai?

130

I

yie

131

AM (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

yiem

132

good

longx

133

"a particle indicating the continuation of an existing state or action" as in - (Yie yiem longx nyei/I am good nyei...............)

nyei

134

I am good.....................

Yie yiem longx nyei

135

you

meih

136

"a particle indicating possession by the preceding noun or noun phrase" - it causes the preceding noun to posses something

nyei

137

name

mboux

138

CALLED (to) call

heuc

139

which

haaix

140

TYPE/kind/thing

nyungc

141

your

meih nyei

142

what

haaix nyungc

143

What is your name? Lit - Your name called what?

Meih nyei mbuox heuc haaix nyungc?

144

I

yie

145

"a particle indicating possession by the preceding noun or noun phrase" - it causes the preceding noun to posses something

nyei

146

name

mbuox

147

CALLED (to) call

heuc

148

My

yie nyei

149

My name is Lit - My name called

Yie nyei mbuox heuc

150

FOR/to

weic

151

which

haaix

152

reason

diuc

153

(to) want

oix

154

(to) learn

hoqc

155

(to) say/speak

gorngv

156

mien Lit- people

mienh

157

LANGUAGE/word

waac

158

why

Lit - for what reason

weic haaix diuc

159

Mien language

mienh waac

160

Why do you want to learn Mien? Lit - For which reason want learn speak Mien language?

Weic haaix diuc oix hoqc gorngv Mienh waac?

161

I

yie

162

(to) want

oix

163

(to) learn

hoqc

164

(to) say/speak

gorngv

165

Mien

mienh

166

LANGUAGE/word

waac

167

I want to learn to speak Mien Lit - I want (to) learn (to) speak Mien language

Yie oix hoqc gorngv Mienh waac.

168

you

meih

169

ARE (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

yiem

170

which

haaix

171

CLASSIFIER - 1. round or rectangular things in general 2. birds, fowl, turtles 3. time words (e.g. day, week, month) 4. PLACES (e.g. villages, towns, provinces, COUNTRIES) 5. some fruits & vegetables 6. souls, illnesses, dreams Best translation most of the time may be - ONE -

norm

172

country

deic-bung

173

(to) come (from)

daaih

174

What country do you come from? Lit - You are which one country come (from)?

Meih yiem haaix norm deic-bung daaih?

175

I

yie

176

AM (as in - "[TO BE] in a certain condition) {like estar as opposed to ser in Spanish for those of you who understand} also - to stay/reside/live/exist

yiem

177

(name of country) COUNTRY (e.g. Taaiv deic-bung/Thailand)

...deic-bung

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(to) come (from)

daaih

179

I am from ...country Lit - I from (country of choice) country come

Yie yiem ...deic-bung daaih

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you

meih

181

CAN (to) be able

haih

182

(to) say/speak

gorngv

183

how many

mbu'ziex

184

KIND(S)/type/thing

nyungc

185

LANGUAGE(S)/word

waac

186

How many languages can you speak? Lit - You can speak how many kinds (of) languages

Meih haih gorngv mbu'ziex nyungc waac?

187

I

yie

188

CAN (to) be able

haih

189

(to) say/speak

gorngv

190

KIND(S)/type/thing

nyungc

191

LANGUAGE(S)/word

waac

192

I can speak ### languages Lit - I can speak ### kinds (of) languages

Yie haih gorngv ### nyungc waac

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I

yie

194

you

meih

195

he/she

ninh

196

we/us - inclusive

mbuo

197

we/us - exclusive

yie mbuo

198

you - plural; you(s); you guys; you girls

meih mbuo

199

they/them

ninh mbuo

200

(to) say/speak

gorngv

201

(to) go

mingh

202

(to) want

oix

203

(to) have

maaih

204

(to) be able to; can

haih

205

but; however; never the less; rather

mv baac

206

THAT/there

naaic

207

IS (to) be

se

208

NOT/no

maiv

209

easy

heic

210

(to) get (to); achieve

duqv

211

(to) learn

hoqc

212

But, it's not easy to learn Lit - But, that is not easy to get to learn

Mv baac naaic se maiv heic duqv hoqc