Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: gai. 6 total hits in 3 transcripts.
Zabdala, an extraordinary snake (2)
uta ami-ni we-ixi gai-ge:-li “{a cho tam} ceze-ni=esi i-ni=esi, ile ceze=de jewe gai-ge-si:-ni gumu {mozhe} utebe”.
that father-3SG up-LAT look:up-3SG {and what is there} believe-3SG=DIS what-3SG=DIS where really=FOC what look:up-PF-PST.PTC-3SG EV {maybe} this:like
тот отец-3ЕД вверх-LAT look:up-3ЕД {and что is там} believe-3ЕД=DIS что-3ЕД=DIS где really=ФОК что look:up-ПРФ-ПРОШ.ПРИЧ-3ЕД EV {может:быть} this:like
Then the mother looked up to see what was there, whether it was true or not, where the child was looking all the time. Maybe it was true indeed.
Тогда мать взглянула вверх: что там, правда или нет, куда он все смотрит, может, и на самом деле так.
The word ami-ni ‘father’ is used here by mistake instead of eni-ni ‘mother’ .
The iron bird and the silver bird (3)
{nu emu zhe nado eto vytaskivat’} gai-gi: tada-i.
{well he must pull it out} pull:out.PRES.PTC arrow-REFL
{хорошо he must тянуть этот из} pull:out.PRES.ПРИЧ стрела-РЕФЛ
Well, he had to take the arrow out.
Ну, ему же надо стрелу вытаскивать, он тянет.
The fox with ten tails (1)
“a:, ni:-ni, i-digi eme-i, gai=de ga e-i-zi, činda=da či e-i awa.”
INTJ man-3SG where-ABL come-PRES.PTC crow=FOC bird=FOC here
МЕЖД мужчина-3ЕД где-АБЛ прийти-PRES.ПРИЧ crow=ФОК bird=ФОК здесь
«Oh, a human! Where do you come from? Here even the birds don’t sing and the crows don’t croak.»
«Надо же, человек, откуда идёшь, здесь ни вороны не каркают, ни птицы не поют.»