Lesson 2F: Interrogation: Either-Or Questions

Locative Expressions

 

Lesson 2f-1: Disjunctive Sentences: 'Either-Or'
English gloss Transliteration հ
8. either (x) or (y) -aa...-aa
- ... -
a. Is this a book or a pen? idu pustahamaa peenaavaa?
ӻ ؽ?
b. Is that a saree or a shirt? adu poDaveyaa caTTeyaa?
׽Թ¿ ׹?
c. Are these glasses or a book? idu kaNNaaDiyaa pustahamaa?
ܿ ӻ?
d. Are you American or Indian? niinga amerikkanaa indyanaa?
׾ա տ?
e. Do you know German or French? jarman teriyumaa frenc teriyumaa?
׻ ׻?
f. Do you like tea or coffee? Tii piTikkumaa kaafi piDikkumaa?
ܡ޾ Ԥ ܡ޾?

 

 

Lesson 2F-2: More Locative Expressions: Nouns ending in -am
English gloss Transliteration հ
9. in the book pustaha-ttu-le
ӻ
tree maram

in the tree mara-ttu-le

Salem (place name) seelam
ض
in Salem seela-ttile
ض
a. Is the pen in the book? peenaa pustahattule irukkaa?
ؽ ӻ 硴?
b. Is the book in the tree? pustaham marattule irukkaa?
ӻ 硴?
d. Are you in Salem? niinga seelattule irukkiinkaLaa?
ض 硴?

 


 

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