Some basic questions and answers


Question / answer
Q) Ita nia naran sa?
A) Ha'u nia naran Mike
Q) Ita husi ne'be?
A) Ha'u husi Sydney
Q) Ita hela iha-ne'be?
A) Ha'u hela Dili
Q) Saida maka ne'e
A) Ita ne'e kadernu
Q) Saida maka ne'eba
A) Ita ne'eba livru

Pronounced
Ee-tar ne-ar nararn sar
How ne-ar nararn Mike
Ee-tar hoosee naybay
How husi Sydney
Ee-tar haylar ee-ha naybay
How haylar Dili
Syeeda marka nay-ay
Ee-tar nay-ay karderrnue
Syeeda marka nay-aybar
Ee-tar nay-aybar leevrue

Meaning
What is your name?
My name is Mike
Where are you from?
I am from Sydney
Where do you live?
I live in Dili
What is this (here)
It is a notebook (here)
What is that (over there)
It is a book (there)

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