Some fundamental Rajasthani 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 Rajasthani phrases covered in this post will help you communicate better if you’re just beginning to learn Rajasthani or are already fluent.
If you’re soon traveling to a Rajasthani-speaking place, these will be especially useful to you.
Basic Rajasthani Words and Sentences That You Must Know
The following are the basic Rajasthani words and sentences that you must know:
- My name is …
Mharo naam _____ hai
Use this term to tell someone your name.
2. What’s your name?
Tharo naam kai hai?
Use this phrase to ask someone his/her name.
3. How much does this cost?
Kitta/ kitra paisa?
Use this phrase to know the cost of something.
4. How are you?
The kīsa ho?
Use this phrase to ask someone how he or she is?
5. Pleased to meet you
Thāre sun mil’r ānand āyo
Use this phrase to tell how pleased you are to meet someone.
6. Reply to ‘How are you?’
Sab badhiya ba
Use this expression to tell someone that you are fine.
7. Where’s the toilet / bathroom?
Shauchālay kathe hai?
Use this phrase to ask where the washroom is.
8. I lost my wallet.
Mharo batuo gamgyo
Use this phrase to tell someone bout losing your wallet.
9. I need your help.
Mane thari madad chaijhe
Use this phrase to ask for help.
10. Where do you live?
The kathe rahvo ho
Use this phrase to ask where someone lives.
11. Fine, thank you.
Mhe chokhā hān, ābhār
Use this phrase to tell that you are fine.
12. Where is this (name of the place)?
Ā jagyā kathe hai?
Use this phrase to ask about any place like a market or restaurant or shop.
13. I don’t understand.
Mhāri samaj māy koni āve
Use this phrase if you don’t understand something.
14. I can’t speak Rajasthani well.
Manne Rajasthani chokhi tariyān bolni koni aave
Use this phrase to tell someone that you can’t speak Rajasthani.
15. Do you speak English?
Thane ingreji aave hai ke?
Use this phrase to ask someone to speak English.
Basic Rajasthani words that you should know:
- Hello – Ram Ram sa
- Good-bye – Ram Ram
- Forgive me/forgiveness – Khamma-Ghani
- Yes – Haa/hambe/hoy
- No – Na /koni
- My friend how is you – Mhara bhaila, kai hal hai thara?
We hope these foundational words and phrases will improve your ability to speak Rajasthani 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.