Lesson 13

Word List

  • labas - clothes; wear
  • kamisa - shirt
  • pantalun - pants
  • fustan - dress
  • eskirti - skirt
  • sapatu - shoe
  • dukan - store
  • haja - need
  • pul - full; -ful/-ous
  • termo - heat
    • termopul - warm, hot
  • bardi - cold (noun)
    • bardipul - cold (adjective)
  • xohra - fame
    • xohrapul - famous
  • humor - humor
    • humorpul - funny, humorous
  • cinon - intelligence
    • cinonpul - intelligent, smart

Quizlet Flash Cards

Notes

Numbers

Fill in the blanks below:

11: des un
12: __________
13: __________
14: __________
15: __________
16: __________
17: __________
18: __________
19: __________

20: duades
30: __________
40: __________
50: __________
60: __________
70: __________
80: __________
90: __________

Compound words with pul

The word pul is used as quasi-suffix to derive adjectives from nouns. In compounds, it is a general descriptive suffix roughly equivalent to the suffixes -ful ("full of") and -ous ("having") in English.

Fill in the blanks below:

grateful, thankful: _______________
costly, expensive: _______________
rich: _______________
peaceful: _______________

Example Sentences

Femixu labas meli fustan.
The woman wears a beautiful dress.

Mi vole na kari kamisa.
I want to buy a shirt.

Den sapatu sen kimapul.
Those shoes are expensive.

Lalayen sen xohrapul.
The singer is famous.

Reading and Listening Practice

Xohrapul lalayen labas meli kamisa mas colo pantalun. Tesu sapatu sen lil. Te haja na kari neo labas. Te xa idi cel dukan. Te xa kari kimapul pantalun ji maxmo day sapatu. Te hare multi pesa ji te xa kari max kamisa.

Lesson Activity

Create your own sentences using the example above, and examples from previous lessons, as sentence patterns. Tell a story.