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Siraya class notes - final exam

Siraya class notes

Oct. 21st 2017


Final exam

Naunamu:

1. Nimilingig ko ki oni ti mamuama aw.

I heard my grandpather's sound.


2. Akumeya ki pitu ki uma ti mamuina tu uwal ki zarok.

Akumeya ki = there are

pitu ki uma = seven fields

uwal ki zarok = the right side of stream/river.


3. vavaw ki talag

over the house/home.

vavaw = over, above

halap = on top of, above


4. Mahapul ta halibang ka maiden k'ata.

This skirt is soft to wear. (it feels soft when you wear the skirt)

halibang = skirt

maiden = wear

mahapaul = soft/tender


5. Q: Kamang ta ata?

A: Ata ta isip.


Q: What is this?

A: This is flower.



Ka raruha:


1.  Tmaplag ta raway ki aluf ka magute ki vato ka maflag.

Tmaplag = hit

raway = kid, child

aluf ka magute = green grass

vato = stone, rock

maflag = big, large


2. ta ti yaw = ko

ta imhu = kaw


3. Nismasasngog ta teni ki isip ka marapul tu iga.

marapul = scent, smells good.



4. Miripa, Hanyu.

Kmana kita, aley ka malaat ato.

ato = already

malaat = late

malaat ato = already late.

Kmana kita = We(everyone) come eat!  Let's eat!


note: Kmita past tense is kiraey

kmite = see, look


5. Mano ka mumha kaw ki Siraya?

tu papitu ki wagi ki kapta


6. Kman ta ina ki apat ki kudo tu iga.

Ni-kman ta ti ina aw ki apat ki kudo tu iga.


Ka tuturu:  Translation:

1. The black dog used his teeth bited three pieces of meat on the road.

Kmagat ta asu ka maudim k'ata ki turu ki vaat ki walig tin tu tarang.


black dog = asu ka maudim

three pieces of meat = turu ki vaat

on the road = tu tarang

it's teeth = walig tin


2. There aare five fish on the living room table.

Akumeya ki rima ki tging ka using tu halap ki tupal tu/ki glaf ki peymawagan.

rima = five



3. My sister saw her kind/sweet friend on the right side of the garden yesturday.

Nikmita ta viil aw ki diu tin ka maharum tu uwal ki raul tu iga.

nikmita = see/look, past tense.


4. Grandma draws two small flowers on the ground.

Hmawaypatag ta ti mumaina ki ruha ki isip ka using tu (halap ki) nay.


5 Welcome to our beautiful village.

(Maku) Tatalaga tu parug yan ka mamutirag.


6. There are rabbits and deer by the river/stream.

Akumeya ki(Itukwa ta) rutok, ki fnang apa tu said/hili/tamang ki zarok.

akumeya ki = there is, there are (no past tense)

Itukwa ta = exist, (verb)  past tense = ni-itulkwa ta


========== the end of final exam ===========



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Milingig-a ki oni ta imumi

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