dzohᙉᑋdzohADVbadly, hardly

Although this often has the pejorative sense translated by English ‟badly”, it can have a non-pejorative sense, as in describing a dull (as opposed to sharp) pain or eggs that are soft (that is, hardly) boiled, as opposed to hard (that is, thoroughly) boiled.


(1)
Dzoh'uyinla.
badlyhe made it
He did it badly.

(2)
Tubesulhdzoh'uhooja.
verywith mebadlyit happened
Something very bad happened to me.

(3) Dzoh ih nyulh'ults'ulh? `Is your pain dull?'


(4)
'Ughezdzohnes̲dlez.
eggspoorlyit [n-class] has been boiled
The eggs are soft-boiled.

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