His, Hers, Mine, Yours, Ours and Theirs: Part 1

Yesterday we talked about the Possessive A and now it’s time to follow up with a similar grammar entity – the personal pronoun. In English these are fairly simple – my (mine), your(s), his, hers, ours and theirs. Spanish likewise, mio(s)/mia(s), nuestro(s)/nuestra(s), etcetera. Romanian is a little more complicated of course ;) Let’s start off…

Slang Word of the Day – Ma

Sooner or later in Romania you’re going to hear (or read) the word mă (pronounced muh as in “mug” without the g sound). What does it mean? It’s a little confusing because “ma” is a normal pronoun referring to something that is “mine” or about “me”, for example saruta-ma means “kiss me”. But mă is…