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Updated 23 January, 1998

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    The following is a listing of Roshani words translated into English. These translations were provided thanks to Madina, Roza Zoulfikarbekova (zoulfikarbekova@hotmail.com) , and Guldastasho Muborakshoev (root@ucta.kyrnet.kg) . Please contact them and say "Thank You!"

    Read a description of the Roshani People at the The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire


    English-Roshani
    Afghan aughone
    Afghanistan Aughoniston
    age col
    air avo
    alcohol sharob
    America Amerikoe
    American Amerikoe
    and aat
    answer jawob
    apple moon
    arm ter thust
    army lashkar
    arrive daromad
    Asia Osie
    aunt khola
    baby kudak
    back (body) azabo
    beautiful khushrui
    bed karaot
    belly button (navel) nof
    big gholla
    bird wetheech
    black tar
    blood khun
    blue neela
    bone cetkhun
    book ketob
    bowl dugova
    boy ghetha
    bra ceena bandak
    bread gartha
    brother verro
    brown vur
    butt sharthed
    car moshen
    cat pesh
    cheek podbarodok
    chest sena
    chicken chakh
    chin pes
    China khitoi
    Chinese khitoe
    city khar
    clock soat
    conversation chaq-chaq
    copper neelarang
    could baft
    cow zhou
    crazy thewn
    cup cheena
    dark torak
    day mith
    dead murtha
    do, to do, doing chigo
    doctor dukhtur
    dog kod
    door deve
    dress ganek kurta
    drink (to drink) breshto
    drugs doru
    Dushanbe Doshanbe
    Eagle ukob
    ear rruhl
    eight washt
    enemy dush'man
    English Anglise
    Europe Europe
    eye tsaem
    fast tiz
    fat ghavts
    father taat
    feet pothen
    finer nail poth nokhun
    finger angakht
    finger mu thust panga
    fish mwoi
    five pinz'
    food harg
    foot tagov
    fork veelka
    four tsawour
    friend osh'no
    fruit meva
    garbage mycor
    German Namec
    Germany Germaneay
    girl ghats
    glass khisha
    goat khugov
    gold taloa
    good bye khai
    good-looking khushrui
    Gorno-Badakhshan Badakhshon
    government hukumat
    grandfather tatek
    grandmother nanek
    grass wosh
    hair khung
    hand thust
    happy khush
    hat toka
    hate kin
    have, to have yast
    he ya
    head cal
    heart del
    hello salom
    horse vorge
    hot kash
    hour soat
    house cheed
    How are you doing? Tot tsarang?
    how? tzarang?
    hungry mavz
    husband chour
    I love You Yzym ty chevge
    in tar
    insane thewen
    Islam islom
    jacket kurtka
    joke shukh'
    juice sok (rus)
    kill zeedo
    kiss boch
    knife chad
    know famt
    Korea Korea
    Korean Koreic
    Kyrgyz Kargiz
    Kyrgyzstan Kargizston
    lake dariee
    language zv'
    leg poth
    letter (alphabet) arf
    letter (written) arf
    life zindage
    light (color) rukh
    light (weight) sabuk
    like hush
    listen nighishto
    live zindage chido
    liver jegar
    love ishq
    love zhivchash'
    lungs khukh
    me az moh
    meal awqot
    mean mane
    medicine doru
    milk khuvd
    minute daqiqa
    month mest
    months mesten
    moon mest
    mother naan
    mountain kooh
    mouse purg
    mouth rrav
    movie keeno
    muscle muchkuen
    music musiki
    Muslim musulmon
    name nom
    naughty bexenyr
    navel nof
    near nazdek
    neck mak
    nine naw
    nomads becheed odamen
    nose nedz
    okay, bye khai pas
    one iw
    opium afun
    orange apelsin
    page ketoh varak
    Pamiri pomere
    Pamirs Badakhshon
    Pamirs pamere
    pen kalam
    pencil kalam
    plate tarelka
    police militia (rus)
    pretty (as in "pretty" girl) khagh
    purple neelufar
    question sawol
    Ramadan Ramazon
    red rusht
    religion din
    river daryo
    road pand
    Roshani rekheane
    ruby yoqut
    rug koleen
    Russia rossiya
    Russian (language) russe
    Russian (people) russen
    school maktab
    second sonia
    seven uvd
    sewing unseevdov
    she ya
    sheep mag
    shirt kurta
    shoes but
    short kut
    shoulder cevd
    Shugni shughnone
    sick kasal
    silver nukrage
    sister takh
    sister yakh
    six khouw
    skin pust
    skinny kok
    skirt iubka
    skull tu kel cetkhun
    sky osmon
    small dzulek
    smart akledor
    snow jnich
    snow zhenedj
    socks cheereb
    speak luvdo
    spleen celezunka
    spoon cheebak
    store magazin
    story tarikh
    story tarikh
    student donishgu
    study sheto
    stupid beakle
    sun khor
    sword nemo
    Tajik tajik
    Tajik tojeke
    Tajikistan Tojikiston
    tall bland
    Tatar Tatar
    Tatarstan Tatarstan
    tea choi
    teacher molem
    teeth thendun
    television (appliance) televizor
    television (broadcast) televidenie (rus)
    ten thos
    the no word
    think fikr
    thirsty tushna
    three arai
    throat noi
    thumb my gula angekht
    today nur
    toe mu rrula poth panga
    tomorrow sabo
    tongue zav
    travel mebaxshi
    tree darakht
    TV telvizor
    ugly bezeb
    uncle kholak
    understand famt
    underwear trucak
    Uzbek Uzbuk
    Uzbekistan Uzbakeston
    vein rag
    war thead
    water khats
    we mash
    weather awo
    week afta
    what? cheeze
    When? tzavakht?
    where? kae?
    where? kande?
    white safed
    who? chai?
    why? cheezard?
    wife gan
    window tok
    wolf urg
    wood thuork
    word kalim
    write nivish
    year sol
    yellow zeerd
    yesterday byo
    you toh
     
    Roshani-English
    aat and
    afta week
    afun opium
    akledor smart
    Amerikoe America
    Amerikoe American
    angakht finger
    Anglise English
    apelsin orange
    arai three
    arf letter (alphabet)
    arf letter (written)
    aughone Afghan
    Aughoniston Afghanistan
    avo air
    awo weather
    awqot meal
    az moh me
    azabo back (body)
    Badakhshon Gorno-Badakhshan
    Badakhshon Pamirs
    baft could
    beakle stupid
    becheed odamen nomads
    bexenyr naughty
    bezeb ugly
    bland tall
    boch kiss
    breshto drink (to drink)
    but shoes
    byo yesterday
    cal head
    ceena bandak bra
    celezunka spleen
    cetkhun bone
    cevd shoulder
    chad knife
    chai? who?
    chakh chicken
    chaq-chaq conversation
    cheebak spoon
    cheed house
    cheena cup
    cheereb socks
    cheezard? why?
    cheeze what?
    chigo do, to do, doing
    choi tea
    chour husband
    col age
    daqiqa minute
    darakht tree
    dariee lake
    daromad arrive
    daryo river
    del heart
    deve door
    din religion
    donishgu student
    doru drugs
    doru medicine
    Doshanbe Dushanbe
    dugova bowl
    dukhtur doctor
    dush'man enemy
    dzulek small
    Europe Europe
    famt know
    famt understand
    fikr think
    gan wife
    ganek kurta dress
    gartha bread
    Germaneay Germany
    ghats girl
    ghavts fat
    ghetha boy
    gholla big
    harg food
    hukumat government
    hush like
    ishq love
    islom Islam
    iubka skirt
    iw one
    jawob answer
    jegar liver
    jnich snow
    kae? where?
    kalam pen
    kalam pencil
    kalim word
    kande? where?
    karaot bed
    Kargiz Kyrgyz
    Kargizston Kyrgyzstan
    kasal sick
    kash hot
    keeno movie
    ketob book
    ketoh varak page
    khagh pretty (as in "pretty" girl)
    khai good bye
    khai pas okay, bye
    khar city
    khats water
    khisha glass
    khitoe Chinese
    khitoi China
    khola aunt
    kholak uncle
    khor sun
    khouw six
    khugov goat
    khukh lungs
    khun blood
    khung hair
    khush happy
    khushrui beautiful
    khushrui good-looking
    khuvd milk
    kin hate
    kod dog
    kok skinny
    koleen rug
    kooh mountain
    Korea Korea
    Koreic Korean
    kudak baby
    kurta shirt
    kurtka jacket
    kut short
    lashkar army
    luvdo speak
    mag sheep
    magazin store
    mak neck
    maktab school
    mane mean
    mash we
    mavz hungry
    mebaxshi travel
    mest month
    mest moon
    mesten months
    meva fruit
    militia (rus) police
    mith day
    molem teacher
    moon apple
    moshen car
    mu rrula poth panga toe
    mu thust panga finger
    muchkuen muscle
    murtha dead
    musiki music
    musulmon Muslim
    mwoi fish
    my gula angekht thumb
    mycor garbage
    naan mother
    Namec German
    nanek grandmother
    naw nine
    nazdek near
    nedz nose
    neela blue
    neelarang copper
    neelufar purple
    nemo sword
    nighishto listen
    nivish write
    nof belly button (navel)
    nof navel
    noi throat
    nom name
    nukrage silver
    nur today
    osh'no friend
    Osie Asia
    osmon sky
    pamere Pamirs
    pand road
    pes chin
    pesh cat
    pinz' five
    podbarodok cheek
    pomere Pamiri
    poth leg
    poth nokhun finer nail
    pothen feet
    purg mouse
    pust skin
    rag vein
    Ramazon Ramadan
    rekheane Roshani
    rossiya Russia
    rrav mouth
    rruhl ear
    rukh light (color)
    rusht red
    russe Russian (language)
    russen Russian (people)
    sabo tomorrow
    sabuk light (weight)
    safed white
    salom hello
    sawol question
    sena chest
    sharob alcohol
    sharthed butt
    sheto study
    shughnone Shugni
    shukh' joke
    soat clock
    soat hour
    sok (rus) juice
    sol year
    sonia second
    taat father
    tagov foot
    tajik Tajik
    takh sister
    taloa gold
    tar black
    tar in
    tarelka plate
    tarikh story
    tarikh story
    Tatar Tatar
    Tatarstan Tatarstan
    tatek grandfather
    televidenie (rus) television (broadcast)
    televizor television (appliance)
    telvizor TV
    ter thust arm
    thead war
    thendun teeth
    thewen insane
    thewn crazy
    thos ten
    thuork wood
    thust hand
    tiz fast
    toh you
    tojeke Tajik
    Tojikiston Tajikistan
    tok window
    toka hat
    torak dark
    Tot tsarang? How are you doing?
    trucak underwear
    tsaem eye
    tsawour four
    tu kel cetkhun skull
    tushna thirsty
    tzarang? how?
    tzavakht? When?
    ukob Eagle
    unseevdov sewing
    urg wolf
    uvd seven
    Uzbakeston Uzbekistan
    Uzbuk Uzbek
    veelka fork
    verro brother
    vorge horse
    vur brown
    washt eight
    wetheech bird
    wosh grass
    ya he
    ya she
    yakh sister
    yast have, to have
    yoqut ruby
    Yzym ty chevge I love You
    zav tongue
    zeedo kill
    zeerd yellow
    zhenedj snow
    zhivchash' love
    zhou cow
    zindage life
    zindage chido live
    zv' language
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