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Verbs are used to describe actions. A unique feature of Lingala is that it conjugates its verbs by adding a prefix to the front of the verb. A different prefix is used for each person. For the first person singular, most verbs in Lingala use the prefix 'na-'.
Learn to get by in Lingala with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Lingala phrases which you can use for everyday communication.
You can go from beginner to fluent in Lingala in a short time and our nine-step Lingala learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Lingala greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Lingala.
In the previous steps, we taught you the words ndako, buku and kiti (house, book, chair). We also taught you how to use the indefinite article in Lingala to form ndako, buku and kiti (a house, a book, a chair). In this step, we concentrate on how to use the definite article in Lingala to form ndako, buku and kiti (the house, the book, the chair). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Lingala and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 5, by clicking the Next Step button (The plural in Lingala).
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