Lesson 5: Dative-Stative Constructions:
Liking, Preferring, Disliking

 

Lesson 5-1: Dative-Stative `like'

(it) is liked ܡޣ
(it) is not liked. ܡ
coffee Ԥ
tea
milk
beer
but
to me ơ

 

 

5-2: Variations:

1.a. Do you like coffee? ޡ Ԥ ܡ޾?
b. Does he like coffee? ޡ Ԥ ܡ޾?
c. Do (you) like tea? ܡ޾?
d. No, (I) don't like tea. ɧ, ơ ܡ.
e. I like milk. ơޤ ܡޣ.

 

5-3: Chain Questions:
Student A to Student B: Do you like coffee? ޡ Ԥ ܡ޾?
B to A: Yes, I like coffee. Ⱦ, ơޡ Ԥ ܡޣ.
B to C: Do (you) like tea? ܡ޾?
Do you like coffee? ޡ Ԥ ܡ޾?
Do you like milk? ޤ ܡ޾?
Do you like beer? ޤ ܡ޾?
Do you like lemonade? ܡ޾?
Do you like soft drinks? ޡ شԧ ܡ޾?

 
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