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Glossary of Somali Midterm Primer

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inan
boy
dibi
ox
ka
from, away from, out of, and about or concerning
ku
in into on at
la
with together
u
to towards for on behalf of
sheeg
tell
Isagu u sheeg
tell it to him
Isaga ka sheeg
Tell about him
Isaga ku sheeg
Call him (a name)
Qori ka samee
Make it of wood
Guriga ku samee
Do it at home
Isaga la samee
Do it with him
macalimiin
teachers
cun
eat
qor
write
kari
cook
hurdaa
sleeping learning
socodaa
walking
seex
sleep
bar
teach
barasho
learning
iib
buy
ciyaar
to play
haa
yes
maya
no
jawaabo
jawaab
answers
to answer
Iiga jawaab suaashayda
answer my question
Ma fahantay?
Do you understand?
Haa waan fahmay
Yes, I understand
Ma fahanteen? (pl.)
Do you understand?
seexo/sayho
sleep
fadhiiso
sit down
isii
give it
hoo/ ho
take
kaa lay
come here
keen
bring
labo buug keen
bring two books
aabo isii
father give it to me
aabo hoo
father take it
hooyo
mother
adeer
uncle
eedo
aunti
abti
uncle
Ma kula hadli karaa?
Can I talk to you
Waad ila hadli kartaa
yess you can talk to me
Aabahaa waa macalin
your father is a teacher
aabaheen
Our father
aabahood
their
aabaheed
her
aabahiis
his
abtigay waa askari
My father is a soldier
Abtigaa
Your father
Abtigeed
her uncle
aabahay
my father
hooyaday
my mother
adeerkay
my uncle
abtigay
my uncle
awoowgay
my grandfather
ayayday
my grandmother
walaashay
my sister
walaalkay
my brother
eber
zero
subaxnimo
in the morning
duhirnimo
aftnernoon before 2
galabnimo
in the afternoon after2
habeennimo
in the evening
nus
1/2
nuskiilo
1/2 kilo
barkii
half bar
rubuc
1/4
30 minutes
sodon daqiiqo
waa meeqa saac
What time is it
shalay
yesterday
Bari
tomorrow
baridambena
the day after tomorrow
saacaduna
the time is
shalay waxay ahayd maalin ad ufiican
yesterday was a good day
Shalay gurigaan joogay
I was at home yesterday

sabti
saturday
axad
sunday
Isniin
Monday
Talaado
Tuesday
Arbaco
Wednesday
Khamiis
Thursday
jimce
Friday
labo bari
in two days
labo bari kadib
2 days after
labo bari kahor
2 days before
bari kaa ley
come tomorrow
Maanta dayn malaha. Bari haa
No loan today, Tomorrow yes
Sanad
year
sanadku
the year
bil
month
hal bil
one month
bishunu
the month
bilood
months
labo bilood
2 months
wiig
week
hal wiig
one week
sano
years old
labatan sano
20 years old
shan iyo barka
half
balaan
appointment
balaan baan rabaa
I want an appointment
balaan ma rabtaa
do you want an appointment
Imow
Come
Berri imow
come tomorrow
xafiiska imov berri
Come ot the office tomorrow
Imow berri dambe
come to me tomorrow
berri toban sac subaxnimo ma iman kartaa
Can you come tomorrow at 10 am
Waan iman karaa
I can come
Wac
to call
Isoo wac
call me

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