Conjugated Intransitive verb Joan (To go directed) and Allative form - NORA
- The conjugated form of Joan (noa, zoaz, doa, goaz, zoazte, doaz) is the equivalent of the present continuous form in English,
- that being, something you are in the process of doing, now or around now.
- “I am going to school.” (now) "Ni eskolara noa."vs “I go every day.” (habitual) "Ni egunero joaten naiz eskolara."
- Using the verb “joan” (to go), or other motion verbs, to show movement to a destinations causes the destination object to use the Allative/Nora form.
- Joan is used when going to a specific destination. If the subject is just going, with no particular destination stated, ibili is used.
- The question word to go with this case is Nora (Where to?).
NORA – allative case
- Single nouns
- ending -(e)ra
- if the noun ends in a vowel, add -ra
- mendi - mendira
- if the noun ends in a consonant, add -era
- hotel - hotelera
Lesson 1 Vocabulary
- nora - where (to)
- ni noa - I am going
- zu zoaz - you are going
- hura doa - he/she/it is going
- gu goaz - we are going
- zuek zoazte ' you (plural) are going
- haiek doaz - they are going
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