'us̲ches̲da    ᐧᐅᔆᙤᔆᑕ    ʔʌs̪tʃes̪da    V

he does not pay his debts

[∅-da < da₁ «sit-1»]  Imperfective Affirmative  Continuous

Etymology: This literally means ‟he sits under a tree”. It is evidently related to the idiom 'us̲che 'asonanyoot ‟they chased me under a tree”, meaning ‟they gave me a lot of gifts thereby imposing a heavy debt to repay”.


Related Words:   Commerce


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