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.'
|Hila||naih||tunahuz̲guz.||they helping him||clothes||they washed
|They helped him wash clothes.|
(3) Oola 'ust'en. `I am helping him.'
|Nla||'utest'elh.||in aid of you (1)||I will do
|I'll help you.|
|Tylenol 3||tube||sla||'ut'en.||Tylenol 3||very||helping-me||it works
|Tylenol 3 helps me very much.|
(6) Nla butghaghutesnalh. `I'll help you cook.'
|Nla||tsuz||doosghut.||helping you (1)||firewood||I saw [OA]
|I'll help you saw firewood.|
|Nla||'oosneh||si.||in aid of you (1)||I do [OA]||emph
|I'll help you out (by lending you money).|
|Sam||nela||dooni.||Sam||helping us (3+)||he says [OA]
|Sam will help us (by speaking).|
Related Words: Postpositions
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