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2v.i:copula; be.Wedø í má.'Is it like that?'9.1.1.2Become, change stateí kèníconj:if it is the case.Wedø íkèní laqdira.'If that the case let him come.'COP + 'if/when'í kewaconj:only when, only if it is the case.COP + 'if/when' + onlyí nìgøconj:even if (that the case), however, but.Wedø í nìgø ngà nø mvdøng.'I won't go even if it is the case.'COP + althoughí rvtconj:because (it is the case).COP + 'because'.í weconj:however, but.Shvnglutrìí gø wedø shvgin yàngà é, íwe àng nø pá màsvre.'The Independence soldiers also threatened like that but she was not afraid.'COP + NOM
-í1suff:1with, by; post-nominal instrumentative case.Shǿngtútní vdiːpmòe.'Beat with a stick.'Shàmí nàtuqò.'Cut it with a knife.'9.2.9.2Noun affixes2post-nominal agentive case.Vshaq Dukoí shø̀n bǿà yv́ng tiqkà mvlúmvm rvt ngàí tiqkàsè zv́ng dakngòe.'Let me also record a few words, because one word is missing from what the elder Dukhau has spoken.'Nvpèí kadø dvdamòe.'What does your father think about.'Shaqrérìí ngà sv̀ng èshánge.'The elders knew me.'9.2.9.2Noun affixes3post-nominal adverb marker which marks temporal adverbial phrases.We rvt nø we dvgvpmí zaqlè góng mvdaq'Therefore, at that time guests cannot enter (into the village).'We rvtø̀í laq vhømshì.'Let's meet at that time.'9.2.9.2Noun affixes
-ìsuff:verbal suffix for marking first person plural. It is also used as a hortative marker, like "let's" in English.Shvngbe kvlàngì.'Let's all run together.'Só kvt nø loì.'Well, let's go home now.'Ngànøngnvm chø̀m sv̀ng loámìe.'We siblings are going home.'9.2.9.1Verb affixes
-ìsuff:verbal suffix for marking past tense on intransitive verbs.V́mpà v́mbǿì.'Have eaten.'Àngwa dìbǿì.'He alone went.'9.2.9.1Verb affixes
ìdungn:1region.Vsv̀ng loksok ìdung vrv̀m kèní svpòng sv̀ng kø̀mráì.'A multitude of people from all the regions came for the meeting.'2period.1990-1995 ìdung taq í yàngì.'It happened during the period of 1990-1995.'
ìgv̀nn:blessing, see ìshøt ìgv̀n.
íméln:email.<Eng.
IndiqyaqIndiyaqpn:India.1.8.2.8Names of countries
ìnvtn:devil, evil spirit.8.9Religion
ìshøtn:blessing.Ìshøt dv̀nzø̀ng móng.'Blessed land/country'5.4Emotionìshøt ìgv̀nn:blessings.ìshøt pǿngv.i:bountiful blessing.'blessings' + 'abundant'