Sentence #53

Samas dimidimi yakato!

samas dimidimi yakato

{ sama=s} { dimidimi} { ya=ka=to}

{ 3SG.RA=LOC} { with.force} { 3PL.AN=TOUCH=STOP}

Stop hitting her!

Uncle does not use indirect, polite commands. He is direct, using the non-rational animate pronouns to convey an imperative.

This sentence is part of Linda Poboto.


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