deme

[verb, auxiliary]

Deme is an auxiliary only verb ‘ought to should V’, denoting weak obligation or permission. Derivation unknown.

Examples

[#8] Callolami, koxodu da-dememi, gennayo semiyo woŋŋi wono wabaŋe ŋakane.

[#13] Selalemo, “Se-dullodi. se-wodice, da-seppe demele ŋawadu”

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