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waryaa
hey! Hi!
subax
morning
wanaagsan
good
ma
positive interrogative mood classifier
nabad
peace
baa
a focus marker
waa
it is; a positive declarative mood classifier
is
onself
ka
about, from
warran
give news
la
one (impersonal pronoun)
Warran!
Give news (sg.)!
Warrama!
Give news (pl.)!
Keen!
Bring it (sg.)!
Keena!
Bring it (pl.)!
Tag!
Go!
Cun!
Eat it!
Jooji!
Stop it!
Sug!
Wait!
Akhri!
Read!
Eeg!
Look at it!
Qor!
Write it!
Fur!
Open it!
Maa shah baa?
Is it tea?
Waa shaah.
It is tea.
ey
dog
sonkor
sugar
dukaanka
the shop
tagtay
you went
haa
yes
waan
positive declarative mood classifier + I
tegey
I went
caleen
leaves
keentay
you brought
iyo
and (to join noun phrases)
caano
milk
sonkorba
as well as sugar
wax
thing
kale
other
maya
no
laybreeriga
the library
laybreerigase
the library+but
buug
book
…na
and (to join phrases)
waa yahay
okay (lit. it is)
imminka
now
guriga
the house
tag
to go to
koob
cup
ah
which is
samee
to make
buuggiina
and the book
buuggii
the book
nabad gelyo
goodbye
waan keenay
I brought
waad keentay
You brought
wuu keenay
He brought
way keentay
She brought
waynu/waanu keennay
we brought
waydin keenteen
yall brought
way keeneen
they brought
dhisay
I built, he built
dhistay
you built, she built
dhisnay
we built
dhisteen
yall built
dhiseen
they built
Waad ka baxday.
You left it there.
Way qaadday.
She took it.
Waad akhriday.
You read it.
t-->d after…
q, kh, c, x, h, and ' (gutterals), d, w, y, vowels
t-->dh after…
dh
Way gaadhay.
She reached there.
n-->l after…
l
n-->r after…
r
Waanu hellay.
We found it.
Waanu dirray.
We sent it.
lt-->…
sh
Waydin gasheen.
Yall entered.
Waad heshay.
You found it.
I+vowel-->
I+y+vowel
Waan akhriyay.
I read it.
Way akhriyeen.
They read it.
a+ gutteral+een-->
e+gutteral+een
Way bexeen.
They left.
tag +ay or een-->
often tegey, tegeen
t and k at end of syllable-->
d and g
m at end of syllable-->
n
diid
to refuse
baaq
to announce
go'
to cut (intr.)
dil
to kill, hit
miyaan
positive interrogative mood classifier+I
miyaad
positive interrogative mood classifier+you
miyuu
positive interrogative mood classifier +he
miyay
positive interrogative mood classifier+she
miyaynu
positive interrogative mood cl. +we incl.
miyaannu
pos. interr. Mood cl. +we excl.
miyaydin
pos. interr. Mood. Cl. +yall
miyay
pos. interr. Mood cl. +they
halkaas
there
buug fiican
a good book
dabadeedna
and then
warqad
letter
nin
man
aammusa
be quiet (pl.)
aammus
to be quiet
akhriyayaa
I am reading