8. Malbela tago

The Preposition Da

is a preposition used in expressions of weight, measure or quantity:

  • kilogramo da sukero – a kilo of sugar
  • glaso da akvo – a glass of water
  • multe da ideoj – a lot of ideas

The Suffix -ig

This "causative" suffix means "to make, cause to be":

  • beligi – to beautify
  • malplenigi – to empty
  • sanigi – to cure, to heal
  • mortigi – to kill

The Suffix -aĉ

shows the speaker has a low opinion of the thing in question:

  • hundo – cur
  • knabo – brat
  • sribi – to scribble