The word maso is used in compounds to form words for the different kinds of meat. Alternatively, depending on the context, the single root word for the animal may be used, without the need to form a compound with maso.
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chicken: beef: pork: fish (meat):
The word fe can also mean of, as in what kind of. It can be used, for example, to refer to the contents of a container.
fenjan fe cay
a cup of tea
glasu fe sui
a glass of water
The word kufi only denotes number or quantity (sufficient number/quantity of). Kufimo, on the other hand, is used for modifying adjective/adverbs, such as in the phrase tall enough.
Pingo kima kekwanti?
"The apples cost what-quantity?"
How much do the apples cost?
Ovo kima care dolar.
Eggs cost four dollars.
Misu mama no kari swinimaso.
My mom doesn't buy pork.
Kam yu suki Mexikoli bira?
Do you like Mexican beer?
Medisyen glu glasu fe vino.
The doctor is drinking a glass of wine.
Mama ji papa le idi cel bazar. Ete le kari jubin, ovo, roti, risi, pingo, banana ji vino. Jubin le kima tiga dolar. Ovo le kima care dolar. Roti le kima lima dolar. Risi le kima dua dolar. Pingo le kima tiga dolar. Banana le kima dua dolar. Vino le kima des dolar.
Create your own sentences using the example above, and examples from previous lessons, as sentence patterns. Tell a story.