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79 [seventy-nine]

Adjectives 2

Adjectives 2

79 [ሰብዓንትሽዓተን]

79 [sebi‘anitishi‘ateni]

ቅጽላት 2

[k’its’ilati 2]

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I am wearing a blue dress. ሰማያዊ-ቀሚሽ ተኸ----ሎኹ። ሰ___ ቀ__ ተ___ ኣ___ ሰ-ያ- ቀ-ሽ ተ-ዲ- ኣ-ኹ- ------------------ ሰማያዊ ቀሚሽ ተኸዲነ ኣሎኹ። 0
s-may--ī k---īsh- -e----īn- aloẖ-። s_______ k_______ t_______ a_____ s-m-y-w- k-e-ī-h- t-h-e-ī-e a-o-̱-። ----------------------------------- semayawī k’emīshi teẖedīne aloẖu።
I am wearing a red dress. ቀይሕ--ሚሽ----- --ኹ። ቀ__ ቀ__ ተ___ ኣ___ ቀ-ሕ ቀ-ሽ ተ-ዲ- ኣ-ኹ- ----------------- ቀይሕ ቀሚሽ ተኸዲነ ኣሎኹ። 0
k--y-ḥ- k--mīsh--teh--d-n- -loh-u። k______ k_______ t_______ a_____ k-e-i-̣- k-e-ī-h- t-h-e-ī-e a-o-̱-። ----------------------------------- k’eyiḥi k’emīshi teẖedīne aloẖu።
I am wearing a green dress. ቀጠ-- --- ተኸ-----ኹ። ቀ___ ቀ__ ተ___ ኣ___ ቀ-ል- ቀ-ሽ ተ-ዲ- ኣ-ኹ- ------------------ ቀጠልያ ቀሚሽ ተኸዲነ ኣሎኹ። 0
k---’---y----e--s-i-teh-----e--l-h--። k_________ k_______ t_______ a_____ k-e-’-l-y- k-e-ī-h- t-h-e-ī-e a-o-̱-። ------------------------------------- k’et’eliya k’emīshi teẖedīne aloẖu።
I’m buying a black bag. ጸላም---ጣ -ገዝእ--። ጸ__ ሳ__ ክ______ ጸ-ም ሳ-ጣ ክ-ዝ-‘-። --------------- ጸላም ሳንጣ ክገዝእ‘የ። 0
ts’-la-i s-n-t-- ------’-‘--። t_______ s______ k___________ t-’-l-m- s-n-t-a k-g-z-’-‘-e- ----------------------------- ts’elami sanit’a kigezi’i‘ye።
I’m buying a brown bag. ቡ-ዊት--ን- ክገዝእ--። ቡ___ ሳ__ ክ______ ቡ-ዊ- ሳ-ጣ ክ-ዝ-‘-። ---------------- ቡናዊት ሳንጣ ክገዝእ‘የ። 0
b-n-wīt- --nit’a -i-e----‘y-። b_______ s______ k___________ b-n-w-t- s-n-t-a k-g-z-’-‘-e- ----------------------------- bunawīti sanit’a kigezi’i‘ye።
I’m buying a white bag. ጻ-ዳ------ገ-እ-የ። ጻ__ ሳ__ ክ______ ጻ-ዳ ሳ-ጣ ክ-ዝ-‘-። --------------- ጻዕዳ ሳንጣ ክገዝእ‘የ። 0
ts’---d--s-n---a---g-zi’--ye። t_______ s______ k___________ t-’-‘-d- s-n-t-a k-g-z-’-‘-e- ----------------------------- ts’a‘ida sanit’a kigezi’i‘ye።
I need a new car. ሓ-- መኪና -ድል-- -- ። ሓ__ መ__ ተ____ ኣ_ ። ሓ-ሽ መ-ና ተ-ል-ኒ ኣ- ። ------------------ ሓዳሽ መኪና ተድልየኒ ኣላ ። 0
h---as---mek-n-----i---e-ī a-a ። ḥ______ m_____ t_________ a__ ። h-a-a-h- m-k-n- t-d-l-y-n- a-a ። -------------------------------- ḥadashi mekīna tediliyenī ala ።
I need a fast car. ቅ-ጥፍ- መ-- -ድልየኒ ኣላ ። ቅ____ መ__ ተ____ ኣ_ ። ቅ-ጥ-ቲ መ-ና ተ-ል-ኒ ኣ- ። -------------------- ቅልጥፍቲ መኪና ተድልየኒ ኣላ ። 0
k’-l-t’i---ī--e---a t-----y--- --a-። k___________ m_____ t_________ a__ ። k-i-i-’-f-t- m-k-n- t-d-l-y-n- a-a ። ------------------------------------ k’ilit’ifitī mekīna tediliyenī ala ።
I need a comfortable car. ምች-ቲ መ-ና-ተ-ልየ- -ላ ። ም___ መ__ ተ____ ኣ_ ። ም-እ- መ-ና ተ-ል-ኒ ኣ- ። ------------------- ምችእቲ መኪና ተድልየኒ ኣላ ። 0
m-c--’-tī----ī---t---li--nī al--። m________ m_____ t_________ a__ ። m-c-i-i-ī m-k-n- t-d-l-y-n- a-a ። --------------------------------- michi’itī mekīna tediliyenī ala ።
An old lady lives at the top. ኣብ--ላ-- ሓንቲ-ዓባይ-ሰ--ቲ ት-መ- ። ኣ__ ላ__ ሓ__ ዓ__ ሰ___ ት___ ። ኣ-ዚ ላ-ሊ ሓ-ቲ ዓ-ይ ሰ-ይ- ት-መ- ። --------------------------- ኣብዚ ላዕሊ ሓንቲ ዓባይ ሰበይቲ ትቕመጥ ። 0
a--zī l-‘i-ī-ḥ----ī -abayi--e----tī -ik--i-et’i ። a____ l_____ ḥ_____ ‘_____ s_______ t_________ ። a-i-ī l-‘-l- h-a-i-ī ‘-b-y- s-b-y-t- t-k-’-m-t-i ። -------------------------------------------------- abizī la‘ilī ḥanitī ‘abayi sebeyitī tiḵ’imet’i ።
A fat lady lives at the top. ኣ-- ላ-- --- ሮጋ--ሰ--ቲ ት--ጥ-። ኣ__ ላ__ ሓ__ ሮ__ ሰ___ ት___ ። ኣ-ዚ ላ-ሊ ሓ-ቲ ሮ-ድ ሰ-ይ- ት-መ- ። --------------------------- ኣብዚ ላዕሊ ሓንቲ ሮጋድ ሰበይቲ ትቕመጥ ። 0
ab--------l- h-an-t- rogad- se-e-i-- -ik-’-me--i ። a____ l_____ ḥ_____ r_____ s_______ t_________ ። a-i-ī l-‘-l- h-a-i-ī r-g-d- s-b-y-t- t-k-’-m-t-i ። -------------------------------------------------- abizī la‘ilī ḥanitī rogadi sebeyitī tiḵ’imet’i ።
A curious lady lives below. ኣብዚ-ታ-- ሓን- ህ--ይቲ--በይ- --መ--። ኣ__ ታ__ ሓ__ ህ____ ሰ___ ት___ ። ኣ-ዚ ታ-ቲ ሓ-ቲ ህ-ጥ-ቲ ሰ-ይ- ት-መ- ። ----------------------------- ኣብዚ ታሕቲ ሓንቲ ህንጥይቲ ሰበይቲ ትቕመጥ ። 0
ab--ī-t-----ī ḥani-ī------’iy-t- -e----tī-t--̱’imet’--። a____ t_____ ḥ_____ h__________ s_______ t_________ ። a-i-ī t-h-i-ī h-a-i-ī h-n-t-i-i-ī s-b-y-t- t-k-’-m-t-i ። -------------------------------------------------------- abizī taḥitī ḥanitī hinit’iyitī sebeyitī tiḵ’imet’i ።
Our guests were nice people. ኣ-ይሽ--ኣ--ም -ሩ-ት -ሮም። ኣ____ ኣ___ ብ___ ኔ___ ኣ-ይ-ና ኣ-ዮ- ብ-ኻ- ኔ-ም- -------------------- ኣጋይሽና ኣዝዮም ብሩኻት ኔሮም። 0
ag----hina a---om--b-ru--a---n-ro-i። a_________ a______ b_______ n______ a-a-i-h-n- a-i-o-i b-r-h-a-i n-r-m-። ------------------------------------ agayishina aziyomi biruẖati nēromi።
Our guests were polite people. ኣጋይ-- -ኽ-ሮ--ዘለ-ም---ም -ሮ-። ኣ____ ኣ____ ዘ___ ኢ__ ኔ___ ኣ-ይ-ና ኣ-ብ-ት ዘ-ዎ- ኢ-ም ኔ-ም- ------------------------- ኣጋይሽና ኣኽብሮት ዘለዎም ኢዮም ኔሮም። 0
a--y----na-aẖ--i-o-i-z----o-i īy-m--nēr--i። a_________ a________ z_______ ī____ n______ a-a-i-h-n- a-̱-b-r-t- z-l-w-m- ī-o-i n-r-m-። -------------------------------------------- agayishina aẖibiroti zelewomi īyomi nēromi።
Our guests were interesting people. ኣጋ--- ማረ---ሰ-ት-እዮ- ኔሮ-። ኣ____ ማ___ ሰ__ እ__ ኔ___ ኣ-ይ-ና ማ-ኽ- ሰ-ት እ-ም ኔ-ም- ----------------------- ኣጋይሽና ማረኽቲ ሰባት እዮም ኔሮም። 0
agay-s-i-a-ma-eẖ-t- --ba---iyo---n--o-i። a_________ m_______ s_____ i____ n______ a-a-i-h-n- m-r-h-i-ī s-b-t- i-o-i n-r-m-። ----------------------------------------- agayishina mareẖitī sebati iyomi nēromi።
I have lovely children. ኣነ-(ፍቁራ---ብ-ኻ- ቆ-- ኣ-ው-። ኣ_ (_____ ብ___ ቆ__ ኣ____ ኣ- (-ቁ-ት- ብ-ኻ- ቆ-ዑ ኣ-ው-። ------------------------ ኣነ (ፍቁራት) ብሩኻት ቆልዑ ኣለውኒ። 0
a-e-(-ik-u--t-- b--u-̱ati ---li‘u-a-e-inī። a__ (__________ b_______ k______ a_______ a-e (-i-’-r-t-) b-r-h-a-i k-o-i-u a-e-i-ī- ------------------------------------------ ane (fik’urati) biruẖati k’oli‘u alewinī።
But the neighbours have naughty children. እዞ- ጎ--ብ- -ን------ቆ-- ኣለ-ም። እ__ ጎ____ ግ_ ደ___ ቆ__ ኣ____ እ-ም ጎ-ባ-ቲ ግ- ደ-ራ- ቆ-ዑ ኣ-ዎ-። --------------------------- እዞም ጎረባብቲ ግን ደፋራት ቆልዑ ኣለዎም። 0
izo-i go--b----ī-gin--defar--i k-o-i-- -l----i። i____ g_________ g___ d_______ k______ a_______ i-o-i g-r-b-b-t- g-n- d-f-r-t- k-o-i-u a-e-o-i- ----------------------------------------------- izomi gorebabitī gini defarati k’oli‘u alewomi።
Are your children well behaved? ደ-ኹ--ሕያዎት -ዮም? ደ___ ሕ___ ድ___ ደ-ኹ- ሕ-ዎ- ድ-ም- -------------- ደቅኹም ሕያዎት ድዮም? 0
dek’----m---------ti-d-y---? d________ ḥ_______ d______ d-k-i-̱-m- h-i-a-o-i d-y-m-? ---------------------------- dek’iẖumi ḥiyawoti diyomi?

One language, many varieties

Even if we only speak one language, we speak many languages. For no language is a self-contained system. Every language shows many different dimensions. Language is a living system. Speakers always orient themselves towards their conversation partners. Therefore, people vary the language they speak. These varieties appear in various forms. For example, every language has a history. It has changed and will continue to change. This can be recognized in the fact that old people speak differently than young people. There are also various dialects in most languages. However, many dialect speakers can adapt to their environment. In certain situations they speak the standard language. Different social groups have different languages. Youth language or hunter's jargon are examples of this. Most people speak differently at work than they do at home. Many also use a professional jargon at work. Differences also appear in spoken and written language. Spoken language is typically much simpler than written. The difference can be quite large. This is the case when written languages don't change for a long time. Speakers then must learn to use the language in written form first. The language of women and men is often different as well. This difference isn't that great in western societies. But there are countries in which women speak very differently from men. In some cultures, politeness has its own linguistic form. Speaking is therefore not at all so easy! We have to pay attention to many different things at the same time…