Some fundamental Assamese phrases are more valuable than others.
Why not concentrate on mastering these words first? We chose to write this post for you specifically for that reason.
The essential Assamese phrases covered in this post will help you communicate better if you’re just beginning to learn Assamese or are already fluent.
If you’re soon traveling to a Assamese-speaking place, these will be especially useful to you.
Basic Assamese Words and Sentences That You Must Know
The following are the basic Assamese words and sentences that you must know:
Múr nam ….
Use this phrase to tell someone your name.
Apunar nam ki?
Use this phrase to ask someone his/her name.
Apunar ki khobor?
Use this phrase to ask someone how he or she is?
Bhal lagil apunak log pai.
Use this phease to tell how much pleased you are to meet someone.
Use this phrase to tell someone that you are fine.
Where’s the toilet / bathroom?
Toilet köt (ase)(nü)?
Use this phrase to ask where the washroom is.
Múr walettú heral.
Use this phrase to tell someone bout losing your wallet.
Olop xohai lage.
Use this phrase to ask for help.
Use this phrase to tell that you are fine.
Use this phrase if you didn’t understand something.
Apuni iŋrazi kôyne?
Use this phrase to ask someone to speak English.
Use this phrase to ask someone from where they are.
Use this phrase to tell someone from where you are.
Use this phrase to ask someone the time.
Lahe Lahe koük
Use this phrase to tell someone to speak slowly.
Basic Assamese words that you should know:
Aponar Bhalne — How do you do?
Khayama Koribo — Excuse me
Hoi — Yes
Nohoi — No
Moy/Muk — I/Me
Tumi — You
Ki — What
Kiyo — Why
Namaskhar — Good Morning (can be used both in the morning and the evening)
Ahu — Goodbye
Dhanyabad — Thank you
Moi Bujisu — I understand
Moi Aito Buja Nai — I do not understand
Tomar/Aponar Nam Ki? — What’s your name?
Mor Bhal — I am fine
Aito Ullakh Nakariba — Don’t mention it
We hope these foundational words and phrases will improve your ability to speak Assamese confidently.
The first few times won’t be simple, so practice is the only and best option.
And always remember to prioritize the most important terms first rather than attempting to memorize all the phrases we shared with you today.