Oromo Articles

If you're trying to learn Oromo Articles you will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Oromo grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Oromo. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Oromo Articles

Learning the Oromo Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Oromo language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Oromo.

Oromo articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesOromo Articles
articles
the..ichi
a..
onetokko
somegari
fewxiqqoo
the bookkataabichi
the bookskitaabooti
a bookkitaaba tokko
one bookkitaaba tokko
some bookskitaaboota gari
few bookskitaaboota xiqqoo

Notice the structure of the Articles in Oromo.

List of Articles in Oromo

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Oromo. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Oromo vocabulary.

English VocabularyOromo Vocabulary
FoodNyaata
almonds
breaddaabboo
breakfastciree
butterdadhaa
candykarameellaa
cheeseayibii
chickenindaanqoo
cumin
dessert
dinnerirbaata
fishqurxummii
fruitmuduraa
ice creamjelaattii / ayiskiriimii
lambilmoo hoolaa
lemonloomii
lunchdhiyaana
mealnyaata
meatfoon
ovenfurnoo
pepperbarbarree
plantsbiqiltoota
porkfoonbooyyee
saladsalaaxaa
saltashaboo / soogidda
sandwichsaandwiichii
sausagehuqaalimoo
soupshoorbaa
sugarsukkaara
supperirribaata
turkeyjogolii / taakkiinnii
applemiilloo / aappilii
bananamuuzii
orangesburtukaanii
peacheskookii
peanutakuurii
pearspeerii
pineappleananaasii
grapeswayinii
strawberriesistirooberii
vegetableskuduraa
carrotkaarootii
cornboqqolloo / badallaa
cucumberkiyyaara
garlicqullubbii
lettuceleetusii
olivesija ejersa
onionsshunkurtaa
peppersquundoo
potatoesdinnichaa
pumpkinbuqqee
beansotongora / faajolii
tomatoestimaantima

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Oromo. Once you're done with Oromo Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Oromo lessons here: Learn Oromo. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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