Tapaiilai) Kasto Cha? ... How are you?
(Malai) Thik Cha ... I am fine
when I got the press accreditation, here in Nepal, they strongly encouraged that I get on the language learning fast-track ... so, starting with the little language engine that can ... "I think I can ... I think I can ..."
Nepali Ann's Itty-Bitty, but darn good Nepali Language Primer'
"Learning a few of the basics is really opens up a country to the traveler, visitor, tourist, [journalist] ... Just a little of the language will help you to get around, to meet people and to really deepen your experience of a culture. It shows the locals that you want to learn about them and care about their country and culture.