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23 [twenty-three]

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Learning foreign languages

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23 [haya sositi]

የውጭ ቋንቋዎችን መማር

[yewich’i k’wanik’wawochini memari]

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Where did you learn Spanish? የት -- እ---ኛ ---ሩ-? የት ነው እስፓንኛ የተማሩት? የ- ነ- እ-ፓ-ኛ የ-ማ-ት- ------------------ የት ነው እስፓንኛ የተማሩት? 0
yet---ew---s--ani-y- ye---arut-? yeti newi isipaninya yetemaruti? y-t- n-w- i-i-a-i-y- y-t-m-r-t-? -------------------------------- yeti newi isipaninya yetemaruti?
Can you also speak Portuguese? ፖር-ጋልኛም --ገር ይ---? ፖርቱጋልኛም መናገር ይችላሉ? ፖ-ቱ-ል-ም መ-ገ- ይ-ላ-? ------------------ ፖርቱጋልኛም መናገር ይችላሉ? 0
po--t---l-----i menag--i-yi--ila-u? poritugalinyami menageri yichilalu? p-r-t-g-l-n-a-i m-n-g-r- y-c-i-a-u- ----------------------------------- poritugalinyami menageri yichilalu?
Yes, and I also speak some Italian. አ---ጥ-ት-ጣ-ያ--ም-ጭ-ር---ላ-ው። አዎ። ጥቂት ጣሊያንኛም ጭምር እችላለው። አ-። ጥ-ት ጣ-ያ-ኛ- ጭ-ር እ-ላ-ው- ------------------------- አዎ። ጥቂት ጣሊያንኛም ጭምር እችላለው። 0
ā--- -’---īti-t--l----inya----h-im--i i--il-----. āwo. t’ik’īti t’alīyaninyami ch’imiri ichilalewi. ā-o- t-i-’-t- t-a-ī-a-i-y-m- c-’-m-r- i-h-l-l-w-. ------------------------------------------------- āwo. t’ik’īti t’alīyaninyami ch’imiri ichilalewi.
I think you speak very well. እንደሚመ--ኝ በጣም ጥ--ይ--ራ-። እንደሚመስለኝ በጣም ጥሩ ይናገራሉ። እ-ደ-መ-ለ- በ-ም ጥ- ይ-ገ-ሉ- ---------------------- እንደሚመስለኝ በጣም ጥሩ ይናገራሉ። 0
i--de-ī-es-le-yi-bet--mi t’--u-----geralu. inidemīmesilenyi bet’ami t’iru yinageralu. i-i-e-ī-e-i-e-y- b-t-a-i t-i-u y-n-g-r-l-. ------------------------------------------ inidemīmesilenyi bet’ami t’iru yinageralu.
The languages are quite similar. ቋንቋ-----ም ተመሳ---- ----። ቋንቋዎቹ በጣም ተመሳሳይነት አላቸው። ቋ-ቋ-ቹ በ-ም ተ-ሳ-ይ-ት አ-ቸ-። ----------------------- ቋንቋዎቹ በጣም ተመሳሳይነት አላቸው። 0
k’-a------woc----e--a---teme-asay--e--------e--. k’wanik’wawochu bet’ami temesasayineti ālachewi. k-w-n-k-w-w-c-u b-t-a-i t-m-s-s-y-n-t- ā-a-h-w-. ------------------------------------------------ k’wanik’wawochu bet’ami temesasayineti ālachewi.
I can understand them well. እኔ- ጥ---ገቡ-ል------ው። እኔም ጥሩ ይገቡኛል/ እሰማለው። እ-ም ጥ- ይ-ቡ-ል- እ-ማ-ው- -------------------- እኔም ጥሩ ይገቡኛል/ እሰማለው። 0
i-ēm- t’i-u---g-----ali/-i-emal-w-. inēmi t’iru yigebunyali/ isemalewi. i-ē-i t-i-u y-g-b-n-a-i- i-e-a-e-i- ----------------------------------- inēmi t’iru yigebunyali/ isemalewi.
But speaking and writing is difficult. ግን -ና--ና-መ-ፍ ከባድ ነ-። ግን መናገርና መጻፍ ከባድ ነው። ግ- መ-ገ-ና መ-ፍ ከ-ድ ነ-። -------------------- ግን መናገርና መጻፍ ከባድ ነው። 0
gin--m-n-ge-ina -ets-a-- k---d- n-wi. gini menagerina mets’afi kebadi newi. g-n- m-n-g-r-n- m-t-’-f- k-b-d- n-w-. ------------------------------------- gini menagerina mets’afi kebadi newi.
I still make many mistakes. እ-ከ አ-ን -ዙ-እሳ---ው። እስከ አሁን ብዙ እሳሳታለው። እ-ከ አ-ን ብ- እ-ሳ-ለ-። ------------------ እስከ አሁን ብዙ እሳሳታለው። 0
is--- āhu-i --z- i---a-al---. isike āhuni bizu isasatalewi. i-i-e ā-u-i b-z- i-a-a-a-e-i- ----------------------------- isike āhuni bizu isasatalewi.
Please correct me each time. እ--ዎ -- ጊ--ያርሙ-። እባክዎ ሁል ጊዜ ያርሙኝ። እ-ክ- ሁ- ጊ- ያ-ሙ-። ---------------- እባክዎ ሁል ጊዜ ያርሙኝ። 0
ib-ki-- -ul------ ------n--. ibakiwo huli gīzē yarimunyi. i-a-i-o h-l- g-z- y-r-m-n-i- ---------------------------- ibakiwo huli gīzē yarimunyi.
Your pronunciation is very good. አ-ጋገ---ጥ---ው። አነጋገሮት ጥሩ ነው። አ-ጋ-ሮ- ጥ- ነ-። ------------- አነጋገሮት ጥሩ ነው። 0
ā-eg----oti----------i. ānegageroti t’iru newi. ā-e-a-e-o-i t-i-u n-w-. ----------------------- ānegageroti t’iru newi.
You only have a slight accent. ትንሽ--ነ--- ዘይቤ ች----ለ-ዎ። ትንሽ ያነጋገር ዘይቤ ችግር አለብዎ። ት-ሽ ያ-ጋ-ር ዘ-ቤ ች-ር አ-ብ-። ----------------------- ትንሽ ያነጋገር ዘይቤ ችግር አለብዎ። 0
tini-hi y-n---ger----yi-ē ----ir----e----. tinishi yanegageri zeyibē chigiri ālebiwo. t-n-s-i y-n-g-g-r- z-y-b- c-i-i-i ā-e-i-o- ------------------------------------------ tinishi yanegageri zeyibē chigiri ālebiwo.
One can tell where you come from. ከየት----መጡ ሰው--ወ- ይ-ላል-። ከየት እንደመጡ ሰው ማወቅ ይችላል ። ከ-ት እ-ደ-ጡ ሰ- ማ-ቅ ይ-ላ- ። ----------------------- ከየት እንደመጡ ሰው ማወቅ ይችላል ። 0
k-ye-i-in-de----- se-i m-------------al- . keyeti inidemet’u sewi mawek’i yichilali . k-y-t- i-i-e-e-’- s-w- m-w-k-i y-c-i-a-i . ------------------------------------------ keyeti inidemet’u sewi mawek’i yichilali .
What is your mother tongue / native language (am.)? የ-ፍ --- ቋንቋ- -------? የአፍ መፍቻ ቋንቋዎ ምንድን ነው? የ-ፍ መ-ቻ ቋ-ቋ- ም-ድ- ነ-? --------------------- የአፍ መፍቻ ቋንቋዎ ምንድን ነው? 0
ye---i mef-ch- k’--ni-’--w- m-nidin----w-? ye’āfi meficha k’wanik’wawo minidini newi? y-’-f- m-f-c-a k-w-n-k-w-w- m-n-d-n- n-w-? ------------------------------------------ ye’āfi meficha k’wanik’wawo minidini newi?
Are you taking a language course? ቋ-- እየ--- ነው? ቋንቋ እየተማሩ ነው? ቋ-ቋ እ-ተ-ሩ ነ-? ------------- ቋንቋ እየተማሩ ነው? 0
k-w-n-k’-a iy---ma-- -ew-? k’wanik’wa iyetemaru newi? k-w-n-k-w- i-e-e-a-u n-w-? -------------------------- k’wanik’wa iyetemaru newi?
Which textbook are you using? የቱ- -ጽ----ው የሚ-ቀ--? የቱን መጽሐፍ ነው የሚጠቀሙት? የ-ን መ-ሐ- ነ- የ-ጠ-ሙ-? ------------------- የቱን መጽሐፍ ነው የሚጠቀሙት? 0
y-t-ni -e-s---̣-fi---wi --mī--ek’e--ti? yetuni mets’ih-āfi newi yemīt’ek’emuti? y-t-n- m-t-’-h-ā-i n-w- y-m-t-e-’-m-t-? --------------------------------------- yetuni mets’iḥāfi newi yemīt’ek’emuti?
I don’t remember the name right now. ስሙ- -ሁን-ማ------ልች-ም። ስሙን አሁን ማስታወስ አልችልም። ስ-ን አ-ን ማ-ታ-ስ አ-ች-ም- -------------------- ስሙን አሁን ማስታወስ አልችልም። 0
si-u-- -hu---ma--ta--si ā---hilim-. simuni āhuni masitawesi ālichilimi. s-m-n- ā-u-i m-s-t-w-s- ā-i-h-l-m-. ----------------------------------- simuni āhuni masitawesi ālichilimi.
The title is not coming to me. ር-- ---ልኝ--ል---። ርእሱ ሊመጣልኝ አልቻለም። ር-ሱ ሊ-ጣ-ኝ አ-ቻ-ም- ---------------- ርእሱ ሊመጣልኝ አልቻለም። 0
ri’i-u-l---t’al-----ā---------. ri’isu līmet’alinyi ālichalemi. r-’-s- l-m-t-a-i-y- ā-i-h-l-m-. ------------------------------- ri’isu līmet’alinyi ālichalemi.
I’ve forgotten it. እረስቼ-ለሁኝ። እረስቼዋለሁኝ። እ-ስ-ዋ-ሁ-። --------- እረስቼዋለሁኝ። 0
ir--ic-ēwal-hu---. iresichēwalehunyi. i-e-i-h-w-l-h-n-i- ------------------ iresichēwalehunyi.

Germanic Languages

The Germanic languages belong to the Indo-European language family. This linguistic group is characterized by its phonological features. Differences in the phonology distinguish these languages from others. There are about 15 Germanic languages. 500 million people worldwide speak them as their native tongue. The exact number of individual languages is difficult to determine. It is often unclear whether independent languages or only dialects exist. The most prominent Germanic language is English. It has 350 million native speakers worldwide. After that come German and Dutch. The Germanic languages are divided into different groups. There are North Germanic, West Germanic, and East Germanic. North Germanic languages are the Scandinavian languages. English, German and Dutch are West Germanic languages. The East Germanic languages have all become extinct. Old English, for example, belonged to this group. Colonization spread Germanic languages across the world. As a result, Dutch is understood in the Caribbean and in South Africa. All Germanic languages are derived from a common root. Whether or not there was a uniform proto-language is unclear. Besides that, only a few old Germanic texts exist. Unlike the Romance languages, there are hardly any sources. Research of the Germanic languages is more difficult as a result. Relatively little is also known about the culture of the Germanic people, or Teutons. The people of the Teutons did not unite. As a result there was no common identity. Therefore, science has to rely on other sources. Without Greeks and Romans, we would only know a little about the Teutons!
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