Polish language series: Rdz 8, przymierze Boga z Noem

In the Polish text of Rdz 8, or the eighth chapter of the book of Genesis, you continue to read about the flood. Recall from previous readings that the Polish for flood is the masculine noun potop. In this chapter, you will also begin reading about przymierze Boga z Noem (God’s covenant with Noah). The neuter noun przymierze means covenant; przymierze Boga translates as the … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 8, przymierze Boga z Noem

Friulian language series: Esodo 7, lis plais dal Egjit

You will now study the Friulian text of Esodo 7; in this seventh chapter of the book of Exodus, you will begin reading about lis plais dal Egjit (the plagues of Egypt). Of the ten plagues in total, you will read in this chapter about the first two: l’aghe tramudade in sanc (water turned into blood) and i crots (frogs). The Friulian for plague is … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 7, lis plais dal Egjit

Italian language series: Pinocchio, chapter 11

You will now study chapter 11 of the original Italian version of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. In this eleventh chapter, Mangiafoco’s sneezing reveals his considerate side; Pinocchio is spared from the blaze, but now his friend Arlecchino risks going up in flames. In the index, you will find a link where you can read the entire book online. You will also find … Continue reading Italian language series: Pinocchio, chapter 11

Polish language series: how to count (ordinal numbers)

Polish ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.) are listed below, in masculine form. See also: Polish cardinal numbers (one, two, three, etc.). 1. pierwszy (first) 2. drugi (second) 3. trzeci (third) 4. czwarty (fourth) 5. piąty (fifth…) 6. szósty 7. siódmy 8. ósmy 9. dziewiąty 10. dziesiąty 11. jedenasty 12. dwunasty 13. trzynasty 14. czternasty 15. piętnasty 16. szesnasty 17. siedemnasty 18. osiemnasty 19. dziewiętnasty … Continue reading Polish language series: how to count (ordinal numbers)

Friulian language series: Esodo 6, clamade di Mosè

In this post, you will study the Friulian text of Esodo 6, or the sixth chapter of the book of Exodus, where the subjects are altre conte de clamade di Mosè (another account of the call of Moses), la gjenealogjie di Mosè e di Aron (the genealogy of Moses and Aaron), si torne a fevelâ de clamade di Mosè (the call of Moses is again … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 6, clamade di Mosè

Polish language series: Rdz 7, potop

You will now study the Polish text of the seventh chapter of the book of Genesis; in Rdz 7, God brings about a flood so as to destroy all that he created on earth. You will recall that the Polish for flood is the masculine noun potop. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 7, potop

Polish language series: Rdz 6, zapowiedź potopu

You will now study the Polish text of the sixth chapter of the book of Genesis. The subject matter of this chapter includes: zepsucie moralne ludzkości (moral corruption of mankind), Boże postanowienie zagłady (divine decision of annihilation; that is, God’s decision to annihilate), zapowiedź potopu (announcement of the flood). Learn the following: zepsucie (n., depravation, corruption), moralny (moral), ludzkość (f., mankind), postanowienie (n., decision), zagłada … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 6, zapowiedź potopu

Friulian language series: Esodo 5, denant dal faraon

You will now study the Friulian text of Esodo 5. In this fifth chapter of the book of Exodus, the subject is Mosè e Aron denant dal faraon (Moses and Aaron before the Pharaoh). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language here (Gjenesi 1). Read Esodo 5 To read the Friulian text of the Bible … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 5, denant dal faraon

Italian language series: Pinocchio, chapter 10

This post brings you to chapter 10 in your study of the original Italian version of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. In this tenth chapter, Pinocchio is recognised by his wooden brothers at the Grand Marionette Theatre, but he also risks becoming a piece of firewood for Mangiafoco. In the index, you will find a link where you can read the entire book … Continue reading Italian language series: Pinocchio, chapter 10

Polish language series: Rdz 5, potomkowie Adama

In Rdz 5, you will read about potomkowie Adama (the descendants of Adam) and Setyci (the Sethites). In this fifth chapter of the book of Genesis, you will encounter many numbers in Polish. They have all been listed below in the notes, in both digits and words. You can study Polish cardinal numbers more fully here. You may also wish to study Polish ordinal numbers. … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 5, potomkowie Adama