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Search: dokini. 1 total hits in 1 transcripts.
dokini e-le-ni ŋene:-si: uta-digi ŋene:-ni gune.
other:world-3SG side-3SG go.PST-PF.CVB.SS that-ABL go.PST-3SG EV
other:world-3ЕД сторона-3ЕД идти.ПРОШ-ПРФ.КОНВ.SS тот-АБЛ идти.ПРОШ-3ЕД EV
It went to another world.
В другой мир ушел.
According to the common Tungusic belief, the souls of the evil people live in the lower world after their death (cf. Avrorin and Lebedeva 1978; Арсеньев 1995b; Simonov et al. 1998). The lower world "dekenie" (here pronounced as "dokini") is connected to the real world by a river, and the weasel gets there by diving.