Rawang – English


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ointerj:Oh!, well.O àngwà íwe tiqlòng.'Oh, It’s always like that...'O í vdue.'Well, that could be the case.'9.2.8Interjections
part:right?; marker which occurs utterance finally to draw a person's agreement.Àng dì bǿìó.'He did go, didn't he?'If it follows -e, takes the form ló.=í9.2.8Interjections
-ópart:nominal suffix to mark accompaniment, together, along with the N.Ngàó gvzà vtùké yv̀ngshà.'I argued with (them) a lot.'Nøngmaq móng vl rìó nø bóng lv́m dø vshv́m we màbóng.'(They) resemble the ones we have in our land. However, (they) are not the same.'9.2.9.2Noun affixes
adv:yes!Nà Mvjínà dini má, ò dì lv́m íe.'Will you go to Myikyina?' 'Yes, I will.'Ò tiqsé vbì íe.'Yes, it is the fourteenth (one).'9.2.8Interjections
-ò1suff:nominal possessive suffix.Àngò íaòe.'It is his.' Or 'It is for him.'9.2.9.2Noun affixes
-ò2suff:verbal suffix for marking transitive verbs.Ló í ni ríámò.'Well, if so, go and bring (it).'Pà í nìgø yv̀ngv́mòe.'Whatever, I will go and see.'Màta èalò.'Tell (her) that he is busy.'Lvgong kvtnòe.'I am planting corn.'Chø̀m wàòe.'(They) are building a house.'9.2.9.1Verb affixes
ongv.t:overcome, pass.<Bur.
òng1clf:general classifier for counting things.=lòng
òngyaqn:night before last night.=vzv̀ngyaq4.4.1.2.1Night
oqàn:thank.Gvzà oqà íe.'Thank you.'5.5.1.7.1Thankoqà wa kàn:word of thanks.'thank' + 'say' + 'word'
óyadv:Well."Óy wezàng nø rvwèzàngí vdø̀rké daqò lé" yà.'(He) said "Well, the middle of the tree will smash that place".'9.2.8Interjections
ø1n:the vowel ø.1.8.3Name of a thing
suff:nominal suffix marking locative of the N.Kayv́ngø poq yàngà.'Where did they open the school?'Weyv́ngø ngà gø vbáng yv̀ngà. 'I was there as one of them.'Darì dvgvp vsv̀ng nø lóngbuqrì taqø v̀l yàngì wae.'Long ago, people lived in caves, it is said.'Nøngmaq móngø màvlpv̀n gvzà v̀l dárì é.'There are many kinds (of birds) that are not found in our land.'9.2.9.2Noun affixes
ønbapn:Eunba; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
ønbepn:Eunbe; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
ønGapn:Eunga; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
ønNgvnpn:Eunngan; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
ǿngv.i:contracted form of í + -ng, with vowel shift i>ø =ǿng 'copula' + 'first person singular verbal agreement suffix' respectively.Kagǿ èíe léǃ Ngà ǿngàe.'Who are you? It's me.'
ø̀ngadv:yes; agreement particle.ø̀ngó! 'Yes!'9.2.6Particles
øpv.t:rule (over people).Àngí ø:pmòe.'He rules.'8.6.4Ruleøpshún:ruler (person who rules).'rule' + AGT.NOM.