MEMONI ADJECTIVES

ADJECTIVES, DETERMINERS AND QUANTIFIER:

Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in a sentence

Like English, the position of Memoni adjectives nearly always appear immediately before the noun that they modify.  Unlike English, in Memoni adjectives some time has masculine and feminine endings that must be agree to the noun that followed..

beautiful saro (m) sari (f) deep   hard sekhat sad gamhgin
bad khrab dirty gandaro / gandary healthy   safe  
bitter kerwo (m) kerwy dry   high uncho unchi same  
boiling   early juldy long lombo lombi small nendho nendhi
broken totaillo / totaily equal baraber loose dhilo dhily soft  
cheap sesto sesty false jutho loud   solid  
clean saaf fat moto moti poor garib sweet mitho mithi
clear   foolish pakghal quick jaldy tall lombo lombi
cold thando thandi frequent   quiet   thick ganto ganti
dead merailo meraily good saro sari rough   thin petlo petli

saro chuckro good boy   sari chukrey  good girl
maro laumbo aae     byrey lumbi aae
meetho khawo  (sweet rice)   meethi khir  (sweet rice pudding)

ARTICLES, DETERMINERS:

Determiners (including articles) are those little words that are used in front of nouns to indicate whether you are referring to something specific or something of a particular type.  Such as the definite article ' the' and demonstratives pronouns such as 'this, that, these, those' and possessives adjectives such as ' my, your, his, her, its, our, their ' and the indefinite articles  such as ' a, an' and                  
 
The there is no equalency
a, an akro (m) akry (f)
my mine (m) mejo (m) meji (f)
yours  (polite) iNjo  (m) iNji (f)
yours tojo  (m)  toji (f)
his, her injo (m) inji (f)
their inayjo (m) inayji (f)
this these (near) ee
that, those   (far) ee

 

a few thoro thoriun  few thori other koi bi    
a little thoro thoriun fewer   several      
all bedhay less kum some thori    
another beji little thori        
any koibi many bhawj        
both boi more biji        
each herkoi most          
either koibhi much          
enough bus neither koi by nahy        
every herkoi  no na        

 

Quantifiers:
When referring to a quantity of something without being precise, use a quantifier. Quantifiers are normally followed by of

all of  
any of  
enough of  
lots of  
more of  
most of  
none of  
some of  
an amount of  
a lot of  
a quantity of  
the remainder of  
rest of  
rest of  
less of  
little of  
much of  
part of  
a bit of  
a little of  
a bit of  
a good deal of  
a great deal of  
a little of  
a great deal of time  
a bit of time  
the whole of Malaysia  
part of Malaysia  
another of  
both of  
certain of  
each of  
either of  
few of  
fewer of  
many of  
neither of  
large numbers of  
small numbers of  
one of/several of  
various of  
a couple of  
a few of  
a good many of  
a great many of  
each of the students  
many of the students  
a couple of students  

bahuj kum   too much work 
thoro kum    less work    thorey car  few cars

''a" is the only article in Memoni akro (one or "a" masculine) and akri (one or "a" feminine) there is no equlent for "The" or "an"

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