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EVERYDAY CONVERSATIONS / DISPOT'TEO GOZALI
Conversation 1

MARY Hallo Peter, how are you? I heard you were ill.
  Hallo, Peter, turn kosso assa? Hanvem aikolam ki tum doent assai mun.
PETER I'm well, thank you. I was down with a terrible cold and fever.
  Hanv boro assam, Dev borem korum. Mhaka khub thandi ani zhor ail'lo.
MARY Didn't you go to the Doctor?
  Tum, dotorak mel'lunk naim?
PETER No, no! I ate good food, had some Goan feni and rested for a week. That is the best medicine for colds.
  Nam, nam! Hanv borem jevlom, bori Goenchi feni marli ani ek suman suceg guetlo. Hem ek ekdomuch borem vokhot thondek.

Conversation 2

RAJESH Hallo, Krishna! Where are you going dressed up in style?
  Hello, Krishna! khuim vetai re, boro jetar nesson?
KRISHNA Don't you know? I am working at the Fantasy Resort, Colva Beach
  Tum nokloi Hanv Fantasy Resortan kamank laglam, Colva Praier
RAJESH What kind of work are you doing there?
  Koslem kam. kortai re tum thuim
KRISHNA I'm working as a Front Office Assistant
  Hanv Front Office Assistant mun kam kortam
RAJESH Do you like your job? What about your salary?
  Tuka hem kam borem lagta? Kitlo pagar melta?
KRISHNA Of course, I enjoy meeting all kinds of people from different places. My salary is quite good.
  Hoi tor, mhaka tore-torechea lokak melpak khoshi
bhogta Mozo pagarui boro assa.

Conversation 3

FRANCIS Hey, Janet, like to come to Panjim on my bike?
  Hey, Janet moje vangda motorcyclir Ponje etai?
JANET Thank you very much. I was waiting for a lift.
  Deu borem korum. Hanv liftak rautalem.
FRANCIS Why are you in such a hurry?
  Tum ithle taktin kiteak assai?
JANET I have an appointment with a beautician at 5p.m.Then I have to rush back. I have to attend my friend, Suzan's wedding reception at Alva Mar.
  Mhaka beauticianacode appointment assa panch vorancher. Uprant mhaka rokdench porot eunk zai. Suzie, mhoje ishtinnichea kazarak 'Alva Mar' hanga vochunk zai..

Conversation 4

MARCELINO (The Landlord) Rocky, go the Mapusa fish market and get some good fish.
  (Batkar) Rocky, Mapxeam nisteachea bazarant voch ani borem nistem had.
ROCKY What shall I buy, sir? Some sardines and prawns?
  Kitem haddum, saib? Thalle ani sungtam?
MARCELINO You know my Canadian cousin is coming for lunch today. He loves King fish recheado and big fried prawns.
  Tum zanoi mozo Canadacho bapulbhav aiz amguer jeunnak eta. Taka recheado visvonn ani mottim bazlelim sungtam avadtat.
ROCKY I know, sir. He loves to eat fresh fish when he is in Goa. He says in Canada he gets only frozen fish.
  Hanv zanna Saib. Goeam etoch to tajemnistem khaunk sodta. To sangta ki taka Canada fokt jelantlem nistem melta mun.
MARCELINO Then, hurry up, before the fish gets over.
  Tor, veguim voch, nistem sompchea adim.
ROCKY Of course, sir. I will go on my bicycle.
  Borem, Saib. Hanv cyclin vetam.
MARCEUNO Fool, take my scooter! Otherwise you will reach Mapusa at midnight.
  Pishea, moji scooter vhor! Nam zalear tum Mapsheam modian ratrik pautolo.

Conversation 5

SAVIO Good morning, Father. How are you?
  Deu boro dis dium, Father. Tumi kosher assat?
FR. GOMES Fine, Savio. When did you come from Dubai.?
  Boro assam, Savio. Tum Dubai thaun kedna ailai?
SAVIO Last week, Father. I will be in Goa for Christmas.
  Fatlea satoleant, Father. Hanv natalam meren Goeam astolom.
FR. GOMES Very nice. This year we have planned a good programme during Xmas week. We will have a lot of expenses. Good Catholics like you, I have no doubt, will contribute generously.
  Ekdom borem. Hea vorsa ami Natalanchia somoiar ek bori kariavol korunk tharailea Amkam khub khors zatolo. Bore Kristanv tuje sarke, dubau nastana, hath sodun ditole
SAVIO Sure. Father you can depend on me.
  Hoi tor, Father, tumi kainch bienakat.
FR. GOMES By the way, Savio are you getting married soon?
  Ek sang, Savio, tum kazar zaunk sodhtai?
SAVIO Yes, Father, most probably, on the 29th of December.
  Hoi, Father, chod korun ekontis tarker Dezembrache.
FR. GOMES Very good. God Bless you.
  Ekdom borem. Devan tujer besanv ghalchem!

Conversation 6

GREG (a foreigner) Hallo Hanuman, is this big house yours?
  (foreigner) Hallo, Hanuman, hem vodlem ghor tujem re?
HANUMAN (a motor-cycle pilot) No. This new house belongs to the Village Sarpanch.
  (Motorcylce pilot) Nam. Hem ghor sarpanchachem.
GREG Who is this Sarpanch? Is he head of the village?
  Ho Sarpanch muntat to konn? Hea vaddeacho mukhel?
HANUMAN Yes, yes, he is elected by the people.
  Hoi, hoi taka lokani vinchun kadla
GREG Does he get a very high salary?
  Taka borem pag melta?
HANUMAN No, No! But plenty of bribes from the people. You have to bribe him for whatever you do, whether legal or illegal.
  Nam, nam! Pun to loka kodlean khub poishe khata. Kitench kortolo zalear taka poishe diunche podta, tujem kam kaideashir vo bekaideashir zanv.
GREG Don't the people complaint?
  Lok tacher 'case' korinant?
HANUMAN What is the use? He does not care.
  Koslo upeog? To konnank aikonam.

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