lalaPPin aid of

Used in certain constructions having to do with helping. With most verbs the help must take the form of participating in a joint activity, rather than merely doing something on behalf of someone else.


(1) Sla inle. `Help me.'


(2)
Hilanaihtunahuz̲guz.
they helping himclothesthey washed
They helped him wash clothes.

(3) Oola 'ust'en. `I am helping him.'


(4)
Nla'utest'elh.
in aid of you (1)I will do
I'll help you.

(5)
Tylenol 3tubesla'ut'en.
Tylenol 3veryhelping-meit works
Tylenol 3 helps me very much.

(6) Nla butghaghutesnalh. `I'll help you cook.'


(7)
Nlatsuzdoosghut.
helping you (1)firewoodI saw [OA]
I'll help you saw firewood.

(8)
Nla'oosnehsi.
in aid of you (1)I do [OA]emph
I'll help you out (by lending you money).

(9)
Samneladooni.
Samhelping us (3+)he says [OA]
Sam will help us (by speaking).

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