sīi

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Noun[edit]

sīi (plural sīi-tê) (tone II, class 2)

  1. generic locative, side, place (inalienable)
    • Téʻè sīi ń kā ǃōo `a̰a.
      • This one here is a spear.
    • Sīi ń ká ǁâʻũ.
      • Here it is cold, This place is cold.
    • Èh sīi-tê kōo kàʻ`ã táʻã ń bà qa̰i k`ã
      • His every parts which are painful, i.e. Everywhere where he has pain
  2. impersonal "it"
  3. until

Derived terms[edit]

  • ká sīi = there, here
  • ká sīi ǂùã = on one side
  • kāʻa sīi = to your side
  • ùh sīi táʻ`ã = these (e.g. people) here
  • sīi táʻ`ã... sīi táʻ`ã = on one hand, on the other, some... others

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