New Words with the Saterfrisian Course by P. Kramer

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Lesson 1 Gouden Dai
Saterfrisian English
Remarks 1
die Dai the day  
you [object form]
Dierk (Derek)  
een one [numeral]
et it  
goud good  
gouden Dai good day hello
gungt goes  
ju Läkse the lesson  
mie me  
Mie gungt et goud. I am fine. 'I am going well.'
wo how  
Wo gungt et die? How are you? 'How are you going?'
Wülm (William) [name]

Läkse 2 Oold un näi
Saterfrisian English
Remarks 2
dät it [neuter article]
die the [masculine article]
do the [plural article]
heer hear! listen!
dät Huus the house  
do Huuse the houses  
ju the [feminine article]
jung young  
ju Ku the cow  
man but  
näi new  
oold old  
dät Rääd the bicycle  
do Reede the bicycles  
sunt are  
two two  
uk also, too  
die Woain the car  
do Woaine the cars  

Läkse3 Hääbe un weese
Saterfrisian English
Remarks 3
ap on, upon  
iek bän I am  
bäst du are you  
buppe top, up  
die Buur the farmer  
dan then  
dän the [masculine article, not nominative]
drok busy  
du you  
du hääst et drok you are busy  
et it  
foulgjende following next
hääbe have  
hääst du have you  
du hääst you have  
du hääst et drok you are busy 'you have it busy'
iek hääbe I have  
iek I  
klik click  
die Luudspreeker the (loud)speaker  
n a [indefinite article, masculine]
jee yes  
noa no  
nu now  
noch still yet
tjo three  
un and  
weese to be  
die Winkel the shop  

Läkse4 Ju Ienleedenge
Saterfrisian English
Remarks 4
däälich today  
dan then [often not translated]
dät that [demonstrative pronoun]
fjauer four  
ful full  
fuul much many
hääbe to have  
häiwed (have) had  
hier here  
ju Ienleedenge the invitation  
iete to eat  
jäärsene yesterday  
jee yes  
jie you [plural pronoun, nominative]
jou you [plural pronoun, not nominative]
konnen can [plural]
kricht gets me kricht 'one is getting'
licht lightly fast
mäd with  
man but  
me one [undefined pronoun]
tou min too little not enough
nit not  
noa no  
dät paaset it suits it fits
ju Raise the journey  
dät Schap the cupboard  
sicher sure  
so so  
sun such a  
fuul Tonk many thanks much thank
tou too  
uus our  
(paaset jou dät) wäil (does it suit you?) well

Läkse5 Sukker un Sies
Saterfrisian English
Remarks 5
ätter after to
deer there  
deerfon of it thereof
fon of  
fääre further comparative to: fier 'far'.
fersäik try to: fersäike; at: Type the right word
fieuw five  
foar for also: before
foar die for you  
gjucht right  
glieks right away in a moment, soon
wie gunge we are going we go
ju litje Humpe the little lump  
in in  
iek kon I can  
konne to can in grammar
hie kwad he said in weer/ nit weer, if you give the wrong answer..
läip bad  
leer learn  
litje small to: littik
luk pull to: luuke
muuge to may in grammar
moakje to do to make
moate might  
moatest du might you  
moute to must in grammar
näie new inflected form
ne one [indefinite article, feminine]
nochmoal once again  
luk tou Räid consult  
die Räid the advice  
sääd satisfied satiated
die Sies the cheese  
die Sukker the sugar  
dät Täärp the village  
die Tee the tea  
noa, tonkje no, thank you (for offering)  
wäide become  
wäd becomes  
wät what  
dät Weeder the weather at: Type the right word
weer true  
wolt du do you want  
wolle to want in grammar
wie wollen we will  
wie we  
do Woude the words plural to: dät Woud

Läkse6 Ätter buuten
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 6
bee both  
mäd uus bee we both 'with us both'
n bitje a bit  
ätter buuten (going) outside  
ju Doore the door  
do Dooren the doors  
hie drächt he wears he carries
iek dreege I am wearing I wear
gunge to go  
gunge se? do you go? 'go you?'
die Jikkel the coat  
juun against  
wie konnen juun we can stand 'we can against'
ju Kipse the cap  
wie konnen we can (go)  
die Kop the head  
gunge mee go with (us) to: meegunge
min my possessive pronoun, masculine
do Monljuude the men plural of: die Mon
moute to must to shall
mouten wie should we (go)  
n the short for: dän, in 'ap n Kop'
nit? can't we? is n't it?
dät rient it rains  
säks six  
ticht tight shut, closed
n tichten Jikkel a water-proof coat  
tip type  
truch through  
uus us  
wäit wet  
ju Wäitegaid the moisture  
wäkke which  
wät some  
do Wieuwljuude the women plural of: dät Wieuwmoanske
ik wüül I would (like to)  

Läkse7 Do Bäidene spielje
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 8
an at  
dät Bäiden the child  
do Bäidene the children  
bie near  
daach all the same  
dät thet conj.
de the unstressed form of: ju
deer there  
drok busy  
duure to be allowed to  
duuren se are they allowed to  
geen goud went well  
ätter dät Ieten after dinner See: Type the right word.
ieuwen barely just
man ieuwen only barely  
jo they  
kiek! look!  
lopt walks to: loope
maal bad  
dät maale Weeder in n Kop hääbe be restless  
mäiden tomorrow  
die Mäiden the morning  
man only  
paas ap! pay attetion  
soogen seven  
se they short form of jo
ju Säärke the church  
ju Schoule the school  
sjunge to sing  
an t sjungen singing at singing
spielje to play  
iek toanke I think I figure
uur over, across  
wäch out, away  
die Wai the way plural: do Weege.
wäl someone who
dät Weeder the weather  
sunt weesen have been 'are been'

Läkse 8 ne Fier
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 8
al already  
aller older  
as than Other meanings: 'like', 'as'.
die Baabe the father  
bolde soon  
dy that one (=she)
ju Fier the party  
fjautich forty (oacht un fjautich = 48)
füüftich fifty  
die Gebuursdai the birthday  
grätlierd! congratulations! (congratulated). To: grätlierje
hie he  
hiere her  
dät Jier the year plural: do Jiere
jou your 2. person plural
jouen your family 'yours'
ju she  
kloor ready  
ju Määme the mother  
moak make imperative singular to: moakje
noch only  
nu well (now)
oachte eight  
ju Oantwoud the answer  
sät put imperative singular to: sätte
die Sats the sentence  
sien his possessive pronoun for feminin and neutral objects
sin his possessive pronoun for masculine objects
Snäiwende Saturday  
ju Steede the place  
an sien Steede in place  
Sundai Sunday  
touken Wiek next week  
wäd will be (becomes); to: wäide
wanner when  
ju Wiek the week plural: do Wieke
wier again  
wo how  

Läkse 9 Ju Familie
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 9
Ait Friesoythe [place name]
also so consequently
Amerikoa America USA
apstuuns at the moment at present
baale talk [see top of lesson]
beeter better  
die Besäik the visit  
blieuwe remain, stay  
blouked seen participle of sjo
bolde nearly  
die Bruur the brother  
dan then in that situation
die that one = he
drok very busy  
Düütsklound Germany  
fergeen last  
fiende find  
fier far  
fräigje ask  
ganse whole  
geen gone  
häär ago away
hieden had past tense plural
him him  
hoal wäch remove 'fetch away' to: wächhoalje
hoalje fetch  
ienföigje to insert  
föige ien insert imperative singular
ju she  
die Käärel the husband  
Kloas Nicholas [name]
die Koaster the teacher sexton
kopierje to copy  
kuud 1 could past tense singular; also kuude
kuud 2 could participle
hieden .. blieuwe kuud could have stayed  
kuume come  
kuut short  
leeuwe believe  
wolt du leeuwe do you (want to) believe  
litje little, small declined form of: littik
loange long  
du meenst do you mean to: meene
min my possessive pronoun for masculine objects
an t moaljen painting  
dät Moanske the wife  
ju Naite the neighbourship  
njuugen nine  
oafter more often (oafte 'often')
Oaltje Addy [name]
ju Oarbaid the work, the job  
silläärge nit never  
ju Suster the sister  
tichte bie close by near by
tichter bie closer  
die Twiskenruum the space  
uurfloudich superfluous  
ju Waareld the worl  
wät somewhat  
wier where interrogative pronoun
wieruur about what  
wier wo relative pronoun
wieren were plural
iek weet I know  
wiete to know  
wäil rather well
wolt du do you (want)  
woont lives to: woonje

Läkse 10 Die näie Noaber
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 10
aal all  
dät Aantje the short distance but: die Eend the end
do Äiwende the evenings singular: die Äiwend
ju Äiwenge the exercise  
altied always  
as wan as if  
beginne begin, start to  
boalt talks to: baale
brange take, (bring)  
Deege days singular: die Dai
deeruum therefore, so also: deeruume
duftig properly  
dwo to do  
tou fäilen feeling  
foarnunner all right  
fonsälwen of course, naturally  
fuul much  
gans quite  
gouden Dai hello good day. Also: moin
groot big  
iek gunge I am going I go
häd has  
tou heeren as it sounds heere 'to hear'
heert tou belongs to  
Heinrich henry [name]
hiede had [singular]
hooch high, tall  
hoolde keep  
die Huund the dog  
jädden gladly  
jou yourself  
jou you pronoun; not nominative
keetich dirty  
koierje walk go for a walk
kostje cost  
kumt comes  
kumt nit fon hier is not from here  
hie kwäd he says  
kweede say  
lastich difficult  
leerd learnd  
leere learn  
licht easily light
do Ljuude people (plural: humans)
mai may will
dät Moanske the wife  
die Moanske the human being  
do Moanskene the humans people, also do Ljuude
die Mon the man  
mouten must  
die Noaber the neighbour  
nöödich necessary  
oachte note, be aware of to: oachtje
oafte often  
oain own  
an de Oarbaid working, busy  
och oh  
die Ougefal-Ommer the dustbin the rubbish-pail
sälwen ourselves also: myself, yourself ..
do Satsteekene punctuation plural
scheen clean adverb
scheenmoakje to clean, to purify  
die Seelter the Saterfrisian  
Seeltersk Saterfrisian (language)  
sien his  
sien oain one own  
sjo see  
sukke such (plural)
sukke such people  
ju Sproake the language  
tjüüs bye!  
tou to  
touhuus at home  
ju Tied the time  
tjoon ten  
wäkke some  
wäl who whom
die Wänt the boy  
wät a bit; a lot  
wie wollen we want (to)  
woond lived (in a house; 'be alive' = lieuwje)
dät Wucht the girl  
Wülm-sien Wülm and his family  
wüül would  

Läkse 11 Kroankenbesäik
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 11
ädder early  
alwen eleven  
do Appelsienen oranges singular: ju Appelsiene
apstounde get up  
as than; as  
dät Bääd the bed  
ap Bääd to bed  
fon t Bääd ou out of bed  
Boome trees singular: die Boom
buute outside  
die you; those  
die Disk the table  
do the plural
doarst du are you allowed to to: muuge
eerste at first first
fluch nice  
fluch Weeder nice weather  
flugger nicer  
hääst have you hääst du
hier 1 here  
hier 2 it, (her) = ju Appelsiene
iete ap eat up  
hie it he is eating  
ieuwen for a moment  
die Kääden the pip the core
koold cold  
kroank ill  
lääse to lie also: lay
gunge lääse lie down  
laist du do you lie  
leet late  
ik läite I let  
lai {please) lay  
ljoacht light, bright  
dät Lucht the light  
ju Lust the appetite desire
middeeges in the afternoon  
neen no (one) for masculine substantives: naan
nit? isn't it?  
ou off  
rakt gives  
reek give  
reeke to give  
säiwens in the evening at night
sätte set, put  
hie sät he puts  
schäl should literally: shall
schient shines  
se they unstressed form of jo (and ju)
sitte to sit  
smäidens in the morning  
snoagens at night  
dät Soaks the knife  
sogoar even  
Stoule chair singular: die Stoul
sunner without  
die Tuun the garden  
uur about over
ju Uure the hour  
uurs wät something else  
wäd is getting  
wäil moal sometimes  
wäkke a kind some
wan when  
wät what; something  
wieruur about what  

Läkse 12 Juure Huuse
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 12
älk everyone each
an in, at  
baud built to: baue
die Bauer the builder  
deer there  
deer an moakje do about it  
deerfon of it  
deerfoar for it  
dien your for feminine and neutral substantives
dit this  
do der that which
un do and his family  
dät Foulk folk, the people das Volk
gewäide lät lets pass  
gjucht very right
ju Gruunde der ground  
do Huuse the houses singular: dät Huus
dät Jäild the money  
deer juun against it  
juunuur opposite  
juure expensive inflected form of: juur
koopet buys to: koopje
kon can  
kriege get  
hie lät he lets, he is letting  
lieke straight inflected form of: liek
dät Lieuwend the life  
moaked made past participle of: moakje
moakje machen  
moor more  
niks nothing  
nimt takes  
och oh  
die Ooldbaabe the grandfather  
Ooldbaabe un do grandfather and his family  
ju Siede the side  
sik oneself  
ju Steede the place  
ju Regierenge the government  
riek rich  
ruum generous  
schoomje be ashamed  
sofuul so much  
soloange as as long as  
sowät such a thing  
stounde are stand
ju Sträite the street  
dät Stuk the part piece
stukken broken to pieces
stuud was stood
toulääst at last  
tweelich twelve  
uur other  
n uur another  
die Uurwinst the profit  
waas was  
woonden lived past tense plural

Läkse 13 Ne groote Raise
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 13
aal all of them  
aal everything  
ju Äide the earth  
alleene alone also: alleenich
apmoal suddenly  
ätter to after
bääste best inflected form of: bääst
bieloangs along, past  
bolde almost bolde niks 'hardly anything'
buppe on top  
dät so that  
deer wai to that place  
du you [informal addressing]
eerste at first  
die Fädder the cousin  
ju Familie the family  
fielicht perhaps  
gunge jie are you going [plural]
gungst du are you going [singular]
hääbe wie foar we intend  
hääst du have you  
heere hear  
kiekje have a look look
Lier Leer [place name]
dät Lound the country the land
mee with only as a part of a composite verb; otherwise it is: mäd.
meenieme take along  
moal once  
neen no  
iek nieme I take  
dät Noude the North  
Ooldenbuurich Oldenburg [place name]
ounfange begin, start  
stil quiet  
dät Suude the South  
ätter .. wai to  
toachte thought past tense singular
trättien thirteen  
twiske between  
unner at the bottom downstairs
wäl whom  
wol will (go)  
dät Woud the word  

Läkse 14 Fljooge
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 14
älke each  
bäst du you are  
bloot only  
deer uut out of it  
deer waas was present  
deeruum dät because  
dät Diert the thing animal
disse this  
do then [in the past]
dät Eende the end  
dät eene Eende one end, one side  
fon from  
fertälden told  
fjautich forty  
fjautien fourteen  
die Flieger the aeroplane  
fljooge fliegen  
fluks at once without warning
fräi free, unoccupied  
füüftich fifty  
die Gjoome the belt  
God God  
tou kiekjen to see to check
kuude beeter was worse than expected  
kuuden jie could you [plural]
kuust could you [singular]
loos loose  
Meeter metres  
die Middel the waist  
moasten should [past tense plural]
Nummere numbers  
of or  
of whether  
dät Ooge the eye  
do Oogene the eyes  
ou un tou now and then  
die Raisende the passenger traveller
saach saw  
ju Schullere the shoulder  
schuul should  
die Sicherhaidsgjoome the safety belt  
siet sat  
sitte to sit  
sitte gunge take a seat sit down
släipe sleep  
die Stoul the chair  
ju Swimwääste the life jacket  
täld counted [past participle]
tonk thank  
unner below  
unnerwains on the way  
uum, uume round, about  
om hawwe have about you, wear  
uurs otherwise  
uut out of  
weer true  
wuuden were became

Läkse 15 Riede
Seeltersk Ängelsk
Bemäärkengen 15
älkemoal again and again  
ättertoubaalen to say after infinitive: ätterkweede
bääte behind  
bong (foar) afraid (of)  
dän that one [demonstrativ not nominative]
deermäd with it  
die that one [demonstrative nominative]
e the short for: ju
fon do such of those
drammet whines begs
die Eene one of them  
ferglieke compare  
fersjuch di nit don't make a mistake  
Auto fiere drive a car  
fuuls tou far too  
gau fast  
Hoangste horses singular: die Hoangst]
hougest need (to) (only with denial)
deer hougest du nit mäd tou reekenjen you can't count on it you don't need te count on it
die Inhoold the contents  
insen once  
die Jikkel the jacket  
ju Kaste tyhe box  
ju Kluntje the sugar lump plural: do Kluntjene
ju Köäkene the kitchen  
hie kwäd he says to: kweede
lait lies & lays
läs read to: leese
wät is loos? what's the matter?  
lustere listen to: lusterje
naargends nowhere  
ju Nood the fear  
ju gjuchte Nummer the right number  
oantwoudje answer  
oun hääbe wear 'have on'
dät Papier the paper  
reekenje calculate, reckon  
riede ride  
säkt looks for to: säike. See Äiwenge
schrieuw write imperative zo: schrieuwe
sjuchst du do you see compare: hie sjucht 'he sees'
spräk speak imperative to: spreeke
spreekenen spoken (inflected form of past participle spreeken)
wät Swäites something sweet  
tomme tame (inflected form of tom)
die Tööneboank the counter  
uumekierd reversed  
uursät translate  
Uursättenge translation  
waast du do you know  
wol riede want to ride  
wüült du do you want to do literally: 'did you want'