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Lesson 37

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(37-)

Thirty seventh lesson

     
 

(37)

Lesson number thirty seven (#37)

     
  (1) ? Now (did) this happen?
     
1

(2) []?

[To] where do you want to go to-day?
     
2 (3); I have various affairs;
     
3 (4), ;

first I must give (my) watch ["hours"] to repair;

     
4 , . I dropped it [them] yesterday evening, and it [they] stopped.
     
5 , (5); Then, I need to buy a fountain-pen;
     
6

, (6) .

I am afraid that mine (is) definitely lost..
     
7 ? How did it happen?
     
8 ;
- ,
I don't know at all; perhaps I forgot it somewhere,
     
9 .. perhaps [they] stole it from me.
     
10

(7), .

In any [every] case, I have it no more.
     
11 ? (Was it) an object of value?
12 (8); , . The pen was of gold; but the chief (thing is) I (was) used to it.
     
13

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I had had it ten years.
     
14 ; ; ; . [to] where (motion); various affairs; first; definitely.
15 ; ; . In any case; I (am) used; gold.
 

EXERCISE
1 ; . First give me the money; afterwards [already] (we) shall talk.
     
2 ; . Do as you like [will]; in any case, I shall not go.
     
3 , . It (is) as it pleases you; it's all the same [indifferent] to me.
     
4 . [(They)] stole him (his) gold watch.
     
5 . I (am) not used to this.
     
6 . You dropped this box.
     
7 : , . Here are various sorts of cigarettes; take what pleases you.
8 . It is necessary to repair this (cigarette)-lighter.
     
 

ADDITIONAL EXERCISE

1

? ? or ?

Where is he? Where [whither] does he go?
2 . This is a good affair.
3 . The affairs are good (short form).
4 . This is another affair.
5 ; . I see him; I see them.
6 . I shall be here until evening.
7 ! What a fine watch (plural) !
8 (). In the evening I am always tired.
9 . He (is) already used to you (dative).
 

NOTES -

AK-NOTE

1

To happen : , a word cognate with , case, occasion ( , L. 24).
Note the ending in , (neuter). (see less. 35, parag. 7).

 
2

? Where are you? but ? where (do) you (go) ?
is where with motion, just as whither.

 
3

(maiaw) : this is my affair, business. Plural.: .

 
4

: first, in first place ; , 1st lesson.
, the watch, liter. the hours.

 
5

, the pen. In , we have ( , he himself),
and , writing ( , I write) ; which gives : self-writing.

 
6

In , we see the root : , to finish.

 
7

, every, all. , case.
- , in every case (preposit.).

 
8

: gold, material;
(mas.) ; (neuter); (femin.) - gold, adjective.

 

Weird Associations Section

Let us note :
, , : tonight; yesterday night; tomorrow night.
: every day; : each time.
: in every case.
: I am already used (to it).