Oromo Questions

If you're trying to learn Oromo Questions you will find some useful resources including a course about Questions and interrogative 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 Questions

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

Oromo questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsOromo Questions
Questionsgaaffilee
how?akkam?
what?maal?
who?eenyu?
why?maaliif?
where?eessa?

Notice the structure of the Questions in Oromo.

List of Questions in Oromo

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

English QuestionsOromo Questions
where is he?inni eessa?
what is this?kuni maali?
why are you sad?maaliif gaddita?
how do you want to pay?akkamitti kaffalu feeta?
can I come?dhufuu?
is he sleeping?rafaa jira?
do you know me?na beekta?
do you have my book?kitaabni ko si bira jira?
how big is it?hammam guddaadha?
can I help you?maal si gargaaru?
can you help me?na gargaarta?
do you speak English?Ingiliffa nidubbatta?
how far is this?hammam fagaata?
what time is it?sa'aatin meeqa ta'e?
how much is this?kun gatiin meeqa?
what is your name?maqaan ke eenyu?
where do you live?essa teesson ke?

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