Vocabulary

Learn Adverbs – Tigrinya

እንታይ ይሆን
እሱ እንታይ ይሆን ሓበሻ ኣይነበረን።
əntay yəḫon
əsu əntay yəḫon ḥabəša aynəbərən.
quite
She is quite slim.
ብጥምቀት
ብጥምቀት ኣውጺኣ።
bə‘tʼɪm‘kʼət
bə‘tʼɪm‘kʼət ʔaw‘tsiə.
almost
I almost hit!
ኣብ ዝውጻእ ቦታ
ገና ኣብ ዝውጻእ ቦታ ተቐቢዐ።
ʔab zəwsaʔ bota
gəna ʔab zəwsaʔ bota təqəbəʕa.
somewhere
A rabbit has hidden somewhere.
ውጭ
ኣብ ኣህላ እንታይ ውጭ ንምዝውጽእ ይፈልጥ።
wič
ab ähla intay wič nəm-zəwṣ‘ä yə-fəlṭ‘.
out
He would like to get out of prison.
ኣዚ
ኣዚ ሂድ፣ ትኽእል ንምዕቃብ።
ˈʔa.zi
ˈʔa.zi ˈħid, tʼiˌħəl nəmˌʔə.qʼab.
there
Go there, then ask again.
በረድኤት
ኣብ ባይታ ምድሪ በረድኤት እምበር ኣለኩ።
bəräd‘ät
ab bayta mədri bəräd‘ät əmbär alku.
long
I had to wait long in the waiting room.
በኽላይ
ጸሓፊቱ በኽላይ ዓቢ ገንዘብ ኣይሃበን!
bəḫəlay
ṣəḥafitu bəḫəlay ʿabi gənzəb ayyḥabən!
at least
The hairdresser did not cost much at least.
ብዙሓት
ብዙሓት ምስራሕ ኣይኽእልን።
bə‘zuħat
bə‘zuħat məs‘raħ ʔaj‘kʰəln.
around
One should not talk around a problem.
ኣለምኒ
ቤት ኣለምኒ ተሸጠ።
ʔalɛmnɪ
bɛt ʔalɛmnɪ tɛʃɛtʊ.
already
The house is already sold.
ሙሉ ቀኒ
ኣያት ሙሉ ቀኒ ክትሰራሕ ግበር!
mulu qɛni
ʔajat mulu qɛni kʰɪsrah gɛbr!
all day
The mother has to work all day.
በነጻ
ናይ ፀሐይ ኃይል በነጻ ነውጽኦም!
bɛnʧa
naɪ ʦʼəhay xayl bɛnʧa nəwʦʼom!
for free
Solar energy is for free.
ብዝይነት
ደጋግሞ ብዝይነት ክንበልክን ኣለና።
bə.zəjˈnət
dəˈgag.mo bə.zəjˈnət kən.bəlˌkən ʔaˌlə.na.
often
We should see each other more often!