Senjecas - rather

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Pronunciation table

पेमु॓को
peműko
(labial)
रीसु॓कॊ
riisűko
(dental)
मुइतु॓को
muitűko
(alveolar)
भइनु॓को
vainűko
(palatal)
च्युस्वे॓नोस्
ṡ̨uuše̋nos
(vowels with प)
नि॓थो च्युस्वे॓नोस्
nı̋þo ṡ̨uuše̋nos
(weak vowels)
p
b f v m t d þ ð ɫ l ż s z r n k g x ƣ h ȝ i e a ɔ o u ĭ ĕ ŭ
म़ ल़ स़ क़ ग़ त्व त्य इ ई

पि पी
ए एै

पे पै
अ आ

प पा
ऒ ॵ

पॊ पॏ
ओ औ

पो पौ
उ ऊ

पु पू
तं तऺ तॅ
/p/ /b/ /ɸ/ /β/ /m̥/ /m/ /t/ /d/ /θ/ /ð/ /l̥/ /l/ /ʦ/ /ʣ/ /s/ /z/ /ɾ̥/ /n/ /k/ /g/ /ç/ /ʝ/ /j̊/ /j/ /tʷ/ /tʲ/ /i/ /e/ /ä/ /ɒ/ /o/ /u/ /ɪ/ /ɛ/ /ʊ/


Glossing abbreviations

1s/p = 1st person singular/plural ABL = ablative suffix COL = collective EQU = equative degree INS = instrument PRF = perfect SUP = supine
2s/p = 2nd person singular/plural ABS = absolutive (an unmarked modifying adjective) CONV = conversive F = feminine INT = intensive prefix PRV = privative prefix TRZ = transitivizer
3 = 3rd person ADV = adverb DES = desiderative FRQ = frequentative LAT = lative suffix PST = past VOC = vocative particle
A(.s/p) = accusative (singular/plural) AG = agent DIM = diminutive FUT = future LOC = locative suffix Q = interrogative particle
G(.s/p) = genitive (singular/plural) AP = agent (active) participle ELIS = elision IMP = imperative M = masculine QUOT = direct quotation
N(.s/p) = nominative (singular/plural) AUG = augmentative ELT = elative INC = inchoative OCC = occupation suffix RPR = recent perfective
V(.s/p) = vocative (singular/plural) CAUS = causative EP = epenthesis IND = indicative PP = patient (past) participle SBJ = subjunctive


Verb

  • 1. ne̋la ने॓ल - t.v. prefer, better, would rather - Used to specify a choice or preference; preferably.
  • mu nómþi a̋hu ne̋la:
  • I'd rather spend the day at home.
m-u nóm=þi a̋h-u ne̋l-a
1s.N home=LOC spend.the.day-SUP prefer-IND


Conjunction

  • 2. de दे - Introduces a contradiction; on the other hand; on the contrary, contrarily, rather.
  • éȝu m̃ú' súna a̋ta ne. de nőma:
  • She isn't going with us, rather she is going home.
éȝ-u m̃-ú-' súna a̋t-a ne de nőm-a
3-N.s 1p-G-ELIS with go-IND not rather go.home-IND


Adverb

  • 3. ṡĭṡámvi चंच॔म्भि - Introduces a qualification or clarification; more precisely.
  • I didn't want to drink. Or rather I did, just not alone.
  • mu pőőȝu e-m̃e̋ṡa ne. m̃o ṡĭṡámvi átu ne sőőlu:
m-u pőőȝ-u e=m̃e̋ṡ-a ne m̃o ṡĭ~ṡám=vi átu ne sőől-u
1s-N drink-SUP PST=want-IND not or ELT~precise=ADV but not alone-N.s


  • 4. tííðvi ती॓ध्भि - Somewhat, fairly.
  • i-me̋sos tííðvi fĭt̨a̋a̋tos e̋sa:
  • These grapes are rather tasteless.
i=me̋s-os tííð=vi fĭ=t̨a̋a̋t-os e̋s-a
this=grape-N.p some=ADV PRV=taste-N.p be-IND


Postposition

  • 5. ðééa धै॔अ - rather than.
  • ṡı̋ṡu ṡaxkős ðééa ke̋ȝom e-ne̋uda:
  • The child used a spoon rather than a fork.
ṡı̋ṡ-u ṡaxk-ős ðééa ke̋ȝ-om e=ne̋ud-a
child-N.s fork-G.s rather.than spoon-A.s PST=use-IND


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