Some fundamental Sindhi 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 Sindhi phrases covered in this post will help you communicate better if you’re just beginning to learn Sindhi or are already fluent.
If you’re soon traveling to a Sindhi-speaking place, these will be especially useful to you.
Basic Sindhi Words and Sentences That You Must Know
The following are the basic Sindhi words and sentences that you must know:
Assalam O Alaikum [ السلام عليڪم]
To greet someone or in place of hello, you can use this phrase.
2. How are you?
Kehra haal aahin [توهان ڪيئن آهيو]
If you want to ask someone if he or she is fine using this phrase
3. Fine. Thanks.
Sab Theek Ahay[سڀ ٺيڪ آهي]
Use this phrase to tell someone that you are fine.
4. What is your name?
Awhaan jo nalo chha aahe? [توهان جو نالو ڇا آهي]
To ask someone’s name formally, use this phrase.
5. My name is ______ .
Muhenjo Nalo ……….. Aahe [منهنجو نالو آهي]
To tell someone your name uses this phrase.
6. Nice to meet you.
Awhaan saan mili Khushi Thi[توهان سان ملي خوشي ٿي]
To tell someone you are pleased by meeting someone, use this phrase.
7. I can’t speak Sindhi [well].
Maan sindhi sikhan ji koshis kare rahyo aahyan
[مان سنڌي نٿو ڳالهائي سگهان]
To tell someone you don’t know Sindhi use this phrase.
8. I don’t understand.
Maan ko nahi samjhis
]مان ڪونهه سمجهيس]
Use this phrase to tell that you are unable to understand something.
9. Where is the toilet?
Toilet Kithey aahey?
ٽوائلٽ ڪٿي آهي
To ask about the washroom, use this phrase.
Other important Sindhi phrases:
10. What is your phone number?
Awhaan jo number chhaa aahey?
[توهان جو فون نمبر ڇا آهي]
If you want to have someone’s phone number, you can use the above phrase.
11. See you soon
Jaladī milon chha
جلد ئي ملون ٿا
To tell someone you’ll meet or see someone soon, you can use the above phrase.
12. Can you help me?
Chha Awhan muhenji madad kanda?
ڇا توهان منهنجي مدد ڪري سگهو ٿا
If you need/ want to help someone, you can use this phrase.
13. How much does this/that cost?
Hi ketre jo aahe (Hin je keemat chha aahe)?
ان جي قيمت ڪيتري آهي
To know the cost of something, use this phrase.
14. Where is food?
Khado kithey aahe?
مان بکيو آهيان
If you are hungry and you want to tell someone, use this phrase.
Basic Sindhi words that you should know:
- Hello – Assalam O Alaikum
- Yes – Ha
- No – Na
- Thanks – Meharbani
- Excuse me (to get past) – Maaf Kajo Rasto Dijo
- Excuse me (to get information) – Maaf Kajo
- My name is ……. – Muhenjo Nalo …….. aahe
- What is your name? – Awhaan jo nalo chha aahe?
- Pleased to meet you – Awhaan saan mili Khushi Thi
- How much does this cost? – Hi ketre jo aahe (Hin je keemat chha aahe?
- Can you help me please? – Chha Awhan muhenji madad kanda?
- I am trying to learn Sindhi (Male) – Maan sindhi sikhan ji koshis kare rahyo aahyan?
- I am trying to learn Sindhi (Female) – Maan sindhi sikhan ji koshis kare rahi aahyan?
- Sorry – Maaf Kajo
- Please – Mehrbani
- Goodbye – Allah Wahi
- Good morning – Subho Bakhair
- Good afternoon – Assalam o Alaikum
- Good evening – Sham Jo Salam
We hope these foundational words and phrases will improve your ability to speak Sindhi 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.