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70 [seventy]

to like something


70 [յոթանասուն]

ինչ որ բան սիրել


Would you like to smoke?
ՈՒզու՞մ եք ծխել:
Uzu՞m yek’ tskhel
Would you like to dance?
ՈՒզու՞մ եք պարել:
Uzu՞m yek’ parel
Would you like to go for a walk?
ՈՒզու՞մ եք զբոսնել:
Uzu՞m yek’ zbosnel
I would like to smoke.
Ես ուզում եմ ծխել:
Yes uzum yem tskhel
Would you like a cigarette?
Ծխախոտ ուզու՞մ ես:
Tskhakhot uzu՞m yes
He wants a light.
Նա վառիչ է ուզում:
Na varrich’ e uzum
I want to drink something.
Նա ինչ որ բան է ուզում խմել:
Na inch’ vor ban e uzum khmel
I want to eat something.
Ես ուզում եմ ինչ որ բան ուտել:
Yes uzum yem inch’ vor ban utel
I want to relax a little.
Ես ուզում եմ մի քիչ հանգստանալ:
Yes uzum yem mi k’ich’ hangstanal
I want to ask you something.
Ես ուզում եմ Ձեզ ինչ որ բան հարցնել:
Yes uzum yem Dzez inch’ vor ban harts’nel
I want to ask you for something.
Ես ուզում եմ Ձեզ ինչ որ բան խնդրել:
Yes uzum yem Dzez inch’ vor ban khndrel
I want to treat you to something.
Ես ուզում եմ Ձեզ հրավիրել:
Yes uzum yem Dzez hravirel
What would you like?
Ներեցեք, ի՞նչ եք ուզում:
Nerets’yek’, i՞nch’ yek’ uzum
Would you like a coffee?
Սուրճ ուզու՞մ եք:
Surch uzu՞m yek’
Or do you prefer a tea?
Թե՞ ավելի լավ է թեյ:
T’ye՞ aveli lav e t’yey
We want to drive home.
Մենք ուզում ենք տուն գնալ:
Menk’ uzum yenk’ tun gnal
Do you want a taxi?
Տաքսի ուզու՞մ եք:
Tak’si uzu՞m yek’
They want to make a call.
Նրանք ուզում են զանգահարել:
Nrank’ uzum yen zangaharel

Two languages = two speech centers!

When we learn a language matters to our brain. This is because it has different storage areas for different languages. Not all the languages we learn are stored together. Languages we learn as adults have their own storage area. That means the brain processes the new rules in a different place. They aren't stored with the native language. People who grow up bilingual, on the other hand, only use one region of the brain. Multiple studies have come to this conclusion. Neuroscientists examined various test subjects. These subjects spoke two languages fluently. One part of the test group, however, had grown up with both languages. The other part, in contrast, had learned the second language later in life. Researchers could measure brain activity during language tests. This way they could see which areas of the brain functioned during the tests. And they saw that the ‘late’ learners had two speech centers! Researchers had already long suspected that this would be so. People with brain injuries show different symptoms. So, damage to the brain can also lead to speech problems. Those affected can't pronounce or understand words as well. But bilingual accident victims sometimes show unusual symptoms. Their speech problems don't always affect both languages. If only one area of the brain is injured, the other can still function. Then the patients speak one language better than the other. The two different languages are also re-learned at different speeds. This proves that both languages aren't stored in the same place. Since they weren't learned at the same time, they form two centers. It is still unknown how our brain manages multiple languages. But new findings could lead to new learning strategies.

Guess the language!

******an is spoken by approximately 4 million people. ******an is counted among the southern Caucasian languages. It is written in its own semiotic system, the ******an alphabet. This writing system has 33 letters. They have the same sequence as the Greek alphabet. However, the ******an writing system is most likely derived from that of the Aramaic language. In ******an it is typical to have many consonants follow each other. Many ******an words are therefore difficult for foreigners to pronounce.

The grammar is also not very easy. It contains many elements that do not exist in any other language. ******an vocabulary reveals a lot about the history of the Caucasus. It contains many words that were adopted from other languages. Among them are Greek, Persian, Arabic, Russian and Turkish. But the special thing about ******an is its long tradition. ******an is among the oldest living languages of the civilized world!


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