Occidental for English Speakers: Lesson 8

The word for hello is salute

I salute you!

The word for friend is amic.

Think of the word "amicable".

If you are speaking about a male or female friend, you can say "amico" or "amica", but "amic" is the general term.

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The word for to say is dir

Think of the word "diction" or "dictate".

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The word for possible is possibil

Remember how to form opposites with the ín- prefix?

Remember "Darth Vader"?

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The word for why is pro quo.

"Pro" = "On account of". "Pro quo" = "On account of what?".

Think of "Pro bono", which means "on account of goodness", essentially.

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The word for because is pro que

"Pro que" = "On account of that ___".

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