Ni ko biiru kudasai.
Here's another language for you (Cantonese):
2 Big Beers please:
Leung gor dai be jao ng goy
What dogs say (and also what children call dogs):
As I recall, Old English (i.e., Anglo-Saxon English -- in Beowulf's time) used to have the ae (which I forgot how they're called, ash?)...Danish and English have a common language ancestor too, but are different nowadays, because of Norman influence (that's one of the reasons why English and French are so similar).
Ni ko biiru kudasai.
unam cervisiam mihi das
My mum should be back in the country this week so I'll find out what it is in Sinhalese for you.
I guess you need a finnish lesson!
Kaksi isoa olutta, kiitos.
w00t.. that sounds almost as fun as when my friend from Iceland tried to learn me to order stuff in the native tongue...
She's a blast to hang out with.. and she's one of the people on my list who regularly break their computers (wintend0 luser) and everytime I go there to fix it I bring my Linux powered Laptop and now she's agreed to go 100% Linux if I can make it work as well for her as Windows. Which is easy... she needs Openoffice and KDE, and she's set for the day.
Actually: futatsu biiru kudasaiNi ko biiru kudasai.
I'm not certain, but I think 2 large would be: futatsu ooki biiru kudasai
So which part of that is 2?I'm not certain, but I think 2 large would be: futatsu ooki biiru kudasai
Ni is 2 surely. iche, ni, san, shi....etc (ok my spelling is probably waaaaay out)
LC: Mum couldn't translate, but will find out next week (in Tamil too!)
Nataka pombe kubwa nane.
Swahili for "I would like two large beers."
Pronounce each syllable...its the easiest language to pronounce from reading.
Ichi, ni, san, etc is jus the numbers. For counting things, they use specific counting words. Ex:
So which part of that is 2?
Ni is 2 surely. iche, ni, san, shi....etc *(ok my spelling is probably waaaaay out)
General Things: Hitotsu = 1 thing, Futatsu = 2 things, Mittsu = 3 things, Yottsu = 4 things, Itsutsu = 5, Mottsu = 6, Nanatsu = 7, Yattsu = 8, (I forget 9), Tou = 10
Thin, flat things (paper, pieces of gum or bread, etc.): Ichimai = 1 thin, flat piece, Nimai = 2, Sanmai =3, etc
People: Hitori = 1, Futari = 2, Sannin = 3, Yonnin = 4, Gonin =5, etc.
Cylindrical objects (pencils, trees, technically beer bottles also, but they don't use it this way): Ippon = 1, Nippon =2, Sanbon = 3, Yonhon = 4, Gohon = 5, Roppon = 6, Nanahon = 7, Happon = 8, Kyuhon = 9, Juppon = 10.
Interesting side note, for those of you who've been there. If you've ever been to Roppongi, it's named after the 6 important families (or "family trees" from that area (Roppon = 6, Gi = Trees).