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it (fruit) ripens

[∅-t'ai < t'ai₁ «ripen»]  Optatative Affirmative


(1)
'Awetsimainoot'ai.
nowemphberriesthey are ripe [OA]
The berries will be ripe soon.

(2)
'Onus'anoot'ai'etwhenihik'unet̲s̲o.
morequicklyit ripens [OA]therefor [wh-class object]they spray it on them
They spray it on them (fruit) to make them ripen faster.
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