The American Esperanto Book: A Compendium of the International Language Esperanto

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Arthur Baker
C.H. Kerr, 1907 - English language - 316 pages
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Page 135 - This book is due on the last date stamped below, or on the date to which renewed. Renewed books are subject to immediate recall. LD 21-100m-6,'56 (B9311slO)476 General Library University of California...
Page 18 - ... formed by simple junction of the words (the chief word stands at the end) ; the grammatical terminations are also regarded as independent words. (12) When another NEGATIVE word is present the word ne is left out. (13) In order to show DIRECTION words take the termination of the accusative. (14) Each PREPOSITION has a definite and , constant meaning ; but if we have to use some preposition and the direct sense does not indicate to us what special preposition we are to take, then we use the preposition...
Page 13 - SUBSTANTIVES have the termination o. To form the plural the termination j is added. There are only two cases: nominative and accusative; the latter is obtained from the nominative by the...
Page 160 - ... hakilo ni hakas, per segilo ni segas, per fosilo ni fosas, per kudrilo ni kudras, per tondilo ni tondas, per sonorilo ni sonoras, per fajfilo ni fajfas. 8 Mia skribilaro konsistas el inkujo, sablujo, kelke da plumoj, krajono kaj inksorbilo.
Page 14 - ... per", or other prepositions according to sense). (3) The ADJECTIVE ends in "a". Case and number as with the substantive. The Comparative is made by means of the word "pli", the Superlative by "plej"; with the Comparative the conjunction "ol
Page 19 - Esperanto language without change, receiving only the orthography of the latter language ; but with various words from one root it is better to use unchanged only the fundamental word, and to form the rest from this latter in accordance with the rules of the Esperanto language.
Page 16 - -i." Participles (with an adjectival or adverbial sense): active present "-ant;" active past "-int;" active future "-ont;" passive present "-at;" passive past "-it;
Page 141 - Рог esprimi direkton, ni aldonas al la vorto la finon N ; sekve : tie=" en tiu loko," tien=" al tiu loko " ; tiel same ni ankau diras : "La birdo flugis en la gardenon, sur la tablon," kaj la vortoj
Page 172 - He turned pale with fear, and afterwards he blushed with shame. 3 — He became engaged to Miss Bertha; three months hence will be the wedding; the marriage ceremony will be in the new church, and the wedding festival will be in the house of his future parents-in-law. 4 — This old man has become quite imbecile and childish.
Page 15 - For the signification of ordinal numerals, the termination of the adjective is added ; for the multiple — the suffix -obi, for the fractional — on, for the collective — op, for the distributive...

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