Lesson 4.

 

To understand how things work, study science: vw qe lio plac gi liu lai mwi

(Literally: In order to understand how things work, necessary study science.) 

 

Method

 

 

lio = how, way, method, manner, ritual, practice, exercise 


 

 

 

device

 

 

pla = thing, object, device, instrument 

 

 

 

science

 

 

mwi = science, laws of nature, logic 

 

 

 

 

She had a dress in beautiful colors: ma fid goi loi ple pian goi plinch fa tia tac 

(Literally: She had clothing made of material without covering of the legs, having beautiful colors).

 

clothing

 

 

goi = clothing, cover, layer, protect, defend.  

 

 

 

exposedOpposite, goin = vulnerable, exposed 

 

comprised

 

loi = is made of, consist of, comprise.

 

 

 

Opposite, loin = does not contain or include 

 

 

material

 

 

ple = material, matter, stuff, substance, chemical, physical 

 

 

 

 

armpli = arm.  

 

leg

 

 

 

 

 

Opposite, plin = leg, plural, possessive, plinch = of the legs 

 

 

 

 

 

association

 

 

 

 

fa = with, having, assign, in association.  

 

 

 

 

fishbikeOpposite, fan = disrelated 

 

 

 

Lake-Louise  beautiful beautifulFlower

beautiful man beautiful woman beautifulChild  tia = beautiful, beauty, aesthetic.  

 

 

ugly2 ugly city ugly ugly rat ugly eating ugly picasso Opposite, tian = ugly, repulsive 


 

 

color

 

 ta = color.  

 

 

colorlessOpposite, tan = colorless 

 

 

He had a colorless personality: man fid tan lio reh ve lih

(Literally: He had a colorless way of being and of speaking).  

 


 

more plus   ve = and, in addition, including, plus.

 

 

 

ten ten1 ten2

 

  papian = 10. ten.

 

 

 

 

 

eleveneleven1

 

  papa = 11. eleven.

 

 

 

 

 

twelvetwelve1 

 

  pape = 12.

 

 

 

 

twenty

twenty1

 

 pepian = 20.

 

 

 

minusminus2Opposite, ven = minus. subtract 

 

pa ve pe re pi = 1 + 2 = 3

 

 

The clouds are white: ku kih piu zia zi ploi voi mu

(Literally: Tiny particles of water, very far above the earth, appear white.) 

 

dust

 

 

ku = tiny particles, dust, smoke, fog 

 

 

 

water

 

 

ku kih piu zia zi ploi voi mu

ki= water, liquid, fluid 

 

 

 

up

 

 

 

 

 

 

zi = up, away from center, away, outwards 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

downOpposite, zin = down, inward, towards center, towards, fall 

 

ground

 

 

ploi = ground, earth, planet 

 

 

 

illusion

 

 

voi = appears to be, similar, like, feel like, apparency 

 

 

 

white

 

mu = white.  

 

 

 

blackOpposite, mun = black 

 

The night sky is black: rw zi plois zo toun tai ke voi mun

(Literally: looking up from the earth in night time sky appears black).  

 

look

 

 

rw = look, perceive, view, watch, see 

 

 

 

time

 

 

tai = time, related to time, during, when, in time, age.  

 

timelessOpposite, tain = timeless, ageless 

 

day

 

 

 

tou = day.  

 

 

 

 

 

night

 

 

 

Opposite, toun = night 

 

 

 

 

Her travels added a new dimension to her life: mah goc roid kia tau risi mah

(Literally: Her goings gave new dimension to the life of her) 

 

dimensions

 

 

 

tau = dimension 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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