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Chapter VIII

Brief Form Derivatives

     42.  In a few words the plural may be formed by changing the circle into a loop.

letero
letero (letter)
leteroj
leteroj (letters)
tago
tago (day)
tagoj
tagoj (days)
rajto
rajto (right)
rajtoj
rajtoj (rights)
stelo
stelo (star)
steloj
steloj (stars)

     43.  The following examples will show how to form derivatives from brief forms.

havis
havis (had)
ricevis
ricevis (received)
akceptis
akceptis (accepted)
sciis
sciis (knew)
diris
diris (said)
esperos
esperos (will hope)
anstataŭulo
anstatauxulo (substitute person)
dezirata
dezirata (desired)
korespondado
korespondado (corresponding over time)
korektigi
korektigi (to make correct)
direktilo
direktilo (handlebars)
taga
taga (daily)
kolektiĝi
kolektigxi (to get collected)
oportuneco
oportuneco (opportuneness)
ekzerciĝado
ekzercigxado (the exercising of something)
literaturo
literaturo (literature)
kopiadu
kopiadu (copy for a while (imperative))
stilisto
stilisto (stylist)
fariĝi
farigxi (to come about)
grandega
grandega (enormous)

     44.  In brief forms the prefix mal may be joined.

malgranda
malgranda (small)
malbona
malbona (bad)
malbela
malbela (ugly)
malpura
malpura (filthy)

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Preface
About Gregg Shorthand
Editor's Note
A Talk with the Beginner
The Alphabet
Chapter I
   Unit 1
   Unit 2
   Unit 3
Chapter II
   Unit 4
   Unit 5
   Unit 6
Chapter III
   Unit 7
   Unit 8
   Unit 9
Chapter IV
   Unit 10
   Unit 11
   Unit 12
Chapter V
   Unit 13
   Unit 14
   Unit 15
Chapter VI
   Unit 16
   Unit 17
   Unit 18
Chapter VII
   Unit 19
   Unit 20
   Unit 21
Chapter VIII
   Unit 22
   Unit 23
   Unit 24
Chapter IX
   Unit 25
   Unit 26
   Unit 27
Chapter X
   Unit 28
   Unit 29
   Unit 30
Chapter XI
   Unit 31
   Unit 32
   Unit 33
Chapter XII
   Unit 34
   Unit 35
   Unit 36

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