Sharpan tul? – just another way of saying ‘Fekas?’
Yutlab? – asked when the person has had some tough experience recently and you want to ask politely if they’re OK.
Chesh, …! Atraduk? – this is a very informal way of greeting a close friend or anyone who you see on a regular basis and you want to ask has anything happened since you last met.
Chesh, …! Sharpuk? – the same as above with a difference that you’re probably not that interested in what news the other person might have.
Chesh, …! Thillak ekta! – used when you haven’t seen the person for a long period of time and you want to state that fact in the greeting.
Chesh, …! Kurtapan? – just a standard enquiry with little or no direct meaning.
Yorpathil…? – a typical way of asking something that might be a slightly personal question.
Ladukuth… – a very handy way to start making your point if you’re not sure how to begin the sentence.
Comment: Courtesy to Robby Kukurs for collecting these common phrases.