Word of the Day

In keeping with the theme of the week, we will continue with making questions. Today we will make questions asking “why.” The structure we need to use is: “waq giok.” As a stand alone phrase, this can be used to ask: “Why?”

When asking a question using an existing sentence there is a special form we have to use.

ni yayna sle-a. I see the mountain. As a question, we place the subject of the sentence in between these two words.

waq ni giok yayna sle-a? Why do I see the mountain.

Again most of the time you will be asking another person so the completed question will include a change in the pronoun to reflect this change in subject.

waq i yayna sle-a? Why do you see the mountain?