nut̲s̲us̲    ᘄᙝᔆ    nʌt̪s̪ʌs̪    V

it (snake) is slithering around

[∅-t̲s̲us̲ < t̲s̲us̲₁ «whip»]  Imperfective Affirmative  Continuous

This is the verb used to describe the rapid motion of snakes. None of the verbs involving the use of limbs are considered appropriate for snakes. It literally means to ‟whip” around.


Related Words:   Motion


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