Because 2-2

21. Because 2-2

-(e)lako (because)

  • If you want to say something is because of some charcteristic, you add -(e)lako to the verb IZAN, following the rules of spelling
  • When adding suffixes, A+E = E, and E+E=E
  • ni zaharra naizelako: because I am old
  • zu zaharra zarelako: because you are old
  • hura zaharra delako: because he/she is old
  • gu zaharra garelako: because we are old
  • zuek zaharra zaretelako: because you (pural) are old
  • haiek zaharra direlako: because they are old

Vocabulary 2

  • naizelako: because I am (izan)
  • zarelako: because you are (izan)
  • delako: because he/she is (izan)
  • garelako: because we are (izan)
  • zaretelako: because you (pural) are (izan)
  • direlako: because they are (izan)

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