How to use demonstrative pronouns in Tigrinya

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Tigrinya

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Tigrinya demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'ezi' or 'ezia' in Tigrinya. The word 'ezi' is used with masculine words and the word 'ezia' is used with feminine words.


ezi emni
this stone
ezi tawla
this table
ezi tufah
this apple
ezi seb
this person
ezi feres
this horse
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About Tigrinya

Tigrinya is spoken by 9 million people in Eritrea and northern Ethiopia. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Tigrinya would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Tigrinya

Learn to get by in Tigrinya with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Tigrinya greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Nisa hakim iya.
She is a doctor.
Nisa memh'er iya.
She is a teacher.
Nisa sebeyti iya.
She is a woman.
Nisa gwal iya.
She is a girl.
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Step 6 : Tigrinya 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 mešhaf, and (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 Tigrinya demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Tigrinya demonstrative pronouns with the nouns mešhaf, and and the plural nouns mešahefti, menaber and afdegegtat you can move on to Step 7 (Tigrinya adjectives).

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