Láadan/Lessons/22

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To surpass: hesho[edit]

[(Aux) Verb: "hesho" (Neg) CP–S]

To compare two things, such as in height or in beauty, we state it this way: ObjectA is tall, ObjectB is tall, ObjectA surpasses.

Láadan English Literal Citation
Bíi íthi yu wa. Íthi mi. Hesho mi. The leaf is higher than the fruit. The fruit is high. The leaf is high. The leaf surpasses. Amberwind's lesson 50 [1]
Bíi mehíya rul i zhub wa. Hesho zhub. The insect is smaller than a cat. A cat and the insect are small. The insect surpasses. Amberwind's lesson 50 [2]
Bíi melaya mi i mahina wi; báa hesho mahina? Is the flower redder than the leaf? The leaf and the flower are red (obviously); does the flower surpass? Amberwind's lesson 50 [3]
Bíi melaya mi i mahina wi; hesho bebáa? Which is redder, the flower or the leaf? The leaf and the flower are red (obviously); what surpasses? Amberwind's lesson 50 [4]


Notes[edit]

  1. http://ayadan.moosader.com/archive/LaadanLessons/l-50.html
  2. http://ayadan.moosader.com/archive/LaadanLessons/l-50.html
  3. http://ayadan.moosader.com/archive/LaadanLessons/l-50.html
  4. http://ayadan.moosader.com/archive/LaadanLessons/l-50.html