nota=S S descend (volitionally)
nota=A=O A make O descend
nota=CS CS be less ATTRIBUTE
auxiliary V-nota V less (and less), decreasingly V
nota-nota=S S descend lower and lower

Nota denotes deliberate descent as contrasted with data. It is not used as an auxiliary with the verbs of stance, nor as a main verb with the auxiliary nolo.

Nota is derived from the verb no and an older particle, no longer in use, ta ‘down’.