If you want to connect two phrases together in English, we use the word "that". This is called a conjunction.
The word for that is que
Pronounced like "kweh".
Let’s connect some phrases from the last lesson!
1 translation: It is true that you are eating
Now, let’s turn this into a question by changing the word order a bit.
2 translation: Is it true that you are eating
The phrase "is it true that ___" is so common in Occidental, that it has a shortcut!
Is it true that is Esque
You can also think of this word as a simple way to ask a question.
"Esque insert question phrase"
Ask that question again with this shortcut.
3 translation: Are you eating
The word for yes is yes
The word for no is no
You read that correctly :)
4 translation: Yes, I am eating
The word for not is ne
To negate a verb in Occidental, just put "not" in front of it.
5 translation: No, I am not eating