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== Privative suffix -yak ==
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=== No ===
   
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* larrh, larrk (also means ''nothing'')
Add it to nouns.
 
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* burrkyak
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* kayakki
   
== Prohibitive ==
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=== None, -yak ===
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Add it to nouns, e.g.
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* djenj yimey? ''did you catch fish?'' djenj'''yak'''! ''no fish!''
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* ngawam ATM but kunwardde'''yak''' ''I went to the ATM, but no money''
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=== Don't! Yuwn!===
   
 
Negative imperative
 
Negative imperative
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== Negation with minj ==
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=== not, minj ===
   
 
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Latest revision as of 07:05, 3 November 2018

No

  • larrh, larrk (also means nothing)
  • burrkyak
  • kayakki

None, -yak

Add it to nouns, e.g.

  • djenj yimey? did you catch fish? djenjyak! no fish!
  • ngawam ATM but kunwarddeyak I went to the ATM, but no money

Don't! Yuwn!

Negative imperative

Example Meaning Notes
yuwn yingun! Don't eat it! yuwn + nonpast

not, minj

Example Meaning Notes
minj nganguyi I didn't eat it minj + irrealis for past
minj ngangun I'm not eating it; I won't eat it minj + verb for nonpast
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