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In grammar, a conjunction is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or clauses together.


That: futa, a, fwa, tsnì

From a very useful post by omängum fra'uti.

There are several words that mean "that" in a conjunctive sense.

The first is a on it's own.

Lu oe-ru ay-lì'u a new oe nga-ru p<iv>eng.
I have words that I want to tell you.

There are also several contractions based on a...

Fì'u + a = fwa
Lu sìltsan fwa tsun nga tsl<iv>am.
It is good that you can understand.
Fì'ut + a = futa
Oel omum futa nga new n<iv>ume.
I know that you want to learn.

Then there is tsnì, which can be used with intransitive verbs...

Sìlpey oe tsnì fì'u nga-ru srung s<iv>i.
I hope that this helps you.

This one is actually optional and you could say instead (And Frommer usually does)

Sìlpey oe, fì'u nga-ru srung s<iv>i.
I hope this helps you.

However the first sentence, and related things, we've seen Frommer say something like...

Nga-l ikran-it ngeyä t<ol>atep a fì'u-ri oe tsap'alute si.
You lost your Ikran, about that, I apologize. (I apologize that you lost your ikran.)

The second could be said similarly...

Nga oe-ru srung s<er>i a fì'u-ri oe lrrtok si.
You help me, about that, I smile. (I smile that you help me.)

Potentially you could also use the causative there.

Oe-ti lrrtok s<eyk>i fì'u-l a nga oe-ru srung s<er>i.
You helping me makes me smile.


And:  and ulte

Na'vi has two words for 'and'.

Ulte is used when connecting clauses.

oel ngati kameie, ma tsmukan, ulte ngaru seiyi ireiyo source
I see you, brother, and I give you thanks

is used when connecting two things

Ayeylanur oeyä sì eylanur lì'fyayä leNa'vi nìwotx source
To all my friends and friends of the Na'vi language


Than: to

To say "A is adj-er than B," you simply say "A to B lu adj."

Po to oe lu sìltsan source
You are better than me


Like: pxel
Fwa sute pxel nga tsun oeyä hì'ia tìngopit sivar fte pivlltxe nìlor fìtxan oeru teya si. source
That people like you can use my little creation to speak so beautifully fills me with joy
But: slä
slä oe zene kivä
But I must go
Because: talun, taweyk or consider using the Causative

TODO: pull text from here.

Same...: teng... e.g.tengkrr - same time
tengkrr + ‹er› (IPFV) source
indicate simultaneous action, “she ran away laughing”
If: txo
Txo new nga rivey, oehu! source
(Come) with me if you want to live!
If not: txokefyaw
Until: vaykrr
So: ha