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  5. "qaleghlaHbe'."


Translation:I can't see you.

July 1, 2019



Let me see if I get the whole combined personal prefixes:

  • qalegh - I see you (sing.)
  • Salegh - I see you (pl.)
  • vIlegh - I see him/her/it/them
  • cholegh - you (sg.) see me
  • Dalegh - you (sg.) see him/her/it/them
  • julegh - you (sg.) see us
  • mulegh - he/she/they see(s) me
  • Dulegh - he/she sees you (sg.)
  • legh - he/she/it sees him/her/it/them, they see them
  • nulegh - he/she/they see(s) us
  • lIlegh - he/she/they see(s) you (pl.)
  • pIlegh - we see you (sg.)
  • wIlegh - we see him/her/it
  • relegh - we see you (pl.)
  • DIlegh - we see them
  • tulegh - you (pl.) see me
  • bolegh - you (pl.) see him/her/it/them
  • chelegh - you (pl.) see us
  • nIlegh - they see you (sg.)
  • lulegh - they see him/her/it

Is that right?


Looks right to me.


I loved this one, it really integrates many of the new concept in one single word


what do the "qa" and "laH" mean in this sentence. the syllable "be'" means "not" or negative affirmation, the verb "legh". do "qa" and "laH" have to do with the subject and object? Ad special case for "I" -vI and "you" - Daj?


qa- - verb prefix showing that the subject of the verb is I and the object is you.

legh - see (verb)

-laH - able - verb suffix showing that the subject is able to do the verb.

-be' - not - verb suffix negating what comes before it, usually, but not always, just the immediately preceding element.

qaleghlaHbe' I am not able to see you.


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