-dzi nduda    -ᙌ ᐣᑐᑕ    -dzi ndʌda    V

to be sad

[∅-da]  Imperfective Affirmative

This is literally ‟X's heart is sore”, so the ‟subject” is marked by possessive prefixation of the noun -dzi ‟heart”, e.g. oodzi nduda ‟he is sad”.


(1)
'Ahoolhyez̲oodzinduda.
alwayshis heartit is sore
He is gloomy.

Related Words:   Emotions


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