-dzi ndes̲da -ᙌ ᐣᑓᔆᑕ -dzi ndes̪da V
to be hurt (emotionally)
[∅-da < da₂ «sick»] Perfective Affirmative Not Classified
This construction literally means ‟X's heart became sore”, so the ‟subject” is marked by possessive prefixation of the noun -dzi ‟heart”, e.g. oodzi ndes̲da ‟he is hurt”. It is the perfective counterpart of -dzi nduda ‟to be sad”.
Related Words: Emotions