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Dorsey says in reference to example sentence: Abi refers to the past, what can not be helped now; but without "abi" the sentence would refer to the future
Added/modified by: David Nesheim on 2009-06-02 12:19:00

Definitions

Id Definition Last Modified By Citation Link Actions
4617If, if only.Catherine Rudin View

Examples

Id Sentence Translation Last Modified By Citation Link Actions
43Ábi Maⁿtcú-nájíⁿ gȼájĭ ḳiji, e ȼé te hắ, kĭ ábi cĭ Qiȼá-skă cé̸ȼu ḳĭ, e ȼé te ha.If Maⁿtcú-nájíⁿ; had not gone home, he might have gone; and if Qiȼá-skă were only here, he might have gone.Catherine Rudin View

Glosses

Id English Last Modified By Citation Link Actions
2564ifCatherine Rudin View
2565if onlyCatherine Rudin View

Speaker Comments

Id Comment Last Modified By Citation Link Actions
168J. gave as the Tc. equivalent of the first clause, Núⁿá Maⁿ tcó-nayiⁿ tcḳiáre ée ré nuásku.David Nesheim View