псыфалӏэ лӏэн

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Adyghe[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From псы фэлӏэн (psə făḷăn, to be thirsty) +‎ лӏэн (ḷăn, to die); hence literally “to be dying of thirst”. Many Circassians use this verb to describe thirst instead of псы фэлӏэн.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [psəfˤʼaːɬˤʼa ɬˤʼan]

Verb[edit]

псыфалӏэ лӏэн (psəfāḷă ḷăn) (intransitive)

  1. to be dying of thirst

Conjugation[edit]

Pronoun
  • псыфӏалӏэ сэлӏэ - i am thirsty
  • псыфӏалӏэ тэлӏэ - we are dying of thirsty
  • псыфӏалӏэ уэлӏэ - you are dying of thirsty
  • псыфӏалӏэ шъолӏэ - you (plural) are thirsty
  • псыфӏалӏэ малӏэ - he is thirsty (for Absolutive case)
  • псыфӏалӏэ малӏэх - they are thirsty (for Absolutive case)
  • псыфӏалӏэ лӏэ! - get thirsty!
Tense
  • псыфӏалӏэ малӏэ - he is thirsty
  • псыфӏалӏэ мэлӏагъ - he was thirsty
  • псыфӏалӏэ мэлӏэт - he will be thirsty

Synonyms[edit]

See Also[edit]