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Somali grammar!

Postby Naaima » Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:15 am

Salam alaikum

am i the only one who had no clue about somali grammar Confused

how would you say in somali the following

adjective
adverb
conjunction
pronoun
possessive
noun
proper name
verb

how do we conjugate adjective etc

Bad, wors, worst
Good, better, best
Far, further, furthes

how do we conjugate verb etc

to be
to have

and, how do we decline noun?

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Re: Somali grammar!

Postby Kramer » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:03 pm

adjective =sifo
adverb =sifeeye
conjunction =xariiriye
pronoun =magac uyaal
possessive ==lahaansho
noun ======magac
proper name==magac tilmaam
verb =ficil

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Re: Somali grammar!

Postby Diblomaasi » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:24 pm

[quote="Kramer"]adjective =sifo
adverb =sifeeye
conjunction =xariiriye
pronoun =magac uyaal
possessive ==lahaansho
noun ======magac
proper name==magac tilmaam
verb =ficil[/quote]

If I'm not mistaken, verb and adverb are 'fal' and 'falkaab' in proper somali.

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Re: Somali grammar!

Postby Gifted » Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:07 pm

Woah...Woah.......Somali has grammar Shocked

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Re: Somali grammar!

Postby Naaima » Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:28 pm

Kramer

Surprised, i am totally surprised, didn't know we had names for all, thank you.



[quote]If I'm not mistaken, verb and adverb are 'fal' and 'falkaab' in proper somali.[/quote]

fal iyo ficil waa isku mid isnnt?

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Re: Somali grammar!

Postby Naaima » Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:45 pm

will try to conjugate the adjective (qurux)

1) Qurux
2) Quruxbadan
3 Ugu quruxbadan

Cool , i am pretty sure i conjugated that correctly...if anyone wants to correct me go ahead

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Re: Somali grammar!

Postby Diblomaasi » Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:07 pm

[quote="Naaima"]Kramer

Surprised, i am totally surprised, didn't know we had names for all, thank you.



[quote]If I'm not mistaken, verb and adverb are 'fal' and 'falkaab' in proper somali.[/quote]

fal iyo ficil waa isku mid isnnt?[/quote]


The difference is that one is Arabic (ficil) and the other is Somali (fal).


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