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Introduction to Occidental:
Lesson 2

By PovriNaivon

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!

It is true that you are eating

Answer: It es ver que tu manja
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Now, let’s turn this into a question by changing the word order a bit.

Is it true that you are eating

Answer: Es it ver que tu manja
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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.

Are you eating

Answer: Esque tu manja
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The word for yes is yes
The word for no is no

You read that correctly :)

Yes, I am eating

Answer: Yes, yo manja
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The word for not is ne

To negate a verb in Occidental, just put "not" in front of it.

No, I am not eating

Answer: No, yo ne manja
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