Swahili Exercises; Compiled for the Universities' Mission to Central Africa

Swahili Exercises; Compiled for the Universities' Mission to Central Africa

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...A broad mat. Raw milk. A beautiful name. A long neck. Heavy oars. Sweet oranges. Fine perfumes. A large plantation. Beautiful verses. A soft knee. A narrow hole. Another grave. Many graves Much many water. A red fruit. Long red fruit. Slender flies Different faults. Black eyes. Light eyes. A red eye. A white egg. Light dust pl.. Many doubts. A small narrow dau. Good con fidence. Good red bottles. A light basin. A good axe. Good light axes. Cunning answers. Good almonds. Easy affairs. Demonstratives Ma-class.--The pronominal syllables answering to substantives of the ma-class are li in the singular and ya in the plural. The Demonstratives are made as explained on pp. 5, 6, and are hilt and lile, haya and yak. Kasha hili, this chest. Makasha haya, these chests. Kasha lile, that chest. Makasha yale, those chests. Translate into Swahili--This large chest. Those large metal cooking pots. These gourds matango. Those long ears. This small fault. That hole. These knees. These light drops. Those bitter doubts. This large eye. These large teeth. This large raw egg. That raw egg. Those bottles. These commissions. These boils. Those four large barrels. These dry ashes. These five arches. That answer. These white almonds This good advice. These new circumstances. That sweet water These sharp axes. That sharp axe. That barrel. This barrel. Which P Ma-class.--The Interrogative which? is formed by prefixing the pronominal syllables to the invariable-pi. Jambo lipi? Which matter I Mambo yapi? Which matters f Translate into Swahili--Which bottles? Which chest? Which ear? Which eggs? Which eye? Which fruits? Which hole? Which pit? Which knee? Which barrels? Which axe? Which oars? Which shoal? Which water? Which oil? Which arch? Which tooth? Personal Pronouns...
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505859
  • 9781236505859