Abridged Grammar of the Blue Language, Bolak; National Practical Language English Version

Abridged Grammar of the Blue Language, Bolak; National Practical Language English Version

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...the mares; ubovu, tlie cows. Compound Nouns.--To form the compound nouns one must remind the following rules: 1 There cannot be but two terms in a compound noun; 2 The two formative terms are always nouns (or numbers); '3 The principal notion is always expressed the last one; 4 The two parts of the word are united by the tool u which, but in this case, is placed in the interior and in the middle of a word. The tool u becomes thus a sort of hyphen or dash, both oral and written. EXAMPLES of COMPOUND, OUNS vintumilv. windmill, from vint, wind and mil. mill, vatumilv, watermill, from vat, water and mil v. mill, danfumllv, steammill, fromdaaf, steam and mil v. mill, kilukram, kilogram, fromkil, 1000 more andkram, gram, terumcs, quarter, from ter, three and mes, month. The plural of the compound nouns is formed like that of the common nouns; that is to say, by adding the tool u. Ex.: The sleeping oar, dormukar; the sleeping cars, dormukaru. (1) See Syntax (p. 41), for the expression otmasculineness, as for the Feminine of cicilization, and for the 30 substantives having a different expression according to the sex appointed to them (p. 15). VIth PART OF SPEECH THE VERBS 2"d Class of the Longwords The Verbs are Longwords finishing always by a vowel (other than n). On account of the formative system of the precise words of B, they cannot have less than two syllables, nor less than four letters. The verbs of the Blue Languagf are the same as those of the corresponding class in English, with the exception of the Participles which will be shared into the two last parts of Speech. The definition of the verb B is: a word signifying - with time -. In fact, besides the passiveness, the only modification suffered by a verbal word is that brought on...show more

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  • 9781236634207