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en Giving reasons 2   »   ti ገለ ምኽንያት ምሃብ 2

76 [seventy-six]

Giving reasons 2

Giving reasons 2

76 [ሰብዓንሽዱሽተን]

76 [sebi‘anishidushiteni]

ገለ ምኽንያት ምሃብ 2

[gele miẖiniyati mihabi 2]

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Why didn’t you come? ስ-ም-ታይ ------ጻ--? ስ_____ ኢ_ ዘ______ ስ-ም-ታ- ኢ- ዘ-መ-እ-? ----------------- ስለምንታይ ኢኻ ዘይመጻእካ? 0
s-le-initayi īẖ---ey---ts-a-i-a? s___________ ī__ z______________ s-l-m-n-t-y- ī-̱- z-y-m-t-’-’-k-? --------------------------------- sileminitayi īẖa zeyimets’a’ika?
I was ill. ሓ-መ ኔረ። ሓ__ ኔ__ ሓ-መ ኔ-። ------- ሓሚመ ኔረ። 0
h---ī-- n---። ḥ_____ n____ h-a-ī-e n-r-። ------------- ḥamīme nēre።
I didn’t come because I was ill. ሓ-መ -ለ-ነበር- -የ---መ--ኩ። ሓ__ ስ______ እ_ ዘ______ ሓ-መ ስ-ዝ-በ-ኩ እ- ዘ-መ-እ-። ---------------------- ሓሚመ ስለዝነበርኩ እየ ዘይመጻእኩ። 0
ḥ-m--e-si-e--n-be-i-u---- -e--mets-a’-k-። ḥ_____ s_____________ i__ z______________ h-a-ī-e s-l-z-n-b-r-k- i-e z-y-m-t-’-’-k-። ------------------------------------------ ḥamīme silezineberiku iye zeyimets’a’iku።
Why didn’t she come? ስ-ም----ኢ--ን--ዘ-መጸት? ስ_____ ኢ_ ን_ ዘ_____ ስ-ም-ታ- ኢ- ን- ዘ-መ-ት- ------------------- ስለምንታይ ኢያ ንሳ ዘይመጸት? 0
s-le-i--tayi īy- n--a--e-i---s-e-i? s___________ ī__ n___ z____________ s-l-m-n-t-y- ī-a n-s- z-y-m-t-’-t-? ----------------------------------- sileminitayi īya nisa zeyimets’eti?
She was tired. ደ-ማ--ራ። ደ__ ኔ__ ደ-ማ ኔ-። ------- ደኺማ ኔራ። 0
d--̱īma---ra። d_____ n____ d-h-ī-a n-r-። ------------- deẖīma nēra።
She didn’t come because she was tired. ደኺማ ስ----ረት -------። ደ__ ስ______ ኣ_____ ። ደ-ማ ስ-ዝ-በ-ት ኣ-መ-ት- ። -------------------- ደኺማ ስለዝነበረት ኣይመጸትን ። 0
deh-īma si------b-re-- ayi-e---e--n--። d_____ s_____________ a____________ ። d-h-ī-a s-l-z-n-b-r-t- a-i-e-s-e-i-i ። -------------------------------------- deẖīma silezinebereti ayimets’etini ።
Why didn’t he come? ን-----ንታይ--ይ--ን። ን_ ስ_____ ኣ_____ ን- ስ-ም-ታ- ኣ-መ-ን- ---------------- ንሱ ስለምንታይ ኣይመጸን። 0
n-su-sile---i---- --im-t-----። n___ s___________ a___________ n-s- s-l-m-n-t-y- a-i-e-s-e-i- ------------------------------ nisu sileminitayi ayimets’eni።
He wasn’t interested. ድልየት---ነበ-ን። ድ___ ኣ______ ድ-የ- ኣ-ነ-ሮ-። ------------ ድልየት ኣይነበሮን። 0
di----t- a-i---ero-i። d_______ a___________ d-l-y-t- a-i-e-e-o-i- --------------------- diliyeti ayineberoni።
He didn’t come because he wasn’t interested. ንሱ -ይ--------ቱ--ል-- -ለዘ--በ-። ን_ ኣ____ መ____ ድ___ ስ_______ ን- ኣ-መ-ን መ-ን-ቱ ድ-የ- ስ-ዘ-ነ-ሮ- ---------------------------- ንሱ ኣይመጸን መኽንያቱ ድልየት ስለዘይነበሮ። 0
ni---a---ets’e-- --h-i--------i--y--- ----z-yineb-ro። n___ a__________ m_________ d_______ s______________ n-s- a-i-e-s-e-i m-h-i-i-a-u d-l-y-t- s-l-z-y-n-b-r-። ----------------------------------------------------- nisu ayimets’eni meẖiniyatu diliyeti silezeyinebero።
Why didn’t you come? ንስ-ትኩ---ለ-ን-- ዘይ--ኹ-? ን_____ ስ_____ ዘ______ ን-ኻ-ኩ- ስ-ም-ታ- ዘ-መ-ኹ-? --------------------- ንስኻትኩም ስለምንታይ ዘይመጻኹም? 0
n---h---ikumi -i--m---t--i--ey-m----a-̱u--? n___________ s___________ z______________ n-s-h-a-i-u-i s-l-m-n-t-y- z-y-m-t-’-h-u-i- ------------------------------------------- nisiẖatikumi sileminitayi zeyimets’aẖumi?
Our car is damaged. መኪ- -ባ-ሽያት- ። መ__ ተ______ ። መ-ና ተ-ላ-ያ-ና ። ------------- መኪና ተባላሽያትና ። 0
m-kīn- ---a-as-iyati-a ። m_____ t______________ ። m-k-n- t-b-l-s-i-a-i-a ። ------------------------ mekīna tebalashiyatina ።
We didn’t come because our car is damaged. መ-ና- ---ተበላ--- -ና-ዝ-መጻ-- ። መ___ ስ________ ኢ_ ዝ_____ ። መ-ና- ስ-ዝ-በ-ሸ-ት ኢ- ዝ-መ-እ- ። -------------------------- መኪናና ስለዝተበላሸወት ኢና ዝይመጻእና ። 0
me-ī-ana--ilez-t---la--ewe-- īna --y---t-’-’--a ። m_______ s__________________ ī__ z_____________ ። m-k-n-n- s-l-z-t-b-l-s-e-e-i ī-a z-y-m-t-’-’-n- ። ------------------------------------------------- mekīnana silezitebelasheweti īna ziyimets’a’ina ።
Why didn’t the people come? እ-ም---ት ስ--ንታ- ኢ-ም----ጽኡ? እ__ ሰ__ ስ_____ ኢ__ ዘ_____ እ-ም ሰ-ት ስ-ም-ታ- ኢ-ም ዘ-መ-ኡ- ------------------------- እቶም ሰባት ስለምንታይ ኢዮም ዘይመጽኡ? 0
itomi-----t- ---em-n-t-y--ī-o-- -----et--i’u? i____ s_____ s___________ ī____ z____________ i-o-i s-b-t- s-l-m-n-t-y- ī-o-i z-y-m-t-’-’-? --------------------------------------------- itomi sebati sileminitayi īyomi zeyimets’i’u?
They missed the train. ባቡ- -ዲፋቶም ከ--። ባ__ ገ____ ከ___ ባ-ር ገ-ፋ-ም ከ-ዳ- -------------- ባቡር ገዲፋቶም ከይዳ። 0
b-buri-g-d--a-o-- keyida። b_____ g_________ k______ b-b-r- g-d-f-t-m- k-y-d-። ------------------------- baburi gedīfatomi keyida።
They didn’t come because they missed the train. ባቡ----ፋ-- ሰለ ዝ--- እዮ- ዘይመ--። ባ__ ገ____ ሰ_ ዝ___ እ__ ዘ___ ። ባ-ር ገ-ፋ-ም ሰ- ዝ-ደ- እ-ም ዘ-መ- ። ---------------------------- ባቡር ገዲፋቶም ሰለ ዝኸደት እዮም ዘይመጹ ። 0
b--ur- ----f-to-i se-- z-h--de-i---omi--e--m-ts-u-። b_____ g_________ s___ z_______ i____ z_________ ። b-b-r- g-d-f-t-m- s-l- z-h-e-e-i i-o-i z-y-m-t-’- ። --------------------------------------------------- baburi gedīfatomi sele ziẖedeti iyomi zeyimets’u ።
Why didn’t you come? ስለም--------ይ-ጻእካ? ስ_____ ኢ_ ዘ______ ስ-ም-ታ- ኢ- ዘ-መ-እ-? ----------------- ስለምንታይ ኢኻ ዘይመጻእካ? 0
si-emi-itay- īh-a ---i-e-s’--ika? s___________ ī__ z______________ s-l-m-n-t-y- ī-̱- z-y-m-t-’-’-k-? --------------------------------- sileminitayi īẖa zeyimets’a’ika?
I was not allowed to. ኣ--ፍ-ደለ-- --። ኣ________ ኔ__ ኣ-ተ-ቐ-ለ-ን ኔ-። ------------- ኣይተፍቐደለይን ኔሩ። 0
a-i-e-i--’--eley-ni--ē--። a_________________ n____ a-i-e-i-̱-e-e-e-i-i n-r-። ------------------------- ayitefiḵ’edeleyini nēru።
I didn’t come because I was not allowed to. ፍ-ድ ስ-ዘ-------የ-ዘ-መ--ኩ-። ፍ__ ስ_______ ኢ_ ዘ_______ ፍ-ድ ስ-ዘ-ነ-ረ- ኢ- ዘ-መ-እ-፣- ------------------------ ፍቓድ ስለዘይነበረኒ ኢየ ዘይመጻእኩ፣። 0
f-ḵ’--- s-l-----neb---nī--ye z-yi-e--’-’i-u-። f______ s_______________ ī__ z_______________ f-k-’-d- s-l-z-y-n-b-r-n- ī-e z-y-m-t-’-’-k-፣- ---------------------------------------------- fiḵ’adi silezeyineberenī īye zeyimets’a’iku፣።

The indigenous languages of America

Many different languages are spoken in America. English is the main language in North America. Spanish and Portuguese dominate in South America. All of these languages came to America from Europe. Before colonization, other languages were spoken there. These languages are known as the indigenous languages of America. Until today, they haven't been explored substantially. The variety of these languages is enormous. It is estimated that there are about 60 language families in North America. In South America there could even be as many as 150. Additionally, there are many isolated languages. All of these languages are very different. They exhibit only a few common structures. Therefore, it is difficult to classify the languages. The reason for their differences lies in the history of America. America was colonized in several stages. The first people came to America more than 10,000 years ago. Each population brought its language to the continent. The indigenous languages are most similar to Asian languages. The situation regarding America's ancient languages isn't the same everywhere. Many Native American languages are still in use in South America. Languages like Guarani or Quechua have millions of active speakers. By contrast, many languages in North America are almost extinct. The culture of the Native Americans of North America was long oppressed. In the process, their languages were lost. But interest in them has increased in the last few decades. There are many programs that aim to nurture and protect the languages. So they could have a future after all…