deggu

[verb]

deggu=A=O A cover, hide O
deggu-kutta=A=O A cover O completely

Deggu is derived from the verb degi and some unknown particle, possibly the old form of ‘hand’ kuwu. The reduplicated form would have the meaning ‘cover for some time’ but it is not attested.

Examples

[#57] Deni gada tana nolo noyeto, noleko todu deggu nolo kanneto.

[#55] Wudu wudu noloto, xosodu keyodo yana todu kuttatonu, lada tenetene todu deggu kanneto.

[#99] Xososu caba budu deŋiminu, jodo doŋi tene deyeminu bududu, degguminu lece xexene.

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