Shugnan, also known as Shugni, is an Indo-Iranian language spoken in Tajikistan and Afganistan. The Indo-Iranian languages are part of the Indo-European family, so Shugnan is distantly related to English. There are approximately 40,000 speakers altogether. Here are some phrases in Shugnan and their translations into English:

kuzaa hats jar of water

chalak zimaadj bucket of dirt

tambal byuyun beard of a lazybones

biig dyuyunaa pot of corn

kuzaa gjev lid of a jar

beechoraa zimaadj dirt of a beggar

Now, translate the following into Shugnan:

bucket of water

corn of a beggar

jar of a lazybones