tatnai    ᗡᐪᘇᐉ    tatnai    V

he drinks (liquor)

[d-nai < nai₁ «drink»]  Imperfective Affirmative  Continuous

                                         
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19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Stem
Disjunct Zone Conjunct Zone Valence Stem

This has only in the past few decades come to mean specifically ‟drink liquor”.


(1) Tatnai 'awet ze whulh'en. `All he does is drink.'


(2)
Sdabetatnai.
too muchhe drinks alcohol
he drinks too much.

Related Words:   Eating


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