Introduction to Sambahsa: 27

Now for His office is near his house. If "his" doesn't refer to the subject of the sentence, then you must use eys, IPA ejs. Office is bureau in Sambahsa. u is normally pronounced u, except when one of the two following letters in the same word is e; then, it must be pronounced IPA y (a sound halfway between i and u). The three letters eau constitute asingle sound o:, a long o which bears the stress. Therefore bureau is pronounced as in French : by'ro:. Near is prokwem, IPA 'prokwəm, and house is simply dom, dom, as, for example, in Russian.

  1. Use 'eys' for 'his' in both instances in this phrase. 'Is' is 'est'.
  2. Use 'sien' for 'his', as it refers to 'his own' house. Also remember that 'salg' becomes 'salc' when you add the 't'.
  3. Use 'sien' in this phrase.
  4. Change the 'k' in 'tolk' into a 'c' when the ending is added. For 'the', remember that you will be using 'iom.
  5. Remember that 'car' was 'wogh'.
  6. Remember that 'stah' (like 'poh') simply adds a 't'. Also remember that 'of the' was 'ios' and, finally, street is 'strad'.
  7. Remember that the last 'g' in ghancg will change to an 's' when you add the conjugation ending 's'. Don't forget the personal pronoun right after the verb ('why walk YOU in the middle of the street'). Finally, 'medsu' already includes all of 'the middle of', so next you will only need to say 'the street' in the nominative case.
  8. Remember that you will be adding 'm' to the end of 'vah' for this conjugation. You will not be using the word for 'I'.
  9. Remember, a "gangway" is where you can "ghang". It  has the plural ending 'ent' here. No need to use the word for 'they' in this sentence.
  10. You need to put a hyphenated 'Ee-' before 'docent', not an unhyphenated one.
  11. Remember to pu the hyphenated 'Ee-' before 'gwahnt', and that 'the' will become 'iens' in this sentence.
  12. Remember to use 'Ste' for 'you are', and also to change 'id' to 'iom' before 'mayster'.
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