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The sentences here will be used in the upcoming modules for Parallel 2.

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000. Tim loves Ann.

la tim. prami la .an. -inego

la tim. nelci la .en. -zo'e


Here are the sentences:

001. In January, New Year is celebrated.

la pamast. detri lenu salci le cnino nanca -JEsikas.

ca la pavmast. salci lo cnino nanca -brablonau

002. On 10th I begin working (after vacation).

li pano detri lenu mi co'a gunka -JEsikas.

de'i li pano mi di'a gunka to ba lo surtei toi -xorxes

003. On 24th I stop smoking.

li revo detri lenu mi co'u tankyva'u -JEsikas.

004. On 30th I will fly to Florida.

li cino detri lenu mi volkla la floridas. -JEsikas.

de'i li cino mi ba volkla la floredas. -brablonau


This story will go for the fourth module. Hail he who can translate it into Lojban! (:wink:)

(Yes, you can correct English, too!)

005. This event has once happened in our university.

la'edi'e pu fasnu vi le mi'a balcu'e -evgenis

006. One very absent-minded professor was reading a lecture.

.i lo pa mutce cacnalju'i ctuca cu ctuta'a -evgenis

007. Suddenly, the chalk he was writing with, ran out.

.i le bakri poi ve ciska cu mo'u suksa xaksu -evgenis

008. The professor looked around and found no reserve chalk.

.i le ctuca cu catlu lei jibni .i ku'i na facki le sorcu bakri -evgenis

009. He turned to the students and said,

.i cy. carna fi lei velcu'e .ije cusku -evgenis

010. "Can anyone go to the next lecture hall

lu xu da tugni lo nu klama le lamji ctuku'a -evgenis

lu pe'u da klama le ctuku'a poi lamji ku'o -brablonau

011. and bring here a chalk?"

gi'e bevri lo bakri ti li'u -evgenis

gi'e xrubei pa bakri li'u -brablonau

012. In the first row was sitting a very absent-minded student.

.i lo pa mutce cacnalju'i velcu'e cu zutse vi le pamoi le'i stizu linji -evgenis

013. He was also, alas, short-sighted.

.i .uu ji'a vy. to'e ka'e darno viska -evgenis

.i .uu ji'aku'i vy. ka'e tordu po'o viska -brablonau

014. He said: "I can".

.i vy. cusku lu mi kakne li'u -evgenis

015. The professor replied: "OK".

.i le ctuca spusku lu je'e li'u -evgenis

016. The auditorium where this event took place, had two doors.

.ni'o lei vorme be le ctuku'a cu remei -evgenis

017. One - to the left of the board, one - to the right.

.i le te ciska tapla cu te zunle pa lei vorme gi'e te pritu le drata -evgenis

018. So the student went out through the left door.

.i le velcu'e cu klama le bartu fo le zunle vorme -evgenis

019. But, since he was absent-minded,

.i ku'i ri'a le za'i cacnalju'i ku -evgenis

020. while he was going along the passage,

ca le pu'u vy. litru le dargu kei -evgenis

021. he forgot about this circumstance.

vy. tolmo'i ra -evgenis

vy. tolmo'i la'ede'u -pier

022. He knocked at the next door

.i vy. snada'i le lamji vorme -pier

023. (which was the right door of the same auditorium)

noi pritu vorme le mintu grizgaku'a ku'o -pier

024. opened it and asked the professor:

gi'e kargau ri gi'e terpreti fi -pier

025. "Excuse me, but do you have a spare chalk?"

lu ta'a do xu do ponse du'e bakri li'u le ctuca -pier

026. The professor replied:

.i le ctuca cu spusku -xorxes

027. "No, I sent a student for a chalk myself".

lu na go'i .i mi ji'a cpedu lo nu cpacu lo bakri kei lo velcu'e -xorxes

028. The student said: "Really?"

.i le velcu'e cu cusku lu .ue li'u -xorxes

029. He closed the door and went back.

.i vy. ga'orgau le vorme gi'e xruti -xorxes

030. After returning, he explained to the professor:

.i vy. ba lo nu xruti cu ciksi zo'e le ctuca -xorxes

031. "You see, the next auditorium don't have a chalk themselves.

lu le lamji ctuku'a si'a cu claxu lo bakri -xorxes

032. They sent a student for a chalk, too".

.i zo'e si'a cpedu lo nu cpacu lo bakri kei lo velcu'e li'u -xorxes

033. The professor replied:

.i le ctuca cu spusku -xorxes

034. "I know, I have seen him.

lu ue nai .i mi vy. pu viska -xorxes

035. Well... I will continue verbally."

.i .o'u cu'i mi tolsti ta'i lo nu bacru li'u -xorxes

036. He looked to the students,

.i cy catlu -xorxes

037. but didn't see anyone -

gi'e ku'i viska no lo se ctuca -xorxes

038. everybody was already lying on the floor and laughing.

.i ro ri vreta lo loldi gi'e cmila -xorxes