Def.: sika; seeyè; due (meyitenged te sabeka ne kasangkapan ne mariyù keykew)
MS: sika; seeyè; due
You use that to talk about something which is not close to you.
That seat over there is for you.
Ka seeyè se diyè dapit ne pinuuwan su para keykew.
A: That is my sister, Sarah; she is the one wearing a red shirt.
Def.: seeyè (meyitenged te minsan nekey ne neimpusan e)
You use that to talk about something which is finished.
That concert yesterday was good.
Meupiya seeyè se kunsirtu gabii.
Def.: seika (meyitenged te peglalag te miglalag te duma)
You use that to say more about something which someone has just talked about.
A: There is a typhoon in Luzon. B: Oh, that's not good.
A: Due bagiyu diyè te Lusun. B:Tuwey, kenè ne meupiya seika.
Def.: seeyè dè (meyitenged te miglihad ne timpu te nekeg-iling ne aldew)
MS: seeyè dè
You use that to talk about a past time that was in the same day, week, or year as another time.
I finished the book in the morning, and that afternoon I went for a walk.
Mig-impusan ku rè ka libru te maselem, wey te seeyè dè ne maapun [ma͡apun] migleug-leug ad.
Sem.Dom.: determiners; pronouns
Def.: ne (egkahamit seini te peglalag pad meyitenged te etew, lugar wey ke butang).
You use that to say something more about a person, place or thing.
I'll tell you about the movie that I saw.
Egpangguhud a kuna te salida ne nakita ku.
Sem.Dom.: relative pronouns
Def.: te (egkahamit seini te kenè pad ke deisek dè ne pangasaken ne baad te kinarakelan ne pangasak)
You use that before a smaller sentence which is part of a bigger sentence.
I know that you heard me ['you heard me' is the smaller sentence].
Nakataha a te nakarineg ka keddiey.
Sem.Dom.: conjunctions; GSL0001-0025
Last updated: 10/May/2012