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

Friulian language series: Genesis 21, verses 22-34

You will now study the Friulian language used in verses 22-34 of the twenty-first chapter of the book of Genesis; that is, Gjenesi 21:22-34. These verses, where the subject is il pat di Abimelec (the covenant of Abimelech), bring you to the end of the chapter. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language here … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 21, verses 22-34

Friulian language series: Genesis 21, verses 1-21

In this post, you will study the Friulian language used in verses 1-21 of the twenty-first chapter of the book of Genesis; that is, Gjenesi 21:1-21. The subject of these verses is al nas Isac (Isaac is born) and Abram al pare vie Agar (Abraham sends Hagar away). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 21, verses 1-21

Friulian language series: Genesis 20

You now continue to explore the Friulian language by examining the totality of the twentieth chapter of the book of Genesis; that is Gjenesi 20. The subject of chapter 20 is Sare e Abimelec (Sarah and Abimelech). This chapter is shorter than the previous two, and less demanding. As for the image at the top of this post (Pedro de Orrente, ca. 1616), it represents … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 20

Friulian language series: Genesis 19

You continue now to further your understanding of the Friulian language by studying the nineteeth chapter of the book of Genesis, where the subject is la distruzion des citâts di Sodome e di Gomore (the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Friulian language here (Gjenesi 1). You … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 19

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 9

This post brings you to chapter 9 in your study of the original Italian version of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. In this ninth chapter, the little rascal Pinocchio sells his newly acquired alphabet book so that he can gain admission to the marionette show and, in the process, skip school. In the index, you will find a link where you can consult the entire … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 9

Friulian language series: Genesis 18

You now continue your online study of the Friulian language by examining the totality of chapter 18 of the book of Genesis; that is Gjenesi 18. In the notes for verse 1 below, you learn how to tell the time in Friulian. In the notes for verse 24, you begin taking a closer look at using the Friulian indi and its variations ind, int, ’nd … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 18

Friulian language series: Genesis 17

In this post, you continue to learn Friulian through the book of Genesis; you will now study the seventeenth chapter, where the subject is il pat di circuncision (covenant of circumcision). 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 17

Friulian language series: Genesis 16

In your study of the Friulian language, you have now reached chapter 16 of the book of Genesis; in this post, you will examine the entirety of this chapter, where the subject is Sarai e Agar (Sarai and Hagar). There are a number of new verb conjugation charts in this post: the recent past of vê (verse 1) and lâ (verse 3); the past perfect of … Continue reading Friulian language series: Genesis 16