Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: bina. 1 total hits in 1 transcripts.
The fairy and the ten bald spirits (1)
“ge, belesi-zeŋe-i bi:-si:, si bina-wa belesi-zeŋe-i bi-si:, zawa-zaŋa-i, e-zeŋe-i bi:-si:, ezeŋe-i.
INTJ help-FUT-2SG if you me-ACC belesi-zeŋe-i if take-FUT-1SG NEG-FUT-2SG if NEG-FUT-1SG
МЕЖД помогать-ФУТ-2ЕД if ты me-АКК belesi-zeŋe-i if взять-ФУТ-1ЕД НЕГ-ФУТ-2ЕД if НЕГ-ФУТ-1ЕД
«If you help me, I will help you, I'll take you. If you don't help me, I won't take you.
«Если ты мне поможешь, я тебе помогу, возьму, не поможешь – не возьму.
A dog’s head as a miracle helper is a recurring motif in the Udihe folklore (cf. Nikolaeva et al. 2002, texts 2 and 8).