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Let's continue with studying parts of the body and the face. We will provide you with useful adjectives to describe how the person looks like. Furthermore, you will get an insight into the conjugation of the verb to be - "byť" and to have - "mať".
Here is a picture showing few of the main body parts. You can find more words below the picture, in a table with vocabulary.
The vocabulary list:
|a toe||prst na nohe|
Here is the list with vocabulary, which you can see in the picture.
|an eye, eyes||oko, oči|
|an ear, ears||ucho, uši|
|a tooth, teeth||zub, zuby|
The most important verb in general is the verb "to be", in Slovak "byť". Describing how the person looks like is mainly expressed with this verb. Let's have a look at the conjugation itself!
|1st singular||I am||ja som|
|2nd singular||you are||ty si|
|3rd singular||he, she, it is||on, ona, ono je|
|1st plural||we are||my sme|
|2nd plural||you are||vy ste|
|3rd plural||they are||oni, ony sú|
Good to remember:
Let´s have a look on conjugation of "to have" in Slovak!
|1st singular||I have||ja mám|
|2nd singular||you have||ty máš|
|3rd singular||he, she, it has||on, ona, ono má|
|1st plural||we have||my máme|
|2nd plural||you have||vy máte|
|3rd plural||they have||oni majú|
Here is the list with the most common adjectives to describe the appearance and the character:
Now, you are able to say how somebody looks like. With the simple verb "byť" and the adjective.
Remember, adjectives change with the gender of the noun/pronoun.
Here are some examples:
Let´s recap this lesson in the dialog.
Nina: Mám nového priateľa. (I have a new boyfriend.)
Jana: Aký je? Opíš ho! (How is he? Describe him!)
Nina: Je veľmi vysoký a svalnatý. Má hnedé vlasy a modré oči. (He is very tall and muscular. He has brown hair and blue eyes.)
Jana: Je pekný? A čo jeho charakter? (Is he handsome? And what about his character?)
Nina: Myslím, že je atraktívny. Povedala by som, že je zábavný a múdry. (I think he is attractive. I would say that he is funny and smart.)
Jana: Neviem sa dočkať až ho stretnem! (I can not wait to meet him!)
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