Welcome to the third Sundanese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Sundanese to help you practice your daily phrases.
Nouns Grammar Rules
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||Sundanese|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun]
|dupi 'anjeun' gaduh susu teu? |
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun]
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun]
|anjeunna gaduh apel tilu |
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun]
|anjeuna mung gaduh apel hiji |
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun]
|abdi sadaya nempatan rorompok nu alit |
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun]
|abdi resep kana sarapana |
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Conversation in Sundanese
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.
|Do you speak (English/ Sundanese)?||anjeun tiasa basa sunda?|
|Just a little||mung sakedik|
|I like Sundanese||abdi resep kana basa sunda|
|Can I practice with you?||kengeng teu abdi latihan sareng 'anjeun'?|
|How old are you?||dupi yuswa sabaraha?|
|I'm thirty three years old||abdi tilupuluh tilu taun|
|It was nice talking to you||abdi resep ngobrol sareng 'anjeun'|
I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Sundanese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.
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