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Re: Central Amis lessons

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-08-06, 23:28

Betcha thought I'd forgotten about this thread, right? Well, you thought wrong! :twisted: :silly:

Lesson 3: Herek no lohok 'Afternoon'

Lesson vocabulary:

manga'ay 'may'
aka 'unacceptable'
tata'ang 'to be(?) big'
masalaw 'the rain stopped'
malafi 'dinner'

Additional vocabulary:

akaah 'must not'
ta'ang 'big'
putal 'courtyard'
salaw 'rain stops'
kalafian 'evening'

Lesson 4: O kasofocan ni ama: 'Mother's birthday'

Lesson vocabulary:

kasofacan 'birthday'
misatoron 'to pound mochi/rice cakes'
sapaini 'to send a gift'
ama:an 'mother (object)'
lipahak 'happy'

Additional vocabulary:

sofoc 'to be born'
toron 'mochi'
paini 'to present respectfully, give as a gift'
ama: 'mother'

Lesson 5: O kasofacan ni romi'ad 'Birthday'

Lesson vocabulary:

fohaten 'please open'
paenan 'door'
aca 'after all, just, only'
maoronto 'dearly missed'
nanay 'to hope'

Additional vocabulary:

fohat 'to open'
maoron 'to miss'

Lesson 6: O kacifaloco'an 'Wishes'

Lesson vocabulary:

mafutek 'to close'
mitolon 'to pray'
kacifaloco'an 'to wish'
rihaday 'peace'
kadofah 'rich, abundant'
miheca 'year'

Additional vocabulary:

futek 'to close, shut'
tolon 'to encourage, urge'
faloco' 'heart'
puener 'short'

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Re: Central Amis lessons

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-08-09, 2:18

Lesson 7: O pilipayan 'The days of the week'

Lesson vocabulary:

pito 'seven'
nanilipay 'counting down from Sunday'
kiwkay 'church'
milihay 'make prayers'

Additional vocabulary: pilipayan 'days of the week'

Lesson 8: O lalood 'Summer'

Lesson vocabulary:

tatolong 'deep'
tarawadaw 'stream'
lalood 'summer'
nika 'but'
masa^so 'to be on vacation'
faliyos 'typhoon'

Additional vocabulary:

pangta 'shallow'
kasienawan 'winter'
nikaorira 'but'
kirami 'however'
sa^sa' 'to rest, take a vacation'

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Postby vijayjohn » 2018-09-03, 16:07

Lesson 9: O faliyos 'Typhoons'

Lesson vocabulary:

mafaliyos 'there's a typhoon'
sadak 'to go out'
mafana'to 'to already know'

Lesson 10: O piporanganto 'Fall/Autumn'

Lesson vocabulary:

karohemanto 'the ripening season is here'
mami' 'orange'
kandaway 'green'
kaliyalaway 'yellow'
mipeco' 'to go pick'
matomesto 'filled up'
fakar 'basket'

Additional vocabulary:

marohem 'to ripen'
kandaw 'green (color)'
kaliyalaw 'yellow (color)'
peco' 'to pick'
tomes 'to fill up'

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Re: Central Amis lessons

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-11-10, 7:13

Book five

Lesson 1: O alonah 'Ants'

O malafoloday a alonah kami.
[particle] of.one.group [particle] ant we
We are an army of ants.

Malalok kami a matayal.
hardworking we [particle] working
We work hard.

O matefaday i sera a posak ato fawo i,
[particle] dropped [particle] ground [particle] grain.of.cooked.rice and insect [particle]

liliden niyam a pataloma'.
move we/our [particle] take.back.home
We moved the grains of cooked rice and insects on the ground back home.

O malalalokay a alonah kami.
[particle] diligent [particle] ant we (incl)
We are a group of diligent ants.

Lesson 2: O kalalifet 'Competition'

Icowa ci Rongac aci Maro'?
where [particle] [personal name] and [personal name]
Where are Rongac and Maro?

I kafekacan caira.
[particle] schoolyard they
They're in the schoolyard.

Malalifet caira a mafekac.
compete they [particle] running
They're running a race.

Cima ko i 'a'ayaway?
who [particle] [particle] front
Who's in front?

Ci Rongac-to,
be.PRES [personal name]
It must be Rongac,

Nawhani misaromi'ad a misa'icel a minamam ciira.
because everyday [particle] work.hard [particle] practice he/she
Because he practices hard every day.


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