"She would not"

Translation:Fasai hi ddim

February 28, 2016

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Sarah-Cheung
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What makes fasai negative?

February 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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The soft mutation, I think. As opposed to "Basai".

February 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Sarah-Cheung
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You are right. I reviewed the whole unit and start to see the pattern. Thank you! :D

I'm still at a loss when coming to mutations. :/

February 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan
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Actually there isn't enough context here to say that it is negative. "(Mi) fasai" would be a positive statement, "Ni fasai" or "(Mi) fasai hi/fo ddim" would be a negative statement and "Fasai" could be a question. It needs more to it to make it definitely a negative statement.

February 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Sarah-Cheung
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Dioch! I remember having seen it being used in a positive sentence while I was learning this skill, but I was not sure. When I reviewed it today, all sentences with fasai were negative. I almost believed that it had the negative sense built in. So thank you very much for the explanation. It is clear to me now. ^^

February 28, 2016
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