ACADEMIY DU GALO

Le langaije - The Language



AE Ending: Summary



Pronunciation

    The ae combination is pronounced as a single vowel (cf School of Gallo / Pronunciation)

Definition

The -AE ending creates :
  • passed participles for the 1st group verbs:
    j'om caozae
    (we talked)
  • masculine adjectives derived from these participles, showing a state:
    il sont éveilhae
    (they are awake)
    il ont etae échaodae
    (they were surprised)
  • masculine nouns which are often transformed products:
    mourae
    (blackberry jam)
    pairae
    (pear cider)
    pâtae
    (pâté)
    pomae
    (apple jam)
    porchae
    (pork meat)

Extensions

Ending adjectives with -etae creates abstract feminine nouns that express a quality:
lorieuzetae
  (pride)
monvaezetae
  (wickedness)
râletae
  (rarity)