Negation

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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