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tegi doonaa
he will go to
doon
to want, also auxiliary verb for future tense
gees
m, d1, horn
macallin
m, d2, teacher
dhig
conj 1, to teach
af
m, d4, language
ingriisi
m, English
af ingriisiga
the English language
imminka
now
se
but
bartaa
he learns
baro
conj 3B, to learn
waayo
because
laba
two
bil
f, d1, month
bilood
months in genitive fm
laba bilood ka dib
in two months
ka dhigi doona
he will teach at
dugsi
m, d2, school
magaalo
f, d6, town
waqooyi
m, north
dal
m, d4, country
ku taal
which is in (f.)
carruur
f, d1, collec, children
waxbari
conj 2A, to teach
macallinkiisu
his teacher (subj.)
la yidhaahdo
called (lit. which one says)
saaxiibkiisa
his friend
jeer
m, d4, time, occasion
todobaadkiiba
each week
toddobaad
m, d2, week
la kulmaa
he meets with (gen pres of kulan)
kulan, kulmaa
conj 1, to meet
kulan la
to meet with
hadal, hadlaa
conj 1, to speak
hadal la
to speak with
hadal ku
to speak in
adag
difficult
wuxuu yidhaahdaa
he says
wuxuu ku celiyaa
he replies (gen pres)
ku celi
to reply
maya
no
walaal
m, d1, brother
walaal
f, d1, sister
fudud
easy
qoslaan
they laugh (gen pres)
qosol, qoslaa
conj 1, to laugh
decl 6
stress on penultimate vowel, sg fem, pl masc, ends in o in sg, add oyin in pl
hooyo
mother
hoyooyin
mothers
waddo
road
waddooyin
roads
waddada
the road
waddooyinka
the roads
sheekooyin
stories
dawo
medicine
magaalooyin
towns
shaneemo
film
kiilooyin
kilos
ayeeyo
grandmother
decl 7
sg stress on penult, pl no stress, sg masc, pl fem, sg ends in e, pl deletes e, adds ayaal
aabbe
father
aabbayaal
fathers
bare
teacher
barayaal
teachers
baraha
the teacher
barayaasha
the teachers
oday
old man, elder
odayaal
old men, elders
biyo
water
biyayaal
waters
biyaha
the water
biyayaasha
the waters
fure
key
danjirayaal
ambassadors
xoghaye
secretary
golayaal
committees
waraabayaal
hyenas
madaxweyne
president
samee
conj 2B, to do, make
safee, sifee
conj 2B, to clean
cashee
conj 2B, to eat dinner
Sameeya!
Make it (pl)!
Casheeya!
Have dinner (pl)!
sameeyay
conj 2B I/he made
sameysay
you/she made
sameynay
we made
sameyseen
yall made
sameeyeen
they made
ee+consonant-->
ey
y+t-->
s
e+a-->
eya
sameynayaa
I am making, he is making
sameynaysaa
you are making, she is making
sameynaynaa
we are making
sameynaysaan
yall are making
sameynayaan
they are making
malee
conj 2B, to suppose
caddee
conj 2B, to explain, make white, make clear
cawee
conj 2B, to spend the evening
kexee
conj 2B, to drive (camels)
dhammee
conj 2B, to finish
qadee
conj 2B, to eat lunch
Shaqada ka warran.
How is work?
Qoyska ka warran,
How is the family?
Carrurta ka warran.
How are the children?
fog
far
dhow
near
fudud
light, easy
culus
heavy
adag
difficult, strong
xidh
to close
xidhan
closed
fur
to open
furan
open
gub
to burn
guban
burned
balladh
broadness
balladhan
broad
gaab
shortness
gaaban
short
farax
to be happy
faraxsan
happy
dhereg
to be satisfied, full
dheregsan
satisfied, full
qurux
beauty
quruxsan
beautiful
cadho
anger
cadhaysan, cadhosan
angry
guri cusub
a new house
shimbir yar
a small bird
albaal cas
a red door
guriga cusub
the new house
shimbirtii yar
the little bird
albaabka cas
the red door
Adj+i=
subject marker
Ninku waa tagay.
The(subj) man went.
Ninka dheeri waa tagay.
The(abs) tall(subj) man went.
quruxsan
beautiful
qurquruxsan
beautiful (pl)
fudud
easy
fudfudud
easy, light (pl)
adag
difficult, hard
ad'adag
difficult, hard (pl)
gaaban
short
gaaggaaban
short (pl)
laaban
folded
laallaaban
folded (pl)
jaban
broken
jajaban
broken pla
dheer
long, tall
dhaadheer
long, tall (pl)
weyn
big
waaweyn
big (pl)
cuscusub
new (pl)
yaryar
small (pl)
adj with first syll ending in b
repeat first syll w/o consonant and double consonant following it
genitive stress tone
always on final or only vowel
gen fem sg nouns not ending in o
add eed or yeed
xanuun lugeed
foot pain (lit pain foot)
af shimbireed
bird mouth, beak
dhar nageed
women's clothes
dhar naag
a woman's clothes
gen fem sg nouns with pl o add
od
midabka shimbirood
the color of birds
gen nouns for domestic animals add
aad, not eed or ood
harag lo'aad
cow's hide
lo'
cattle
caano riyaad
goat's milk
riyo
goats
ri
f, d1, goat
genitive form is only used w/o
definite article or suffix on noun
qalinka cusub ee macallinka
the new pen of the teacher
qalinka macallinka cusub
the pen of the new teacher
kow
fem, 1, for counting
kaba
fem, 2
saddex
fem, 3
afar
fem, 4
shan
fem, 5
lix
fem, 6
toddoba
fem, 7
sideed
fem, 8
sagaal
masc, 9
toban
masc, 10
nouns with numbers are in----case
gentive
nouns with numbers are sg unless…
noun is from decl 1,2,3; then it is pl
afar dal
four countries
laba kabood
two shoes
saddex buug
three books
toddoba nin
seven men
sagaal riyaad
nin goats
laba naagood
two women
saddexda buug
the three books
toddobada nin
the seven men
hal
number one for modifying a noun
hal buug
one book
hal naag
one woman
mid
one as demonstrative pronoun
Mid bay cuneen.
They ate one.
dukaan
m, d2, shop
dukaammo
shops
waddo
f, d6, street, road
waan fiicanahay
I am well
shaqo
f, d6, work
subaxdii
in the morning (lit the morning)
tagsigayga
my taxi
tagsi
m, d2, taxi
watay
I drove
iibis
m, d2, trade
wax
m, thing
waxyaabo
m, things
soo iibsadeen
they bought
iibso
conj 3A, to buy
maanta
today
dad badan ayaa yimi
many people came
badan
many
qasacad
f, d1, can
khudrad
f, d1, collec, vegetables
iibi
conj 2A, to sell
weli
yet
waa yahay
right (lit it is)
ma qadeyn doontaa
do you want to have lunch?
qadee
conj 2B, to have lunch
waan gaajeysanahay
I am hungry
xidh
conj 1, to close
makhaayad
f, d1, restaurant