A Student Grammar of Euskara by Jon D. Patrick & Ilari Zubiri Ibarrondo

By Jon D. Patrick & Ilari Zubiri Ibarrondo

This e-book is a realistic guide of the grammar of the basque language. it's geared toward the 1st 3 years of a school basque language curriculum. The publication is outfitted at the vast subject different types outlined via HABE as vital for the 1st four degrees of basque language competence. The authors' adventure of attending periods on the greater degrees of 5-12 were drawn directly to make certain the rest commonest language beneficial properties scholar should be uncovered to on the street, from tv programmes, newspapers and radio. Competency in all of the contents of the booklet might be certain a scholar used to be on the uppermost finish of the dimensions of second language speaker competency. a distinct function of the textual content is its explanatory kind. every one subject is mentioned after which a chain of sentence examples in basque are offered in addition to their english translation. In overall there are approximately 2300 instance pairs of sentences within the e-book. Importantly every one instance is used to target a selected point of the language. to help the coed specified notes are further to English translations to give an explanation for version within the translation from the literal shape. The ebook additionally encompasses a set of Appendices of the auxiliary verb pardigms in a clearest structure but released. additionally it features a set of Appendices of the most typical types of compound and artificial verbs. Chapters: 1. PHONETICS - FONETIKA. 2. advent TO MORPHOLOGY - MORFOLOGIARI SARRERA. three. DECLENSION - DEKLINABIDEA. four. MORPHOLOGY - MORFOLOGIA. five. THE VERB - ADITZA. 6. SYNTAX - SINTAXIS. 7. NOTIONS / parts - NOZIOAK

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On which 110or? : How many people? ZER orduTAN? ZEIN pisuTAN? ZENBAT jende? Words whieh go with any of these three interrogatives are al ways decli ned i n the i ndefi nite form. Here are some examples: ZER ordu_ da? ZEIN mahaC eraman behar du? ZEIN medikuRENGANA joan zara? Bietako zeinEK apurtu du hau? ZENBAT emakume_ etorri da/dira? ZENBAT kilometroTARA dago? ZENBATEK daki egia? What time is iI? Which table has to be taken? Which doctor have you gone to? Which of the two has tom th i s ? How many women have come?

On which 110or? : How many people? ZER orduTAN? ZEIN pisuTAN? ZENBAT jende? Words whieh go with any of these three interrogatives are al ways decli ned i n the i ndefi nite form. Here are some examples: ZER ordu_ da? ZEIN mahaC eraman behar du? ZEIN medikuRENGANA joan zara? Bietako zeinEK apurtu du hau? ZENBAT emakume_ etorri da/dira? ZENBAT kilometroTARA dago? ZENBATEK daki egia? What time is iI? Which table has to be taken? Which doctor have you gone to? Which of the two has tom th i s ? How many women have come?

Gender - Generoa Like Engl ish, in Euskara there i s no grammatical gender for words as in, say, French and Span ish. Th is, of course, does n ' t mean you ean ' t express gender in Euskara. The usual words ror people of d i fferent sexes are available. Here are some examples: seme jaun aitona : son : Mr. : grandfather alaba andre amona : daughter : Mrs. : grandmother To express both female and male LOgether you use both words, and make the compound word piura\ . For example: aitona-amonak anai-arrebak neba-arrebak seme-alabak : : : : grandparents { grandfather-grandmother; l i t.

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