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Unformatted text preview: Chelsea Davis 1/31/2010 L I N 306 Chapter 3 Exx 5,7,9,10 5. A. a) um b) aba c) -fani = boy -bazi = carver -zali = parent -fundisi = teacher -fazi= married women -limi= farmer -dlali = player -fundi= reader B. d) “a” e) “i” f) um+ noun+ I(singular) aba+ noun + I(plural) g) fund h) baz 7. a) To derive a language name from an ethnic name you must insert the infix “ in” after the first consonant or if the word begins with a vowel you use “in” as a prefix b) infix for consonants and prefix for vowels c) suwid- sinuwid italo-initalo d) furanso & unagari 9. a) toto-child tu-person lala-sleep su-knife Chelsea Davis 1/31/2010 L I N 306 anguka-fall kapu-basket fika- arrive m- singular noun prefix for class 1 subjects a- singular verb prefix for class 1 subjects wa- plural noun and verb prefix for class 1 subjects ki- singular noun and verb prefix for class 2 subjects vi- plural noun and verb prefix for class 2 subjects me- tense marker for has or have na- tense marker for is or are ta- tense marker for will b) To construct a verb you must state the verb agreement+ the tense+ the verb c) 1- mototo anaanguka 2- Vikapu vimefika 3- mtu ataanguka 10. a. 1)lagaga 2)savavali 3)pepepese b. To form the plural verb form from the singular verb form you must take the f i rst vowel and the letter that immediately follows it and, insert the two letters again after the first set of the same two letters so that the sound repeats. ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course LIN 306 taught by Professor Shields during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08