Tuesday, December 17, 2013

SAY IT IN IVATAN!


-          Kapian kapa nu Dius… Hello! (God Bless You)
…chamavukhas – Good Morning
…chamakuyab – Good Afternoon
…chamahep – Good Evening
-          Dius!!! – Anybody home? (used when one arrives at another house)
-          Pas!!! Or May pasdep kamu – Come In. (rejoinder to Dius)
-          Ango Ngaran Mu? – What’s your name?
-          Ango Parinen Muaya? – What are you doing?
-          Dinu ngayan mu? – Where are you going?
-          Dius Mavidin – God be with you (to someone staying)
-          Dius Machivan – God be with you (to someone leaving)
-          Dius Mamajes – God will repay you or simply “Thank you”
-          Ara ka mangu? – How are you?
-          Taytu mapya – I’m fine
-          Ichaddao Ku Imu! – I love you!
-          Mirupirwa tana! – till we meet again!
-          Avek dana! – Good Bye!

-          Mavid – Beautiful
-          Marayi – far
-          Masngen – near
-          Aru – Many
-          Arava – None
-          Mayhahaw – Few
-          On/Owun – Yes
-          Umba – No
-          Katen – I don’t Know
-          Vavahyen – Tell
-          Vatahen – Say
-          Mayayu – Run
-          Mayam – Walk
-          Mavidin – Stay
-          Mawara – Arrive/Born
-          Masuyot – Happy
-          Ma-waw – Thirsty
-          Mapteng – Hungry
-          Ipapanmu – Inform
-          Matimuy – Raining
-          Makuhat – Warm
-          Mayaraw – Sunny
-          Masalawsaw – Windy
-          Mahanebned –Cold

25 comments:

  1. ayan....finally...all the words you taught me were hard to remember hahaha...i will memorize this and on May...Imma say it like a local! ;P

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  2. Arrrgh, late ko nakita 'to... Sayang! :p

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  3. What's the ivatan translation of "my name is..." "what is this" "expensive" "cheap" "discount" "please" "i like that" "i don't like that"?? please answer po, it's just for our school works

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  4. My name is - nu ngaran ko am
    What is this - angu ya
    Expensive - Maynyen
    i like that - chakuy ko ri
    I dont like that - chakuy kuavao ri

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  5. What's in ivatan "God Loves You"
    Please

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  6. what's "chavalai mu aya?"

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    1. It means What are you doing?

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  7. "mavuya ko na saw tawu do chinayapuan ko" means?

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    1. i can see the people the people where im from.

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  8. what’s the meaning of “makayet ta mamedpet.” and “unta imu paw maket?” a friend once tole me this and i dont understand

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  9. What is IM GOING TO CHURCH IN IVATAN

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  10. Patranslate naman po in ivatan "“Do not do unto your fellow man what you do not wish done to you”

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  11. panamek ka lang angu ka
    Ano po meaning nyan thanks po��

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  12. Ano sa ivatan ang happy birthday? Thanks

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  13. Pkitranslate po, hello!I'm fe, proud to represent Ivatan, Batanes.

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    1. hi can you translate aran talinggen am kurbahen ko. Gatus ko.

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  14. hi can you translate aran talinggen am kurbahen ko. Gatus ko.

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  15. Happy birthday in ivatan pls. Thanx😊

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  16. hello!!! can you help me translating "I want to go to school", "really?", "I am happy to hear that!", "congrats"?...Please..thank you in advance

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  17. Proverbs 1:5
    5 let the wise listen and add to their learning,and let the discerning get guidance— can you pls help me translate this?

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  18. Hi... Ano po ang welcome to Batanes in Ivatan language po? ? Thank U. .

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