Following is a translation between English and Garhwali sentences:
Pronunciation Help :
*’aa‘ should be pronounced as ‘aa’ in ‘bazaar’
*’(n)‘ should be pronounced for getting the feel of n only.
English : What is your name?
Garhwali : Tyaar naam kyaa cha?
English : My name is Kamal.
Garhwali : Myaar naam kamal cha.
English : How are you?
Garhwali : Tu ka(n) che?
English : I am fine.
Garhwali : Me theek choun.
English : Where do you live?
Garhwali : Tu kakh rehndi?
English : I live in Pushp Vihar opposite to Shiv Temple.
Garhwali : Me shiv mandir ka saamani Pushp Vihar maa rau(n)du.
English : In which class do you read?
Garhwali : Tu katug maa padhdi?
English : I read in eleventh class.
Garhwali : Me 11 maa.
English : What is the name of your school?
Garhwali : Tumaari school ka naam kyaa cha?
English : The name of my school is GIC Narayan Nagar.
Garhwali : Meri school ka naam GIC Narayan Nagar cha.
English : How many brothers and sister do you have?
Garhwali : Tyaar kathgaa bhaai-bainaa cha(n)?
English : I have a younger brother and a elder sister.
Garhwali : Myaar ek chotu bhai cha aur badi bhuli cha.
English : What are you doing these days?
Garhwali : Ajkaal kya kani che tu?
English : I am preparing for Civil Services Exams.
Garhwali : Me Civil Services ka tyaari kanu chau(n).
English : What did your father do?
Garhwali : Tyaar pitaaji kakh kaam karda(n)?
English : My father is serving Indian Army.
Garhwali : Myaar pitaji faouj maa chan.
English : How is your grandfather feeling now?
Garhwali : Tyaar daada ab kan cha?
English : He is fine now.
Garhwali : Woh ab theek cha(n).
English : Where in Uttaranchal are you from?
Garhwali : Tu Uttaranchal maa(n) ka(n)kh rehndi?
English : I am from Champawat in Kumaon.
Garhwali : Me Kumaon bitik chaoun. Champawat naam cha myar gaon ka.
English : Had you ever been to Nainital?
Garhwali : Tu kabhi Nainital gaye che?
English : Yes, many times.
Garhwali : Haan katkai baar.
English : Where is your village?
Garhwali : Tyaar gaon kakh cha?
English : My village is in Lohaghat. It is called Raushaal.
Garhwali : Myaar gaon Lohaghat ka taraf cha. Naam cha Raushaal.
English : When did you last visited your village?
Garhwali : Pichali baar gaon kab gaye tu?
English : I visited last year in October.
Garhwali : Me pichal saal October ma gaye chyai.
English : Do you have electricity in your village?
Garhwali : Tumaar gaon ma bijali cha?
English : No.
Garhwali : Na yaar.
English : How many cows and goats do you have?
Garhwali : Tyar kathga gor-bakhara chan?
English : We have 2 cows and 5 goats.
Garhwali : Myar dui gaur aur paanch bakhara chan.
English : How was the wheat crop last year?
Garhwali : Geehoon ki fasal kan che pichal saal?
English : Not too good. The standing crop was destroyed by the rain.
Garhwali : Jada badhiya ni che. Barkhaa na saari khadi fasal barbaad kar dyai.
English : How was the rain in previous season?
Garhwali : Barakhaa kan che pichal saal?
English : It was more than expected.
Garhwali : Barakhaa ta kuch jada hi hwai.