Dzongkha and English/Contrastive Grammar

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Grammatical Differences

Adding Possessive or Genitive Suffix to Nouns

Adding Case Suffixes to Nouns

Dative

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  • (dzo) མོ་ལུ་ → (eng) to her
    (dzo) མོ་<prn><p3><sg><f><dat> → (eng) to<prp> her<prn><p3><sg><f>

Locative

  • (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>

Ablative

  • (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

Adding "to be" Verbs

Article After Noun

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