Lesson 6.

 

I'll come to the party after 9p.m.: mi goj fia bi qisi tie toi pepa

(Literally: I will go to gathering happy event after hour 21.)

 

gathering

 

fia = gathering, together, gather group, combine, combination.  

 

 

soloOpposite, fian = alone, solo, only 

 

Happy Boy happy womanhappy man enjoyment

bi = enjoyable, happy, enjoy, content.  

 

 

unhappy sad guy Sad woman Opposite, bin = unhappy, miserable 


 

 

 

after

 tie = after, following, later, future.  

 

pastOpposite, tien = before, previous, past 

 

hour

 

 

 

toi = hour 

 

 

 

 

one

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pa = 1, unit, single, individual, each. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pepa = 21 

 

He will get there before you: man genj gos mensi tien te

(Literally: He will complete the journey to there before you.) 

 

startge = Start, begin.  

 

finish

 

man genj gos mensi tien te

Opposite, gen = stop, end, complete, last, final 

Adding the "j" makes it future tense (will complete)

 

 

Hold your breath for 10 seconds: go kes zo teh mosi ve qia papian tioc

(Literally: Put air in your body and hold 10 seconds.)


 

hold

 

 

 

 

qia = hold, store, save 

 

 

 

 

dropping-Opposite, qian = drop 

ten

 

 papian = 10 

 

 

seconds

 

 

 

 tio = second, moment 

 

 

 

I will return in 5 minutes: mi go ve qioj tie pu tiuc

(Literally: I go and will return after 5 minutes.) 

 

reverse

 

 

 

qio = return, reverse, make opposite, switch direction, reflect. Added “j” makes it future tense 

 

 

 

  

five

 

 

 

 

 

pu = 5. five.  

 

 

 

six1 six

   pw = 6. six.


  

 

 

Seven1Seven

   

 pai = 7.
 

 

 

 

 

minute

 

 

 

  tiu = minute 

 

 

 

My birthdate is May 17 1944: mi ged ri tui pu tou papai twi papeipopo 

(Literally: I becan life month 5, day 17, year 1944.)


 

moon

 

 

 

tui = month, moon, satellite 

 

 

 

 

papai = 17 

 

year

 

twi = year 

 

 

papeipopo = 1944 

 

This work takes a long time to complete: me gi liu piu tai gen

 

That painting is ageless: men gwi zu zui zie voi tain

(Literally: That artwork on flat surface seems timeless.) 

 

painting

 

 

gwi = dr aw, paint, sculpt , art, artwork. 

 

 

 

flat

 

zui = flat, straight, direct 

 

 

sitting  Opposite, zuin = bend, sit, fold, corner, angle, angular, sitting 

 
 

This movie evokes strong emotion: me gwu mwu vei go ga ba fa piu gei 

(Literally: This entertaining picture that moves causes emotion having much force.)


entertain

 

 

 

 

gwu = entertain, entertainment, perform, entertaining, amuse.  

 

 

 

 

annoyingOpposite, gwun = annoy, irritate 

 

picture

 

 

 

mwu = image, picture 

 

 

 

Emotion

 

 

ba = emotion, feeling, attitude, sensation 

 

 

 

force

 

 

 

gei = force, energy, work, effort, power, loudness, stress.  

 

 

 

 

exhausted

 

Opposite, gein = tired, exhausted, depleted 

 

 

Meditation will take you closer to bliss: rou gon piu tai ga qo pou besi

(Literally: Mind remain still long time causes more close to bliss.) 

 

mind

 

 

rou = mind, mental 

 

 

 

more

 

 

 

qo = more, greater.  

 

 

 

lessOpposite, qon = less, fewer 

 

Almost

 

 

pou = close, nearly, near, almost, soon 

 

 

 

 

bliss

 

 

 

 

be = bliss, serenity, ecstasy, nirvana. Added “si” makes it the indirect object; “to bliss”. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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