Saturday, June 29, 2013

Relationship: English - Mizo tawng

Mizo kids play football in evening
Let's learn relationship in Mizo tawng (language) with examples:

English: Mother
Mizo tawng: Nu
Example: English: My mother, Mizo tawng: Ka Nu, English: His/Her mother , Mizo tawng: A Nu

English:Father
Mizo tawng:Pa
Example: English: My father, Mizo tawng: Ka Pa , English: His/Her father  , Mizo tawng: A pa

English: Son
Mizo tawng: Fapa
Example: English: My son , Mizo tawng: Ka fapa , English: His/Her son , Mizo tawng: A fapa

English: Daughter
Mizo tawng: Fanu
Example: English: My daughter , Mizo tawng: Ka fanu , English: His/Her daughter , Mizo tawng: A fanu

English: Elder brother
Mizo tawng:Unaupa/ Unaupa upazawk/ U
Example: English: This is my elder brother , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka u (unaupa) a nih hi

English:Younger brother
Mizo tawng:Unaupa/ Unaupa naupang/ Nau
Example: English: This is my younger brother , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka nau (unaupa) a nih hi 

English:Brother
Mizo tawng:Unaupa
Example: English: This is my brother , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka unaupa a nih hi

English: Sister
Mizo tawng:Unaunu
Example: English: This is my sister , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka unaunu anih hi

English: Elder Sister
Mizo tawng:Unaunu/ Unaunu upa zawk/ U
Example: English: This is my elder sister, Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka u (unaunu) a nih hi

English:Younger Sister
Mizo tawng:Unaunu/ Unaunu naupang zawk/ Nau
Example: English: This is my younger sister , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka nau (unaunu) a nih hi

English:Grand father
Mizo tawng: Pu
Example: English: This is my grant father , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka pu a nih hi

English:Grand mother
Mizo tawng: Pi
Example: English: This is my grand mother , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka Pi a nih hi

English: Husband
Mizo tawng:Pasal
Example: English: This is my husband , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka pasal anih hi

English: Wife
Mizo tawng: Nupui
Example: English: This is my wife  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka nupui a nih hi

English: Father-in-law
Mizo tawng: Puzawn
Example: English: This is my  father-in-law, Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka puzawn a nih hi

English: Mother-in-law
Mizo tawng:Pizawn
Example: English: This is my Mother-in-law  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka pizawn a nih hi

English: Uncle (father younger brother)
Mizo tawng: Patea
Example: English: This is my uncle  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka patea a nih hi

English: Uncle (Mother younger brother)
Mizo tawng: Putea
Example: English: This is my uncle  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka putea a nih hi

English: Uncle ( Father elder brother)
Mizo tawng: Papuia
Example: English: This is my uncle  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka papuia a nih hi

English: Uncle (Mother elder brother)
Mizo tawng: Putea/Puteliana/Putepuia
Example: English: This is my uncle  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka puteliana a nih hi (Mizo usually called their mother elder brother with their real names with prefixing 'pu' eg: Hei hi ka pu Mawia a ni)

English:  Aunt (Father elder and younger sisters)
Mizo tawng: Ni
Example: English: This is my aunt  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka ni a nih hi

English: Aunt (Mother younger sister)
Mizo tawng: Nutei
Example: English: This is my aunt , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka nutei a nih hi

English: Aunt (Mother elder sister)
Mizo tawng: Nupuii
Example: English: This is my aunt  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka nupuii (Mizo usually called their mother elder sister in their real names with prefixing 'nu' eg: Hei hi ka nu Sangi a ni)

English: Child/Children
Mizo tawng: Fa/Fate
Example: English: This is my child , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka fa  ani,  English: These are my children, Mizo tawng: Heng te hi ka fate anni.

English: Brother-in-law (Sister husband)
Mizo tawng: Makpa
Example: English: This is my brother-in-law  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka makpa a ni

English: Brother-in-law (Wife sister husband)
Mizo tawng: Nuphal
Example: English: This is my Brother-in-law  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi kan nuphal/nuphalpa a ni e

English: Sister-in-law (Brother's wife)
Mizo tawng: Mo
Example: English: This is my sister-in-law  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka mo/monu a ni

English: Sister-in-law (Husband's sister)
Mizo tawng: Pasal a farnu
Example: English: This is my sister-in-law , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka pasal a farnu a ni

English: Son-in-law (Daughter's husband)
Mizo tawng: Makpa
Example: English: This is my son-in-law  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka makpa a ni

English: Daughter-in-law (Son's wife)
Mizo tawng: Mo/monu
Example: English: This is my daughter-in-law , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka mo/monu a ni

English: Nephew
Mizo tawng: Unaute fapa / Vahpa (Vahpa is for woman's brother son)

English: Niece
Mizo tawng: Unaute fanu / Vahnu (Vahnu is for woman's sister daughter)

English: Relative (s)
Mizo tawng: Chhung/Chhungte/Laina
Example: English: This is my relative  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka chhung te/laina  ani

English: Cousin
Mizo tawng: Nu leh pate unau fa

English: Friend
Mizo tawng: Thian
Example: English: This is my friend  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka thian a ni

English: Guest/Visitor
Mizo tawng: Mikhual
Example: English: This is my guest , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka mikhual a ni

English: Grand child/childre
Mizo tawng: Tu/Tu leh fate
Example: English: This is my grand child , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka tu a ni

English: Guardian
Mizo tawng: Enkawltu/Chhawmdawltu
Example: English: This is my guardian, Mizo tawng: Hei hi min chhawmdawltu/enkawltu a ni

English: Parents
Mizo tawng: Nu leh pa
Example: English: These are my parents  , Mizo tawng: Hei hi ka nu leh pa te anni

English: Step mother
Mizo tawng: Nuhrawn

English: Step father
Mizo tawng: Pahrawn

English: Step child/Step son/step daughter
Mizo tawng: Fahrawn

English: Adopted child/Adopted son/Adopted daughter
Mizo tawng: Falak

English: Kinsfolk
Mizo tawng: Laichin unau

English: Enemy
Mizo tawng: Hmelma

English: Friend
Mizo tawng: Thian
Example: English: You are my friend, Mizo tawng: Ka thian i ni e.

English: Boy friend/Girl friend
Mizo tawng: Ngaihzawng
Example: English: I know your Boy friend/Girl friend, Mizo tawng: I ngaihzawng ka hria.

More English- Mizo useful words can also be access in the following links :
Mizo - English spoken
English - Mizo animal names
English - Mizo numbers
English - Mizo vegetables & crops