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r-be'cy2cf*bnir-zi bnivtorerfightÙ-lè'cy Juáàny lòò réé=gù'nJuan torió a los torosJuan fought the bulls.r-be'cy bniunspec. comp. formMZ r-be'c=nivsowÙ-lè'cy Juáàny bnííJuan sowed.idiomidiomThis verb requires the idiomatic object bníí; in order to specify a specific type of seed, a different verb, such as ruuny bnii must be used. This verb refers to 'broadcasting' seed; that is, throwing out handfuls of seed. To speak of planting individual seeds in the ground, the verb rrziibnii is used.

r-bicfdi'dxvenviar; ponersend; putr-bi belder.v1shineRr-bíí+bèjl x-bààs=à.My vase shines.non-projnon-proj2shiner-bi de acwerdder.vcome to an agreementRr-bìì=ráb dè àcuéèrrd té r-ùchnáá’=rèby.They come to an agreement about when they will marry.'r-bi di'dxder.vbecome engaged (intr)Rr-bìì x-tìì'dx=rééby.They become engaged.idiomidiomThis idiom requires a plural possessor of the subject dìì'dx.r-bi xader.vclear up (of liquid)r-bi ge'l unspec. comp. formv1for night to fall2get dark (of night); come (of night)Ùríí gè'lThe night came.

r-cwa'kwaʔcfdi'dxr-ca1yagContrastr-cwa2v1tirar; ponerthrow; put2escribirwrite3.5.7.1Write3echar (tortillas)make (tortillas)Là’éby ííty=pà’c=sá rr-cuà’=tí=by gèèt.Ella nunca echa tortillas.She never makes tortillasÙ-cà' Juáàny yéès dèxh pàdéèrJuan enyesó la pared.Juan put plaster on the wallÙ-cà' Juáàny bgùù lòò dù'ù.Juan hizo un nudo en el mecate.Juan tied a knot in the rope.cwader.vbe sharpenedÁ=cuà' lòò gùchíílyThe knife is sharpenedr-cwa gider.vlight; set on fireÙ-càà+gíí Juáàny vèlàdóórrJuan lit the candle.non-projnon-projr-cwa' di'dxder.vinsult indirectlyRr-cuà' Màríì dìì'dx Juáàny.Maria indirectly insults Juan.idiomidiomThis sense of the verb requires the idiomatic object dìì'dxr-cwa' loder.vsharpenCá-cuàà' bííny ngìw lòò gùchíìly.The man is sharpening the knifer-cwa' yagder.v1tieÙ-cá' x-pè'cw=á' yààgI tied my dog.idiomidiomThis verb requires the idiomatic object yààg. Although yààg means 'wood, stick, tree', it is used with this verb regardless of what the object is tied to.2spank, hitRr-cuà'+yààg Juáàny xhììny=nì'.Juan spanked his child.r-cwa' xtyugunspec. comp. formvpeck atRr-cùa'+xtyúúg dèjdy xóób.The chicken pecks at the corn.

r-dxibycfr-chibyv1asustar(se); tener miedo (de)be frightened; fear; be afraid (of)Ù-dxíìby JuáànySe asustó JuanJuan was frightenedRr-dxìíby bè'cw Màrìì.El perro le tiene miedo de MariaThe dog is afraid of Maria.r-dxiby loder.vshut one's eyes (due to being startled); blinkÙ-dxììby lòò JuáànyJuan shut his eyesRr-dxííby lòò=èby.He blinks.idiomidiompairpair2.1.1.1Eye

r-tuyv1tener vergüenza debe ashamed ofRr-tùy lòò Màrìì cùn lìèz=ní’.Maria tiene vergüenza de su casaMaria is ashamed of her house.2tener vergüenzabe ashamedRr-tùy lòò JuáànyJuan tiene vergüenza.Juan is ashamed.idiomidiomThe subject of this verb is the possessor of the noun loo 'face'.r-tuy-neder.rr-tùj-nééjvbe ashamed ofRr-tùy-néé lòò Màrìì lìèz=ní’.Maria is ashamed of her house.