Sport

Are you interested in sports?
Си спортпа саӈнанни-гу?

Si sportpa saŋnanni-gu?

I go in for sports.
Би спортпа сам, эвиӈнэм.

Bi sportpa sam, ewiŋnem.

I play volleyball.
Би волейболду эвиӈнэм. Би волейболиӈнэм.

Bi woleyboldu ewiŋnem. Bi woleyboliŋnem.

I've been wrestling.
Би ӈорчаӈнам.

Bi ŋorchaŋnam.

I play tennis.
Би теннисту эвиӈнэм.

Bi tennistu ewiŋnem.

We have an own team.
Мунду мэнӈивун командавун бихин.

Mundu menŋiwun komandawun bihin.

Our team won.
Бу командавун давдыран.

Bu komandawun dawdiran.

Would you like to watch basketball competition?
Си баскетбол эвиривэтын ичэдэви эетченны?

Si basketbol ewiriwetin ichedewi eyetchenni?

I'd like very much.
Сот эетчэӈнэм.

Sot eyetcheŋnem.

How has the game ended?
Он эвинтын этэрэн? Эвинтын он этэрэн?

On ewintin eteren? Ewintin on eteren?

At our favour. / We won.
Бу давдырав.

Bu dawdiraw.

Do you play chess?
Си шахматту эвиӈнэнни? Си шахматыт эвиӈнэнни?

Si shahmattu ewiŋnenni? Si shahmatit ewiŋnenni?

Do you play checkers?
Си шашкат эвиӈнэнни?

Si shashkat ewiŋnenni?

I don't, but there are many people playing it [in our country, city etc.].
Би эӈнэм эвирэ, тар эвирвэ эвирил кэтэл.

Bi eŋnem ewire, tar ewirwe ewiril ketel.

Do you like skiing?
Киӈнэт гукчанивкил-гу?

Kingnet gukchaniwkil-gu?

Skiing in the spring. Winters are very cold here.
Нэлки киӈлэвкил, тугэ со иӈин.

Nelki kiŋlewkil, tuge so iŋin.

Do you do morning exercises?
Си зарядкава оӈнанни?

Si zariadkawa oŋnanni?

I do exercises every morning.
Тэгэлтэнэтыкин оӈнам.

Tegeltenetikin oŋnam.

Do you have Evenki native sports?
Сунду эвэдыл спорт эвиртын бихин?

Sundu ewedil sport ewirtin bihin?

Of course. Racing on deer and throwing maut (lasso) are popular here.
Тэдегдэ, мунду оронду хуктывун тадук маутлами бихин.

Tediegde, mundu orondu huktiwun taduk mautlami bihin.

Authors

Anna Myreeva

Galina Varlamova

Alexander Varlamov

Voiced by Galina Varlamova

Translation

Translated from Russian by Rustam Yusupov

Is anythign wrong with our English? I'm not a professional translator, and some sentences in English can seem strange. If you can help us with translation, please, contact me by email rustam.kirz@gmail.com.

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Notice

Authors have made this phrasebook close to real language spoken by Evenks living in Yakutia (on the north-east of Russia). Some words can be written not as prescribed by the rules of literary Evenk language. Some words can be written different in different cases. However all phrases of the phrasebook are well-understood by all Evenks living in Russia.