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a2á3àinterj:well, Oh!, my God!A mvjòámì.'Oh! it is not right.'A wedø nø bvttut mvjòǃ'Oh, it is absolutely wrong to do (it) that way.'9.2.8Interjections
á21vocative particle suffixed to the name of the person hailed.Vpongáǃ'Aphong!'Pà èshònge dvrvtsèá.'What would you like, the orphan boy?'"Kàngá neyv́ng negv̀m nø ngà gø mvkvmshø̀ng."'Tiger! I dare not (to be eaten alive) in front of my own eyes.'9.2.8Interjections2marker which appears utterance finally to indicate the addressee to clarify or repeat what S/he've just said.Kapàá.'I beg your pardon, what's the matter?.'Nv̀mlesùng dììá.'I beg your pardon, are you saying that we are going to Mt. Namlesung?'We gǿ gø die lá?'Is it true that he also goes.'3yes, a response made when someone hails your name.Vdǿá. Á.'Hi Ah Dee. Yesǃ'Following -e, the form lá is used.
ágálóv́gálóinterj:exclamation used to show surprise.Ágálóǃ Tvné kvlonge lé.'Oh, I almost fell down.'9.2.8Interjections
ahávhá2interj:Aha!Vhá vníshvlá dv́ngte í yv̀nge.'Ahaǃ it was about two months.'9.2.8Interjections
alàinterj:look here!, excuse me; expression used to get someone's attention.Alà ayv́ng èyv̀ng. 'Look at here.'9.2.8Interjections
dø3part:manner adverbial marking particle. It follows NP or VP or clause to mark that the main action is carried out in the manner represented by the NP, VP, or clause.We dø ewàò lòng gvzà shvlae.'The way in that manner you are doing is good.'Svràgvbà tiqpè dø kàshø̀ne.'(He) speaks like the great teacher.'Ngaí wvngò dø wa èwàò.'Just do the way/manner I am doing it.'Vzv̀ngpè dvgupshì dø dègupshì.'Just jump like the one in front of you.'9.2.8Interjections
gá2vgáinterj:ouch!, gosh!Vgáǃ zae lé.'Ouch! so painful.'9.2.8Interjections
gv̀mshìniadv:hold on; give me a break!, by the way.9.2.8Interjections
heqadv:hey.Heq kapà ewàshìe.'Heyǃ what are you doing.'Heq é.'What a pityǃ'9.2.8Interjections
ká2adv:give me!Káǃ èwà atnò.'Heyǃ give me.'Ká dv̀nggúng lòng èwà atnò.'Hand me the bag.'9.2.8Interjectionskálèadv:give (it) to me!Kálè! tele vtnò.Give! give it to me.'ká is not a verb, but kálè is used for 'give me', cf. also ká wae 'she says give me.'
ké2ke4adv:waitǃ, hold on, give me a break!; exclamation.Ké mèdi rani.'Don't come!' Ké èlúshì.'Gosh get away.'ké has negative sense, implies you don't want to be bothered by other people.9.2.8Interjectionskéshiniadv:hold onǃ, wait a minuteǃ.Késhini mèdini.'Wait don't go (there) yet.'
kwéadv:Well, Heyǃ; exclamation.Weòng Sv́ngløp lebǿì kvt nø, kwé Dvmàng lap sv̀ng di "Uròng shìgùng" eò nø̀ weyv́ng vle.'After we pass Sangleup, and head toward Dvmang, there is a mountain called Urong.'9.2.8Interjections
lé3adv:hey, lookǃ; exclamation to draw attention.Lé! weyv́ng èsadánø̀ng.'Hey! wait there.'Ngà nvpni lo rang lé.'I shall come back tomorrow.'9.2.8Interjections
lè21instead of; contrastive marker.Àng lè die.'Of course, he goes.'2of course; clause final particle.Íe lè.'It is true, right?'Àngí shø̀nyàngà lè.'He had said it, don't you remember.'=mv̀ng9.2.8Interjections
leq1adv:goshǃ, well; used utterance-initially to indicate a surprise or wonder.Leq mèdi bø máó.'Gosh! didn't you go?'Leq kadø ewa ló.'How can you say that.'=wvleq, mvleq9.2.8Interjections
ló1adv:well, now; particle used for discourse management, like English "now"-doesn't have true temporal reference.Ló kadø wàìni.'What should we do now?'9.2.8Interjections
ló2adv:utterance-final particle, expression like "you know" in English.Zvnghèrì gvdvngshé rì kùngbø̀rì gvzà íe ló.'There is so much such as Zanghe, Gadangshe, Gungbeu.'Wedø shø̀m wapv̀n nø ngàmaq rvgaq taqwa vldø vshv́me ló.'Like that, the kind called Sheum seems to be only found in our land.'9.2.8Interjections
màwápart:marker which occurs utterance finally to make expression similar to "Oh I see" in English.Ò wedø køtnámò pà ídárì màwáǃ'Oh I see, it has to be cooked in that manner.'9.2.8Interjections
mó3part:marker which occffurs utterance finally to mark an emphatic question; contraction of má + ó =mó.Íe mó.'Is that really true?'Àngí ámò mó.'Is he really eating?'9.2.8Interjections
ná3adv:here take!; expression used when giving something to somebody.Náǃ lvngàré pèí shatnò sha íe.'Here take it, the meat that my man (husband) killed.'9.2.8Interjections
nà3part:what about (of Noun).Kulòng nà. 'What about that one?'Vpè nà.'What about my father?'9.2.8Interjections
ointerj:Oh!, well.O àngwà íwe tiqlòng.'Oh, It’s always like that...'O í vdue.'Well, that could be the case.'9.2.8Interjections
ópart:right?; marker which occurs utterance finally to draw a person's agreement.Àng dì bǿìó.'He did go, didn't he?'If it follows -e, takes the form ló.=í9.2.8Interjections
òadv:yes!Nà Mvjínà dini má, ò dì lv́m íe.'Will you go to Myikyina?' 'Yes, I will.'Ò tiqsé vbì íe.'Yes, it is the fourteenth (one).'9.2.8Interjections