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Small Talk 2

Small Talk 2

21 [ሃያ አንድ]

21 [haya ānidi]

አነስተኛ ንግግር 2

[āch’ach’iri nigigiri 2]

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Where do you come from? ከየ--ነ---መጡ-? ከ__ ነ_ የ____ ከ-ት ነ- የ-ጡ-? ------------ ከየት ነው የመጡት? 0
k-ye---n-w--y--------? k_____ n___ y_________ k-y-t- n-w- y-m-t-u-i- ---------------------- keyeti newi yemet’uti?
From Basel. ከባ-ል ከ___ ከ-ዝ- ---- ከባዝል 0
keba-i-i k_______ k-b-z-l- -------- kebazili
Basel is in Switzerland. ባዝ- የ-ገ-- ስ-ዚላ-ድ-ው-ጥ--ው። ባ__ የ____ ስ_____ ው__ ነ__ ባ-ል የ-ገ-ው ስ-ዚ-ን- ው-ጥ ነ-። ------------------------ ባዝል የሚገኘው ስዋዚላንድ ውስጥ ነው። 0
b-zil--yem--en--wi------ī---i-i-wi-it---ne-i. b_____ y__________ s___________ w______ n____ b-z-l- y-m-g-n-e-i s-w-z-l-n-d- w-s-t-i n-w-. --------------------------------------------- bazili yemīgenyewi siwazīlanidi wisit’i newi.
May I introduce Mr. Miller? አቶ----- -ስ------ች-ለው? አ_ ሚ___ ማ_____ እ_____ አ- ሚ-ር- ማ-ተ-ወ- እ-ላ-ው- --------------------- አቶ ሚለርን ማስተዋወቅ እችላለው? 0
ā---mīler-n- ma----w---k-i --hil-----? ā__ m_______ m____________ i__________ ā-o m-l-r-n- m-s-t-w-w-k-i i-h-l-l-w-? -------------------------------------- āto mīlerini masitewawek’i ichilalewi?
He is a foreigner. እ- -ው---ገ- ዜጋ-ነው። እ_ የ__ አ__ ዜ_ ነ__ እ- የ-ጭ አ-ር ዜ- ነ-። ----------------- እሱ የውጭ አገር ዜጋ ነው። 0
i-u----i-h’i-ā-eri--ēga --w-. i__ y_______ ā____ z___ n____ i-u y-w-c-’- ā-e-i z-g- n-w-. ----------------------------- isu yewich’i āgeri zēga newi.
He speaks several languages. እሱ--ተ--ዩ ---ዎችን ይ-ገራል። እ_ የ____ ቋ_____ ይ_____ እ- የ-ለ-ዩ ቋ-ቋ-ች- ይ-ገ-ል- ---------------------- እሱ የተለያዩ ቋንቋዎችን ይናገራል። 0
i---y-t-l-y------w-nik’---och--i ---a---al-. i__ y_________ k________________ y__________ i-u y-t-l-y-y- k-w-n-k-w-w-c-i-i y-n-g-r-l-. -------------------------------------------- isu yeteleyayu k’wanik’wawochini yinagerali.
Are you here for the first time? ለመጀመሪ- --ዎ -ው --ህ? ለ_____ ጊ__ ነ_ እ___ ለ-ጀ-ሪ- ጊ-ዎ ነ- እ-ህ- ------------------ ለመጀመሪያ ጊዜዎ ነው እዚህ? 0
lemejeme-īya----ēwo -e-- i-ī--? l___________ g_____ n___ i_____ l-m-j-m-r-y- g-z-w- n-w- i-ī-i- ------------------------------- lemejemerīya gīzēwo newi izīhi?
No, I was here once last year. አይደ-ም--ያ--ው --ት -ንዴ--ዚ-----ኩ-። አ_____ ያ___ አ__ አ__ እ__ ነ_____ አ-ደ-ም- ያ-ፈ- አ-ት አ-ዴ እ-ህ ነ-ር-ኝ- ------------------------------ አይደለም። ያለፈው አመት አንዴ እዚህ ነበርኩኝ። 0
ā---elemi---al--e---āme-i-ā-id- ---hi-----rik-ny-. ā_________ y_______ ā____ ā____ i____ n___________ ā-i-e-e-i- y-l-f-w- ā-e-i ā-i-ē i-ī-i n-b-r-k-n-i- -------------------------------------------------- āyidelemi. yalefewi āmeti ānidē izīhi neberikunyi.
Only for a week, though. ግን-ለ--- -ምን--ብቻ ነበረ። ግ_ ለ___ ሳ___ ብ_ ነ___ ግ- ለ-ን- ሳ-ን- ብ- ነ-ረ- -------------------- ግን ለአንድ ሳምንት ብቻ ነበረ። 0
gin- le’-n--i s--ini-i------ n---re. g___ l_______ s_______ b____ n______ g-n- l-’-n-d- s-m-n-t- b-c-a n-b-r-. ------------------------------------ gini le’ānidi saminiti bicha nebere.
How do you like it here? እኛ -- --ው-ል? እ_ ጋ_ ወ_____ እ- ጋ- ወ-ው-ል- ------------ እኛ ጋር ወደውታል? 0
i------ri w--e---al-? i___ g___ w__________ i-y- g-r- w-d-w-t-l-? --------------------- inya gari wedewitali?
A lot. The people are nice. በጣም --- --ቹ ጥ- ናቸው-። በ__ ጥ__ ሰ__ ጥ_ ና__ ። በ-ም ጥ-! ሰ-ቹ ጥ- ና-ው ። -------------------- በጣም ጥሩ! ሰዎቹ ጥሩ ናቸው ። 0
b-t’-mi---i--- s-wochu--’i-u -achewi-. b______ t_____ s______ t____ n______ . b-t-a-i t-i-u- s-w-c-u t-i-u n-c-e-i . -------------------------------------- bet’ami t’iru! sewochu t’iru nachewi .
And I like the scenery, too. መ-ከዓ-ም---- ወ---ለ-። መ_________ ወ______ መ-ከ---ድ-ን- ወ-ጄ-ለ-። ------------------ መልከዓ-ምድሩንም ወድጄዋለው። 0
m-li---a-m-di-un--i------ēw-le-i. m__________________ w____________ m-l-k-‘---i-i-u-i-i w-d-j-w-l-w-. --------------------------------- melike‘a-midirunimi wedijēwalewi.
What is your profession? ሞ-ዎ--ስ--)-ምንድን -ው? ሞ__ (____ ም___ ነ__ ሞ-ዎ (-ራ-) ም-ድ- ነ-? ------------------ ሞያዎ (ስራዎ) ምንድን ነው? 0
mo-a-o -s----o- ---i-ini --wi? m_____ (_______ m_______ n____ m-y-w- (-i-a-o- m-n-d-n- n-w-? ------------------------------ moyawo (sirawo) minidini newi?
I am a translator. እ- ተር---ነ-። እ_ ተ___ ነ__ እ- ተ-ጋ- ነ-። ----------- እኔ ተርጋሚ ነኝ። 0
inē------amī ne-yi. i__ t_______ n_____ i-ē t-r-g-m- n-n-i- ------------------- inē terigamī nenyi.
I translate books. እ- -ጽሐፎ------ጉማ-ው። እ_ መ_____ እ_______ እ- መ-ሐ-ች- እ-ረ-ማ-ው- ------------------ እኔ መጽሐፎችን እተረጉማለው። 0
inē m--s’iḥāfo--i---iter--umalew-. i__ m______________ i_____________ i-ē m-t-’-h-ā-o-h-n- i-e-e-u-a-e-i- ----------------------------------- inē mets’iḥāfochini iteregumalewi.
Are you alone here? ብቻዎ---ነ-ት ---? ብ____ ነ__ እ___ ብ-ዎ-ን ነ-ት እ-ህ- -------------- ብቻዎትን ነዎት እዚህ? 0
b--h--o-i-- n-w--i -zī--? b__________ n_____ i_____ b-c-a-o-i-i n-w-t- i-ī-i- ------------------------- bichawotini newoti izīhi?
No, my wife / my husband is also here. አይደ-ም---ስ-- -ባ-- እዚህ ናት/ -- ። አ_____ ሚ___ /___ እ__ ና__ ነ_ ። አ-ደ-ም- ሚ-ቴ- /-ሌ- እ-ህ ና-/ ነ- ። ----------------------------- አይደለም። ሚስቴም /ባሌም እዚህ ናት/ ነው ። 0
ā----le--- --sitē-i-/-alēm- -z-hi-------newi-. ā_________ m_______ /______ i____ n____ n___ . ā-i-e-e-i- m-s-t-m- /-a-ē-i i-ī-i n-t-/ n-w- . ---------------------------------------------- āyidelemi. mīsitēmi /balēmi izīhi nati/ newi .
And those are my two children. እነዚ--ሁለ---ኔ ል-ች----። እ___ ሁ__ የ_ ል__ ና___ እ-ዚ- ሁ-ቱ የ- ል-ች ና-ው- -------------------- እነዚያ ሁለቱ የኔ ልጆች ናቸው። 0
inezī-a-hu-etu ye-- l-----i-na--ew-. i______ h_____ y___ l______ n_______ i-e-ī-a h-l-t- y-n- l-j-c-i n-c-e-i- ------------------------------------ inezīya huletu yenē lijochi nachewi.

Romance Languages

700 million people speak a Romance language as their native tongue. Thus the Romance language group ranks among the most significant worldwide. Romance languages belong to the Indo-European language family. All Romance languages date back to Latin. This means they are descendants of the language of Rome. The basis of all Romance languages was Vulgar Latin. By which is meant the Latin spoken in late ancient times. Vulgar Latin was spread throughout Europe through Roman conquests. Out of it there then developed the Romance languages and dialects. Latin itself is an Italian language. There are in total about 15 Romance languages. The exact number is difficult to determine. It is often unclear whether independent languages or only dialects exist. A few Romance languages have died out over the years. But new languages based on Romance languages have also developed. They are Creole languages. Today, Spanish is the largest Romance language worldwide. It belongs to the world languages with more than 380 million speakers. Romance languages are very interesting for scientists. Because the history of this linguistic group is well-documented. Latin or Roman texts have existed for 2,500 years. Linguists use them to examine the evolution of the individual languages. Thus, the rules from which language develops can be researched. Many of these results can be transferred to other languages. The grammar of Romance languages is similarly constructed. Above all, however, the vocabulary of the languages is similar. If a person speaks one Romance language, he can easily learn another one. Thank you, Latin!
Did you know?
The Japanese language is surely one of the most fascinating. Many people find the writing system especially interesting. It is comprised of Chinese symbols and two syllabaries. Another characteristic of Japanese is that it has many dialects. These differ from one another significantly in some cases. Thus it is possible that two speakers from different regions do not understand each other. Japanese has a melodic accent. If a word needs to be emphasized it is not spoken louder. The pitches of the sounds are varied. Approximately 130 million people speak Japanese. Naturally, the majority of those live in Japan. There are also large groups of Japanese speakers in Brazil and North America. They are the descendants of Japanese emigrants. There are relatively few true second language speakers. That is exactly what should motivate us to learn this exciting language!