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13 [thirteen]



13 [አስራ ሶስት]

13 [āsira sositi]



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What does Martha do? ማ-ታ -ን ትሰ-ለ-? ማርታ ምን ትሰራለች? ማ-ታ ም- ት-ራ-ች- ------------- ማርታ ምን ትሰራለች? 0
m-ri-a -i-i ti-er--e-hi? marita mini tiseralechi? m-r-t- m-n- t-s-r-l-c-i- ------------------------ marita mini tiseralechi?
She works at an office. ማ-ታ--- ው-- --ራለች። ማርታ ቢሮ ውስጥ ትሰራለች። ማ-ታ ቢ- ው-ጥ ት-ራ-ች- ----------------- ማርታ ቢሮ ውስጥ ትሰራለች። 0
mari-a -īro ---it-i t-se----chi. marita bīro wisit’i tiseralechi. m-r-t- b-r- w-s-t-i t-s-r-l-c-i- -------------------------------- marita bīro wisit’i tiseralechi.
She works on the computer. እ- -ምፒተ--ላይ---ትሰ-ው። እሷ ኮምፒተር ላይ የምትሰራው። እ- ኮ-ፒ-ር ላ- የ-ት-ራ-። ------------------- እሷ ኮምፒተር ላይ የምትሰራው። 0
i-wa-ko---ī--ri l-y- yemi---e-a--. iswa komipīteri layi yemitiserawi. i-w- k-m-p-t-r- l-y- y-m-t-s-r-w-. ---------------------------------- iswa komipīteri layi yemitiserawi.
Where is Martha? ማር--የት-ነ-? ማርታ የት ነች? ማ-ታ የ- ነ-? ---------- ማርታ የት ነች? 0
m--it--y------c-i? marita yeti nechi? m-r-t- y-t- n-c-i- ------------------ marita yeti nechi?
At the cinema. ፊ-ም-ቤት። ፊልም ቤት። ፊ-ም ቤ-። ------- ፊልም ቤት። 0
f-l----b---. fīlimi bēti. f-l-m- b-t-. ------------ fīlimi bēti.
She is watching a film. እ- ፊ-ም እያ-- -ው። እሷ ፊልም እያየች ነው። እ- ፊ-ም እ-የ- ነ-። --------------- እሷ ፊልም እያየች ነው። 0
i----fī-imi iy-y-c---n---. iswa fīlimi iyayechi newi. i-w- f-l-m- i-a-e-h- n-w-. -------------------------- iswa fīlimi iyayechi newi.
What does Peter do? ፒ-ር--ን----ል? ፒተር ምን ይሰራል? ፒ-ር ም- ይ-ራ-? ------------ ፒተር ምን ይሰራል? 0
pīt-ri-mini-yis--ali? pīteri mini yiserali? p-t-r- m-n- y-s-r-l-? --------------------- pīteri mini yiserali?
He studies at the university. እ--የዩንቨ-ስ- -ማሪ -ው። እሱ የዩንቨርስቲ ተማሪ ነው። እ- የ-ን-ር-ቲ ተ-ሪ ነ-። ------------------ እሱ የዩንቨርስቲ ተማሪ ነው። 0
i----e---iv---s-tī--e-ar-----i. isu yeyuniverisitī temarī newi. i-u y-y-n-v-r-s-t- t-m-r- n-w-. ------------------------------- isu yeyuniverisitī temarī newi.
He studies languages. እ--ቋንቋ--ጠና-። እሱ ቋንቋ ያጠናል። እ- ቋ-ቋ ያ-ና-። ------------ እሱ ቋንቋ ያጠናል። 0
i-u---w-ni---- -a---n-l-. isu k’wanik’wa yat’enali. i-u k-w-n-k-w- y-t-e-a-i- ------------------------- isu k’wanik’wa yat’enali.
Where is Peter? ፒተር--ት --? ፒተር የት ነው? ፒ-ር የ- ነ-? ---------- ፒተር የት ነው? 0
pīt------t- -ew-? pīteri yeti newi? p-t-r- y-t- n-w-? ----------------- pīteri yeti newi?
At the café. ካፌ -ስጥ። ካፌ ውስጥ። ካ- ው-ጥ- ------- ካፌ ውስጥ። 0
k-f- wisi-’i. kafē wisit’i. k-f- w-s-t-i- ------------- kafē wisit’i.
He is drinking coffee. እ- -ና--የ-ጣ -ው። እሱ ቡና እየጠጣ ነው። እ- ቡ- እ-ጠ- ነ-። -------------- እሱ ቡና እየጠጣ ነው። 0
i-u -una i-et----a n-w-. isu buna iyet’et’a newi. i-u b-n- i-e-’-t-a n-w-. ------------------------ isu buna iyet’et’a newi.
Where do they like to go? የት---ድ-ይ-ል-ሉ? የት መሄድ ይፈልጋሉ? የ- መ-ድ ይ-ል-ሉ- ------------- የት መሄድ ይፈልጋሉ? 0
y-ti-m-h-di yife-ig---? yeti mehēdi yifeligalu? y-t- m-h-d- y-f-l-g-l-? ----------------------- yeti mehēdi yifeligalu?
To a concert. ወደ ሙዚ---ግጅት። ወደ ሙዚቃ ዝግጅት። ወ- ሙ-ቃ ዝ-ጅ-። ------------ ወደ ሙዚቃ ዝግጅት። 0
w-----uz-k-- z-gi-i--. wede muzīk’a zigijiti. w-d- m-z-k-a z-g-j-t-. ---------------------- wede muzīk’a zigijiti.
They like to listen to music. እነ--ሙዚቃ-ማ-መ------። እነሱ ሙዚቃ ማዳመጥ ይወዳሉ። እ-ሱ ሙ-ቃ ማ-መ- ይ-ዳ-። ------------------ እነሱ ሙዚቃ ማዳመጥ ይወዳሉ። 0
ine-u-m-z-k’- -adamet-i y-w--a--. inesu muzīk’a madamet’i yiwedalu. i-e-u m-z-k-a m-d-m-t-i y-w-d-l-. --------------------------------- inesu muzīk’a madamet’i yiwedalu.
Where do they not like to go? የት-------ፈልጉም? የት መሄድ አይፈልጉም? የ- መ-ድ አ-ፈ-ጉ-? -------------- የት መሄድ አይፈልጉም? 0
ye-- m-h-----y---li-u--? yeti mehēdi āyifeligumi? y-t- m-h-d- ā-i-e-i-u-i- ------------------------ yeti mehēdi āyifeligumi?
To the disco. ወ- ዳ-ስ---። ወደ ዳንስ ቤት። ወ- ዳ-ስ ቤ-። ---------- ወደ ዳንስ ቤት። 0
we---dani----ēti. wede danisi bēti. w-d- d-n-s- b-t-. ----------------- wede danisi bēti.
They do not like to dance. እ-ሱ-መ--ስ አይ--ም። እነሱ መደነስ አይወዱም። እ-ሱ መ-ነ- አ-ወ-ም- --------------- እነሱ መደነስ አይወዱም። 0
i--s- m-d--es- -yiwed---. inesu medenesi āyiwedumi. i-e-u m-d-n-s- ā-i-e-u-i- ------------------------- inesu medenesi āyiwedumi.

Creole Languages

Did you know that German is spoken in the South Pacific? It's really true! In parts of Papua New Guinea and Australia, people speak Unserdeutsch . It is a Creole language. Creole languages emerge in language contact situations. That is, when multiple different languages encounter one another. By now, many Creole languages are almost extinct. But worldwide 15 million people still speak a Creole language. Creole languages are always native languages. It's different with Pidgin languages. Pidgin languages are very simplified forms of speech. They are only good for very basic communication. Most Creole languages originated in the colonial era. Therefore, Creole languages are often based on European languages. One characteristic of Creole languages is a limited vocabulary. Creole languages have their own phonology too. The grammar of Creole languages is heavily simplified. Complicated rules are simply ignored by the speakers. Each Creole language is an important component of national identity. As a result, there is a lot of literature written in Creole languages. Creole languages are especially interesting for linguists. This is because they demonstrate how languages develop and later die out. So the development of language can be studied in Creole languages. They also prove that languages can change and adapt. The discipline used to research Creole languages is Creolistics, or Creology. One of the best-known sentences in the Creole language comes from Jamaica. Bob Marley made it world famous – do you know it? It's No woman, no cry! (= No, woman, don't cry!)
Did you know?
Finnish is the native language of approximately 5 million people. It is counted among the Finno-Ugrian languages. It is closely related to Estonian, and very distantly related to Hungarian. As a Uralic language, it strongly differentiates itself from the Indo-Germanic languages. An example of this is its agglutinating language structure. That means that grammatical functions are expressed through suffixed syllables. This is how long words originate that are so typical for Finnish. Another hallmark of Finnish is its many vowels. Finnish grammar distinguishes between 15 different cases. It is important to clearly separate long and short sounds in the intonation. Written and spoken Finnish are noticeably different from each other. This phenomenon is less pronounced in other European languages. All of this makes Finnish not especially easy. But all rules are consistently upheld. And the nice thing about Finnish is that it is so completely logical!