Lesson Nine – Sha Has A Panel At The Con


Vocabulary

alehala to make art
bama angry [for a reason, but not something that can be blamed on anybody and not something that it’s possible to do anything about]
dihomedal panel
eth to be about [as in “a book about birds”]
Dóo “Well….”
néde to want
 
íi also; too

Sentences

1. Bíi ril thi Sha dihomedaleth wa.

“Sha has a panel.”

2. Bíi aril eth dihomedal alehala wa.

“The panel will be about making art.”

3. Bíi ril thi ra óowamid dihomedaleth wa.

“The dragon doesn’t have a panel.”

4. Bíi ril bama óowamid wa.

“The dragon is angry.”

5. Bíi ril di óowamid, “Dóo, ril néde lehóo dihomedaleth íi wa!”

“The dragon says, ‘Well, I want a panel too!”

Láadan Grammar Facts

  1. In Láadan, emotions (like joy and sadness and anger) have a number of different forms. We will be discussing the forms one at a time as we learn them.

Pattern Practice

Complete the following sentences by adding the appropriate ending to the Láadan word that follows the sentence.

Example:

Bíi ril néde le dihomedaleth wa.

“I want a panel.”

1. Bíi ril néde le _________ wa. [a cape; cape — rimáayo]

2. Bíi ril néde le _________ wa. [a comb; comb — don]

3. Bíi ril néde le _________ wa. [a guitar; guitar — lalen]

4. Bíi ril néde le _________ wa. [a rocking chair; rocking chair — lolin]


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