Oromo Negation

If you're trying to learn Oromo Negation you will find some useful resources including a course about Negation and negative expressions... 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 Negation

Learning the Oromo Negation 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 Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Oromo.

Oromo negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationOromo Negation
Negation
Negationdiddaa
he is not hereinni as hinjiru
that is not my booksun kitaaba kiyya miti
do not enterhinseenin

Notice the structure of the Negation in Oromo.

List of Negation in Oromo

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Oromo placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Oromo vocabulary.

English NegationOromo Negation
I don't speakhindubbadhu
I don't writehinbarreessu
I don't drivehin-oofu
I don't lovehinjaalladhu
I don't givehinkennu
I don't smilehinseequ
I don't takehinfudhu
he doesn't speakhindubbatu
he doesn't writeinni hinbarreessu
he doesn't driveinni hin-oofu
he doesn't lovehinjaallatu
he doesn't giveinni hinkennu
he doesn't smileinni hinseequ
he doesn't takehinfudhatu
we don't speakhindubbannu
we don't writehinbarreessinu
we don't drivehin-oofnu
we don't lovehinjaallannu
we don't givehinkenninu
we don't smilehinseeqnu
we don't takehinfuunu

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Oromo. Once you're done with Oromo Negation, 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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