How to use demonstrative pronouns in Bambara

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Bambara

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Bambara? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Bambara lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Bambara demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Bambara demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'o' in Bambara.


o denmusu
this girl
o cɛ
this man
o sεsi
this chair
o tabali
this table
o kon
this door
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Bambara is similar to Mandinka which is spoken in Gambia. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Bambara would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Bambara

Learn to get by in Bambara with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Bambara, introduce yourself in Bambara and even hold a conversation in Bambara after you have met someone.

I ni sɔgɔma
Good morning
A ni tile
Good afternoon
I ni su
Good evening
Ka su hεrε
Good night
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Step 6 : Bambara demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns liburu, sigilan and da (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Bambara demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Bambara demonstrative pronouns with the nouns liburu, sigilan and da and the plural nouns liburuu, sigilanu and dau you can move on to Step 7 (Bambara adjectives).

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