5 Best Ways To Say Yes And No In Nepali

September 8, 2021

When you visit a new place like Nepal and meet new people, you always find it challenging to begin the conversation. So start with the very beginning and learn to say Yes and No in the Nepali language. 

It is necessary to understand the basics of a person's language to communicate with them. After learning the basics of the Nepali language, try to consume the concepts of basic greetings to have little more knowledge and exposure. Let's discuss more to say Yes and No in Nepali.

 

Different Ways To Say Yes And No In Nepali

5 Ways To Say "Yes" In The Nepali Language

If you spend time in Nepal or do a lot of listening in Nepali, you'll notice that the locals don't always respond with "Yes" "Ho" when you ask them a question. Instead, they might say something like "of course," "Yup," or "Maybe," or phrases like "I agree" and "That's it precisely."

In Nepal, there's even a way to confirm a negative assertion by saying "Yes." For example, if you ask someone to help you find any food place, they will not reply with the words "Yes! I will help" instead they prefer saying "without a doubt" "Kunai śaṅkā binā (कुनै शंका बिना)." You can also use the alternatives of typical "Yes" "Hō" and try "Yep" "हो" that is casual and more suitable with friends.

EnglishPronunciationNepali
Yesहो
Of Course!Avaśyaअवश्य
DoneSakiyōसकियो
Yeah!हो
For SureNiścita rūpamāनिश्चित रूपमा

5 Ways To Say "No" In The Nepali Language

People from various national backgrounds have diverse attitudes toward saying "No." It would be impolite to respond to a question like "Would you want anything else?" with a simple "No!" in Nepali, there is a comparable level of complexity. So, it's important to know the appropriate response for each situation.

You cannot put the typical "No" everywhere. You must have to use the alternatives like "Nop," "No, thank," and other words like this to respond in the right way. It is important to notice the tone when someone is polite and sweet to you. If someone asks you to have some tea or have some food with them, you should not respond with the typical "No" prefer using "No, thank you" "Hoina dhan'yavāda" to sound polite and thankful for the proposal. 

Let's look at the various approaches to say "No" in Nepali and practice until you are flawless.

EnglishPronunciationNepali
NoChainaछैन
NahHoinaहैन
No Thank youHoina dhan'yavādaहैन धन्यवाद
NopeHoinaहैन
Not todayĀja hō'inaआज होइन

 

Basic Phrases For Greetings In The Nepali Language 

Before learning different ways to say Yes and No in Nepali, you should also grab the concept of basic greetings. Here is the. Here is the common greeting list.

EnglishPronunciationNepali
Hello!Namaste!नमस्कार!
Good morningŚubha - prabhātaशुभ - प्रभात
Good eveningŚubha sandhyāशुभ सन्ध्या
Good afternoonŚubha di'um̐sōशुभ दिउँसो
Good nightŚubha rātrīशुभ रात्री
GoodbyeBidā'īबिदाई
How are you?Timīlā'ī kastō cha?तिमीलाई कस्तो छ?
Are you ok?Sancai hunuhuncha?सन्चै हुनुहुन्छ?
You are welcomeTapā'im̐lā'ī svāgata chaतपाइँलाई स्वागत छ
Good time seeing youTimīlā'ī dēkhnē samaya rāmrō chaतिमीलाई देख्ने समय राम्रो छ
my name isMero naamमेरो नाम

 

How To Use Yes And No In Nepali Phrases

Yes And  No In Nepali

When you're in Nepal, you'll have a lot of opportunities to say "Yes." When you aren't Nepali or don't speak the language, even the most basic word like "Yes" can be problematic. Say "Ho" where "Yes" is required. Even if you struggle to learn more sophisticated terms, this simple word will serve you well.

You should say "No" just as often as you say "Yes." However, if you don't know how to say "No" in Nepali, you may find yourself in hot water because many people don't understand English, so you'll have to communicate in Nepali. Therefore, express "H'na" whenever you need to say "No." It would be beneficial if you acquired such simple words when learning a new language.

EnglishPronunciationNepali
Yes! I do need your address.Hō! Malā'ī timrō ṭhēgānā cāhinchaहो! मलाई तिम्रो ठेगाना चाहिन्छ
Never say No to food.Khānālā'ī kahilyai nabhannuhōsखानालाई कहिल्यै नभन्नुहोस्
Yes! I am happy in my life.Hō! Ma mērō jīvana mā khuśī chuहो! म मेरो जीवन मा खुशी छु
No way! I want to stay hereKunai hālatamā hudaina! Ma yahām̐ basna cāhanchuकुनै हालतमा हुदैन! म यहाँ बस्न चाहन्छु
Yes? Excuse Me?Hō? Malā'īṁ māpha garnuhōs?हो? मलाईं माफ गर्नुहोस्?
Say Yes pleaseHō bhanē kr̥payāहो भने कृपया
Yes, Thank YouHuncha dhan'yavādaहुन्छ धन्यवाद

 

Speak The Language Of Beautiful Country Nepal With Ling App

In Nepal, answering someone with "Yes" or "No" is the basic way of replying. If you are a foreigner who does not speak Nepali, you must learn to respond to people in their language by saying "Yes" and "No." Once you start learning to say yes and no in Nepali, you could better interact with people. 

If you would like to learn more about the Nepali language, you should give Ling App a chance. Simya solution's invented Ling App helps you learn the Nepali language more than Yes and No in Nepali. Using Ling App, you can even learn many other languages. So don't always browse the words for translation; use Ling App and enjoy the learning. You can read more blog posts here "Word and Phrases in Nepali and "Nepali Question Words" Act smartly and start learning a new skill with Ling App. 

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