Difference between revisions of "Dzongkha and English/Contrastive Grammar"

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=== Article After Noun ===
=== Article After Noun ===
* {{transferTest|dzo|eng|བྱི་ལི་དེ་|the cat}}
*: {{transferMorphTest|dzo|eng|བྱི་ལི{{tag|n}} དེ་{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}}|the{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}} cat{{tag|n}}{{tag|sg}} }}
== dzo-eng tests ==  
== dzo-eng tests ==  
[[Category:Sp21_ContrastiveGrammars]] [[Category: Dzongkha]] [[Category: English]]
[[Category:Sp21_ContrastiveGrammars]] [[Category: Dzongkha]] [[Category: English]]

Revision as of 15:22, 28 April 2021

Grammatical Differences

Adding Possessive or Genitive Suffix to Nouns

Adding Case Suffixes to Nouns


  • (dzo) སྒྲོམ་ནང་ → (eng) in the box
    (dzo) སྒྲོམ་<n><loc> → (eng) in<prp> a<det><def> box<n><sg>
  • (dzo) དུས་ཚོད་ཁར་ → (eng) on time
    (dzo) དུས་ཚོད་<n><loc> → (eng) on<prp> time<n><sg>


  • (dzo) རྒྱ་མཚོ་ལས་ → (eng) from the ocean
    (dzo) རྒྱ་མཚོ་<n><abl> → (eng) from<prp> a<det><def> ocean<n><sg>
  • (dzo) ང་ལས་ → (eng) from me
    (dzo) ང་<prn><p1><sg><abl> → (eng) from<prp> me<prn><p1><sg>

Adding Tense Suffix to Verbs

Past Tense

  • (dzo) ལྷོད་ཅི་ → (eng) arrived
    (dzo) ལྷོད་<v><iv><past> → (eng) arrived<v><iv><past>

Present Tense

Future Tense

Adding "to be" Verbs

Article After Noun

  • (dzo) བྱི་ལི་དེ་ → (eng) the cat
    (dzo) བྱི་ལི<n> དེ་<det><def> → (eng) the<det><def> cat<n><sg>

dzo-eng tests