Lesson three  (Triu Lesono)

1.New words  (Nova Wordos)

Kia   What kind   koloro   color    reda    red       wayta   white    
blaka    black    verda  green     blua    blue      purpla    purple  
bruna    brown    griza    gray    libro    book      az    as     
sama     same     dis-     On the contrary           mor ol   More than 

biga     big      disbiga  small    dika     thick    alta    tall, high
most  most

2.  Text (Teksto)

Kia koloro esan la flago? What color is the flag?

La flago esan reda. The flag is red.

Ji esan reda flago. It is a red flag.

Cu la gazeto esan dika? Is this magazine thick?

Ne, ji ne esan dika. Ji esan disdika.  
No, it isn't. It is thin.

La libro esan mor dika ol la gazeto.
 This book is  thicker than this magazine.

Mia libro esan mormulte dika ol hias.
 My book is a lot thicker than his.

La reda flago esan la most alta el la flagos. 
The red flag is the highest .

Mia tablo esan az biga az yias.
My table is as big as yours.

3.  Grammar (Gramatiko ) 

(1)Adjectives without number and case end with –a.

(2)The prefix, dis-, denotes the opposite of the root-word.  
For example: longa – dislonga (long – short); amiko – disamiko (friend – enemy).  

(3) The comparative adjective of degree is "mor...ol". For example:
 Hi esan mor alta ol mi. (He is taller than I).

(4) The superlative adjective of degree is "la most...ol (en)". For example:
 Hi esan la most alta el mu. He is the tallest among us. 
Hi esan la most alta en mua klaso. He is the tallest in our class.

4. Dialogues (Dialogos) 

Kio esan yia nomo?  What is your name?

Mia nomo esan Li Min.  My name is Li Min.

Kiel yi faran?  How do you do?

Tre bona. Multa dankos!  Fine, many thanks!
Yi pravan.  You're right.
Mi konsentan kum yi.  I agree with you.
Mi ne konsentan kum yi. I don't agree with you.

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