Speak Tatana

Some everyday words

Persons :

Me           -  aku

Mine       -  daki

you          -  okou

Yours      -  dokou

We           -  akai

Ours        -  dami

He/she    -  isio

His/hers - disio

They       -  isiro

Theirs    -  disiro

 

Restaurants : food and drinks:

Chicken               -  daging manuk

Fish                      -  kana

Pork                     -  daging bogok

Rice (cooked)       -  kanon

Water                   -  timug

Cold water           -  timug sarui

Hot water            -  timug malasu

None                    -  koiso

Got or available  -  kiaro/aro

I'm hungry          -  louson aku.

I'm thirsty           -  titinum aku.

 

Greetings/visiting:

How are you?       -  Nunu abar mu?

Fine/good             -  monsoi

Not well                -  kaa' monsoi

Where are you from? - Ombo intad mu?

Stop for a while    - mapit po 

Have a seat           - tudung po

I won't be long      - kaa no mobuoi aku

Let's have a drink - Inum takau

 

 

Family:

Husband         -    kusoi / dangan

Wife                -    andu / dangan

Fiancee           -    tamong

Son                  -   anak kusoi

Daughter         -   anak andu

Brother            -   sulod kusoi

Sister               -    sulod andu

Older brother  -   sulod kusoi motuo

Father              -   apa'

Grandmother   -   adu'