Welcome to the third Basque lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Basque to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Basque|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] esnerik al daukazu?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] esnea eta kafea dauzkat
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] hiru sagar dauzka
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] sagar bat bakarrik dauka
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] etxe txiki batean bizi gara
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] gure gosaria gustatzen zait.
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Basque|
|Do you speak (English/ Basque)? (ingelesez / euskaraz) hitzegiten al duzu?|
|Just a little piska bat|
|I like Basque euskara atsegin dut|
|Can I practice with you? zurekin praktikatu al dezaket?|
|How old are you? zenbat urte dauzkazu?|
|I'm thirty three years old hogeita hiru urte dauzkat|
|It was nice talking to you [uj: not used]|
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