Lesson 13

New words in this lesson:

  • kamisa - shirt
  • pantalun - pants
  • fustan - dress
  • esketi - skirt
  • sepato - shoe
  • dukan - store
  • lebas - clothes, wear
  • haja - need
  • -pul - (adj/adv suffix) "-ful"/"-ous"
  • termopul - warm, hot
    • termo - heat
  • bardipul - cold (adj)
    • bardi - cold (n)
  • xohrapul - famous
    • xohra - fame
  • humorpul - funny, humorous
    • humor - humor
  • sabarpul - patient
    • sabar - patience
  • xantipul - peaceful
    • xanti - peace

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: __________

-pul

The suffix -pul (pule - full) is used to derive adjectives from nouns. 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: _______________
costly, expensive: _______________
rich: _______________

Example Sentences

  • Femixu lebas meli fustan.
    The woman wears a beautiful dress.

  • Mi wole na kari kamisa.
    I want to buy a shirt.

  • Den sepato is kimapul.
    Those shoes are expensive.

  • Lalayen is xohrapul.
    The singer is famous.

Reading Practice

Xohrapul lalayen lebas meli kamisa mas colo pantalun. Tesu sepato is lile. Te haja na kari newe lebas. Te xa idi cel dukan. Te xa kari kimapul pantalun ji maxmo dayo sepato. 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.