The following sentences are used constantly to express such ideas as "Oh, good! This is bad. This is enough. This is big. etc." You won't find corresponding words on a 1 to 1 ratio, but the idea is there. The grammar has been explained in Lesson 1.
These are adjectival verbs. These are in the singular:
|Gɔaaɛ||It is good. It is okay. It's all right.|
|Jiä̲ä̲kɛ||It is bad. It's not okay. It's not all right.|
|Bu̲mɛ||It is difficult. It's hard. (either an object or a situation)|
|Thia̲kɛ||It is easy. It is possible. It is close by.|
|Di̲tɛ||It is big. It is ample.|
|Kui̲yɛ||It is small. It is not enough.|
|Dho̲kɛ||It is fat.|
|Ci̲wɛ||It is thin.|
|Bä̲rɛ||It is long or tall.|
|Lɛ̲thɛ||It is hot.|
|Kɔ̲cɛ||It is soft or cold.|
|Comɛ||It tastes good. It is pleasant.|
|Gɔwkɛ||They are good. They are all right. They are okay.|
These words are all adjectival or qualitative verbs in the 3rd person singular 1st Aspect except [gɔwkɛ] which is 3rd
person plural 1st Aspect. The adjectival verb occurs in all aspects.
Write the following:
Learn the next 5 sentences in Pre-Lesson 1.
Learn the forms for farewell.
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