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Adjectives bought bule chala consonant enga English father Fovo fruit fula hahi haho haja hangi hashi inserted kaedi Kagoshi kaili kazana Kenga Kintu kitana knife ku—goloka ku—inuka ku—kima ku—leka ku—shunga ku—toa ku—vula ku—wa Kufa kuja Kukunda kulu kumi kunda large snake Lufovo lunu lushalu lushi luwingu Luzigi matana Matuni mazi mbuli mbwai mesho mgoshi minga mishi Miti mkulu mlala moyo mukono mumwe Muntu mushi Muti mvele mwana mwazi naho names of living ndidi Negative Neuzakunda Ng'ombe Ngoda nyedi Nyila nyumai Nyumba personal prefix plural Possessive Pronouns rope Shambala SHAMBALA LANGUAGE shila shoni shuke song Subjunctive Substantive tana tendatu Tense thing tree Tuni Uila ulanga ushungu Verb vihi Vintu vitana viwiwi vowel wako wakwe wangu Wantu wedi word woshe yedi yeshu yoshe Zanzibar zedi zeshu Zigi Zina zisho Zumbe
Page 48 - The Infinitive may be used as a Substantive, answering to the English form in — ing. Kukunda, liking.
Page 31 - OF ADJECTIVES. The comparison of adjectives is effected by the use of the word -enga, followed by sa.
Page 50 - Past as it can only be employed in continuing a narration, it is formed by inserting — ka — between the personal prefix and the Verb. It must always be preceded by a Verb in some some other past tense, and contains in itself the force of the conjunction — and.
Page 1 - LANGUAGE. THE ALPHABET. %* The vowels are pronounced as in Italian, the Consonants generally as in English. A as in father. B as in English.
Page 20 - Adjectives, their place being generally supplied by Verbs, which signify in the present, to acquire, and in the past, to possess the quality denoted in English by an Adjective.
Page 58 - VERBS. The meaning of a Verb may often be modified by a change in the termination. The following are the most important. 1 Changing — a into — ela, or — ila gives the meaning of doing something to or for a person.
Page 58 - In the Passive, verbs in this form refer to the person for whom the thing is done, not the thing itself.
Page 3 - There is only one Case. It is formed by adding an i, and signifies "in, at, or near