Friulian language series: Genesis 31

In chapter 31 of the book of Genesis, Laban becomes hostile towards Jacob. In this post, you will find the notes that assist you in your study of the Friulian language used in Gjenesi 31, where the subjects are: Jacop al torne in Canaan (Jacob returns to Canaan) and cumbinament di Jacop cun Laban (Jacob’s agreement with Laban). As with the previous chapter, a considerable … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 31

Friulian language series: Genesis 30

Chapter 30 of the book of Genesis in Friulian is a challenging read indeed; you will come across a great deal of new vocabulary to be learned. As usual, this new vocabulary has been summarised in each of the sections below so that you can learn it with greater ease. The subject of this thirtieth chapter is l’imbroi di Jacop (Jacob’s scheme). You will recognise … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 30

Friulian language series: Genesis 29

In chapter 29 of the book of Genesis, Jacob takes two wives. You will now study the entirety of Gjenesi 29 through the Friulian language, where the subject is Lie e Rachêl (Leah and Rachel) and a nassin i fîs di Jacop (Jacob’s sons are born). You will recall that the Friulian verb nassi means to be born; a nassin is its third-person plural, presint indicatîf … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 29

Friulian language series: Genesis 28

In chapter 28 of the book of Genesis, Jacob has a dream. The Friulian for dream is il sium; to have a dream is fâ un sium. You will now study the entirety of Gjenesi 28 in Friulian, where the subject is l’avôt di Jacop (Jacob’s vow). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 28

Friulian language series: Genesis 27

You have now reached chapter 27 in your study of the book of Genesis in Friulian. The subject matter of this twenty-seventh chapter is la benedizion di Jacop (blessing of Jacob). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language here (Gjenesi 1). The Friulian Bible that you will read is made available by Glesie Furlane, … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 27

Friulian language series: Genesis 26

In this post, you will study chapter 26 of the book of Genesis in Friulian. The subject matter of this twenty-sixth chapter is: lis promessis dal Signôr, Diu dal pari Abram (promises of the Lord, God of Father Abraham), Rebeche e Abimelec (Rebekah and Abimelech), furtune di Isac (Isaac’s fortune), i poçs di Gjerar (wells of Gerar), indaûr promessis (promises afresh), il pat cun Abimelec … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 26

Friulian language series: Genesis 25

In your study of the Friulian language, you have now reached chapter 25 of the book of Genesis. The end of this twenty-fifth chapter brings you to the halfway point in the book of Genesis, where there are 50 chapters in total. The subject matter of Gjenesi 25 is: i fîs di Cheture (the sons of Keturah); muart di Abram (death of Abraham); gjernazie di … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 25

Friulian language series: Genesis 24

The subject matter of chapter 24 of the book of Genesis is il matrimoni di Isac (marriage of Isaac). With 67 verses and just over 1800 words in Friulian, Gjenesi 24 is the longest chapter of the book of Genesis. In the notes for this chapter, you will no doubt notice that you are able to take on larger amounts of text with less help; … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 24

Friulian language series: Genesis 23

In this twenty-third chapter of the book of Genesis, the subject is il tombâl di Macpele (grave of Machpelah): Sarah dies, and Abraham buys a plot of land to bury her. As for the image at the top of this post (Gustave Doré, 1855), it represents Jacob’s wrestling with the angel, which you will read about farther along in your study in Gjenesi 32. If … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 23

Friulian language series: Genesis 22

In chapter 22 of the book of Genesis, Abraham is ordered by God to sacrifice his son Isaac. God says to Abraham: tu mal ufrissarâs in sacrifici (you will offer him to me in sacrifice). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language here (Gjenesi 1). The Friulian Bible that you will read is made … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 22