Modifying a verb
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb or another modifier.
In Pandunia adverbs end in -o and their place is before a verb or at the end of the sentence.
me bono sona.
– I well sleep.
me sona bono. – I sleep well.
te basha pandunia bono. – You speak Pandunia well.
Modifying another modifier
A modifier can modify also another modifier. For example day (big) and lil (little) can be used as intensifying adverbs.
– a big person
lil ren – a little person
sundari ren – a beautiful person
dayo sundari ren
– very beautiful person
lilo sundari ren – somewhat beautiful person
Modifiers can be compared.
- may (more) indicates comparison of superiority
- mayim (most) indicates the superlative of superiority
- min (less) indicates comparison of inferiority
- minim (least) indicates the superlative of inferiority
- samo (as) indicates the comparison of equality
Particle ko relates the adverbs of comparison to the point of comparison.
me si may bon ko te.
= I am better than you.
te loga samo bono ko me. = You speak as well as me.