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1. conditional conjunction If, in case.

Etymology: From Latin si.

2. adverb of affirmation Yes.

Etymology: From Latin sic.

~ bain

[si bai̯n]

1. concessive conjunction Although. Example: Si bain ill hast façat grãns progreixes, tuvïe nõn hast ou nivell su fizant, although he has made a great improvement, he is not up to the standard yet.


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1. interrogative and exclamative pronoun How. Example: Com apelles-ti?, What’s your name? (literally: how do you call yourself?

2. causal conjunction As, because, since. Example: Com s’hawabe pluggat, a strata esabe moixata, as it had rained, the street was wet.

3. adverb of manner Like, as. Example: Faça-ou com tu volles, do it as you wish.

Etymology: From Latin quomodo.

~ qwe

[kom kwe]

2. conditional conjunction If, in case. Example: Com qwe nõ manngges-ti ou plat de lentellas, esarés castigat, if you don’t eat the dish of lentils, you’ll be punished.