(Remember to Listen to Audio Above for Pronunciation Help)
Wanna be able to say mine! Learn these important pronouns and begin to build real sentences. you'll be able to say..."lets take my car" or "I lost my shoe!" or "can I listen to your ipod?
Just like in English, you dont say "Lets take me car" or, "can i use you ipod?" Fijian has its own Your and Mine.
Write these down in your journal, your going to need them handy as we start to build sentences using all the pronouns we learn. Check out the audio at the bottom for more help with pronunciation.
Nodaru The two of ours
Neirau The two of ours (excluding the listener)
Nomudrau the two of yours
Nodrau the two of theirs
Nodatou the three of ours
Neitou the three of ours (excluding listener)
Nomudou the three of yours
Nodratou The three of theirs
Play Audio below Slideshow to hear correct Pronunciation of FlashCards---Start the Audio with the first card (monkey taking a photo)
The first step in learning a language is learning how to address your self and others. Even cavemen use pronouns! "me want women!" there are lots of different pronouns. Lets start with the most used!
Oiau -au - me or I Oiau via moce. (I want to sleep)
Oiko -iko- you Oiko via kana? (Do you want to eat?)
Okoya -koya- him or her Okoya sa lako. (He left already)
kedaru the two of us inclusive Daru lako! (lets go) two people
Keirau the two of us exclusive Keirau sa Lako. (we are going) telling someone not included that you and another person are going.
Kemudrau the two of you Drau sa lako? (you two are going?)
Orau the two them exclusive Rau sa lako! (those two have gone!)
Kedatou (Tou)- us inclusive Tou Lako! (lets go!) three or more people
Keitou three of us exclusive Keitou sa Liu ("we are taking the lead") 3 or more people.
Kemudou (Dou) three of you exclusive Dou tiko evei? Where are you guys!?) asking Where is the group of 3 or more people?
Iratou those three people Ratou sa lialia!!! (those gang are stupid!) talking about a group of 3 or more
Common Sentences With These Pronouns.
Oiko sa taura mai na ki? Listen to Audio to get the translations
Daru me sota tale oti na sara qito
Keirau sa osooso saraga na job oqo
Kemudou a waraki keitou mai na bus stand?
rau sa mateni beka se cava?
Au sa qai yadra ga mai qo.
Okoya na lobika nai sulu.
Tou lei surf mada!?
Drau lesu mai vei?
Keitou sa gole mada lesu tale qo.
ratou sa marautaka vakalevu!