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First: I know there's a topic with only in Na'vi writting, but this one is more for beginners who know the grammar but don't know many different words.

Well, I think practise is the best way to learn a language. So to learn the vocabulary in amore "natural" way here each of you write 1-3 short and simple sentences in Na'vi and make conversation. Please also write the translation of the words in the colore "beige" (it's almost invisible) under the Na'vi text. To see the translation just mark it.
If something is wrong, please say it :)

Kaltxi, oe lu MarioO.
Nga pesu lu?

Kaltxi = hello | oe= I | lu = am
nga = you | pesu = who | lu = are

Hello, I am MarioO.
Who are you?

Alìm Tsamsiyu:
Kaltxì, ma MarioO!
Ayfol oeti syaw Alìm Tsamsiyu.

Fìskxekeng asìltsan lu!

Kaltxì, ma MarioO!
Ayfo-ERG oe-ACC syaw Alìm Tsamsiyu.

Fì'u+tskxekeng ATTR-sìltsan lu!

Kaltxì, = Hello, | ma = word implying direct address | MarioO = obvious!
Ayfo-l = They | oe-ti = I (me) | syaw = call | Alìm = Distant (far away/in the distance) | Tsamsiyu = Warrior

Fì'u = This (noun) | tskxekeng = training / exercise | a-sìltsan = good (adjective) | lu = be (is)

In 'ìnglìsì...

Hello, MarioO!
They call me Alìm Tsamsiyu. (Distant Warrior)

This is a good exercise!

Ultxa nga lu meuia ma Alìm Tsamsiyu
Oe lu síltsan.
Nga peyfa lu?

ultxa = meeting | nga = you | lu = is | meuia = honor | ma = word implying direct address
Oe = I | lu = am | síltsan = good, fine
nga = you | peyfa = how | lu = are

Meeting you is an honor, Alím Tsamsyu
I'm Fine
How are you?

is there a word for "nice" or "happy" in Na'vi?

Alìm Tsamsiyu:
[Making corrections, as it is important that we strive for correctness]
I'm not sure ultxa means "meeting" as in the verb "to meet" + IMPV tense.  I'm pretty sure ultxa is a noun, as in "I have to go to a meeting"

So, you might want to say something along the lines of "To see you is an honor, Alìm Tsamsiyu" which I believe would be:
Oe-l nga-ti kam<er><ei>e a-meuia, ma Alìm Tsamsiyu
Which literally means "Me seeing you (is an) honor, Alìm Tsamsiyu (and I'm excited about it)"

This, however, uses a gerund, which is a very strange form of English where 'Me seeing' is treated like a noun, and I really doubt that this carries over directly into Na'vi, but from our limited vocabulary that's the only way I can think of to say that.

As for the second sentence, Oe lu síltsan.  First off, make sure you make the right accent on the letters.  The accent you want is ì, not í. There's an awesome thread here that can help you with that.
Secondly, I don't think you really need "lu", since "Oe" is a noun, you can simply make sìltsan an adjective with the -a- affix.
So, it should read:
Oe a-sìltsan

I'm not entirely certain that that is the correct way to say "I'm fine" (since there is a word for well-being, fpom), but it will work for now, I suppose.

The last sentence, Nga peyfu lu, MIGHT work for what you're after, but I'm not sure it does.  Frommer's example for asking this question was Ngaru lu fpom srak? which I believe translates literally into something like Is well-being with you?

So all in all, I'm thinking it should be:
Oel ngati kamereie ameuia, ma Alìm Tsamsiyu.
Oe asìltsan
Ngaru lu fpom srak?

To which my response is:

Meuia aloeyä!
Peseng ayoeyä aysmuktu lu?

Meuia a-l-oe-yä
Peseng ay-oe-yä ay-(t)smuktu lu?

(The) honor ATTR-ADJ-1-GEN
Where? PL-1-GEN PL-sibling be

The honor is mine!
Where are our siblings?

omängum fra'uti:
Please remember to include translations with your Na'vi for the sake of others.


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