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CONVERSATIONAL KONKANI

(English Translation)

 

Peter: How are you?

Cajetan: I am fine.

C: I have fever. / I have a fever / I am sick.

P: Where are you from?

C: I am from Goa.

P: That I know. Are you from Bardez or Salcete? C: I am from Salcete.

P: What do you do? C: I am doing nothing. / I am going to the bazaar (market) / I am going to church / I am going to play.

P: What does your daughter do?

C: She goes to school / she works.

P: What are those boys, over there, doing?

C: It seems like they are upto some mischief.

P: Where do you live now?
C: I live in a flat (apartment) now.

P: You went to Kuwait and made a lot of money (I guess)?

C: Yes. Now, people respect me.