lojban by Choice/LojbanPod newbie lesson A0001
Are You Ready yet?
Sometimes people are just too slow! And then they hurry too much! In this lesson JP and Liliana teach us how to create time pressure and how to react to it and—most importantly—to relax. The keyword is tranquila – relaxed (for feminine nouns).
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lo nanmu: Pei do bredi noicon lo ninmu: Ko denpa ze'i! noicon lo nanmu: Ko surla. I ku'inai da banzu ditcu. noicon lo ninmu: Xlali nai. noicon
Dialogue with Translation
lo nanmu: Pei do bredi? noicon Question you to be ready man: Are you ready yet? lo ninmu: Ko denpa ze'i! noicon You (imperative) wait (short amount of time) woman: Wait a moment! lo nanmu: Ko surla. i ku'inai da banzu ditcu tu'a mi'ai. noicon You (imperative) relax (new sentence) (In agreement with that) there is enough timespan for us man: Relax! We still have time. lo ninmu: xlali nai. noicon bad not woman: Good.
Vocabulary for Dialogue
lo nanmu noun (masculine) the man lo ninmu noun (feminine) the woman pei adverb question mark asking attitude do verb (infinitive) you bredi adjective (m./f.) to be ready ko verb (present tense) you (imperative, command or request) denpa verb (infinitive) to wait ze'i verb (imperative) small amount of time surla verb (imperative) to relax .i article (m./f.) (separates sentences) ku'inai noun (masculine) (in agreement with that) da adjective (m./f.) there is something banzu adverb to be enough ditcu verb (infinitive) to be a timespan of ... (event) tu'a verb (present tense) (event related to ...) mi'ai noun (masculine) we, us nai adverb not xlali adverb bad
Vocabulary for Audio Lesson
lo tcima noun (masculine) the weather ma adverb what? ma tcima? phrase How is the weather? surla adjective (plural, m./f.) to be relaxed, calm ko denpa! verb (imperative) (you) wait!
This section includes grammatically related words. Some of them are required by the exercise Dialogue Recast.
|ko denpa!||imperative||(you) wait!|
|.e'u mi'ai denpa!||(let's) wait!|
Translate from Lojban to English. Click each bar to check your answer. If possible, read the Lojban sentences aloud.
Now translate from English to Lojban. Remember to say the Lojban sentences aloud.
Translate this variant of the dialogue from English to Lojban.
This translation exercise requires some of the words from the More Vocabulary section.
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