Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: gegbi:. 5 total hits in 4 transcripts.
A tame roe cub named Wasya (1)
in’ei-we pal’ma gegbi:-ni.
dog-ACC PN call-3SG
собака-АКК С:ИМЯ звать-3ЕД
Our dog was called Palma.
Собаку Пальмой зовут.
Yegdige in a silk gown (2)
nimaŋku gegbi:-ni seure-me merge.
tale name.PRES.PTC-3SG silk-ADJ hero
tale name.PRES.ПРИЧ-3ЕД silk-ПРИЛ hero
This tale is called “The Silky Hero”.
А эта сказка называется «Сэурэмэ Мэрге» - «Шелковый Егдигэ».
In this tale the narrator sometimes pronounces the character’s name Seuleme (literally ‘silky’) as Seureme. The alternation r ~ l is typical of the Udihe ideophones and a few other words.
How Udihe elders used rotten ash tree (1)
utene ute=de gegbi:-ti bi-si-ni c'ai-le.
rotten:wood that=FOC collect-3PL be-PST-3SG far-LOC
rotten:wood тот=ФОК collect-3МН быть-ПРОШ-3ЕД далеко-ЛОК
That’s why they prepared the pieces of rotten tree so far away.
Поэтому гнилушки заготавливали далеко.
The tiger for the Udihe people (1)
a:-zi gegbi-si: aŋi-ni gegbi:-ni=tene od’o mafa gune-i.
good-INST name-PF.CVB.SS INDEF-3SG name-3SG=CONTR grandfather old:man say-PRES.PTC
хороший-INST name-ПРФ.КОНВ.SS INDEF-3ЕД name-3ЕД=CONTR дед старик сказать-PRES.ПРИЧ
When they want to call it well, they call it old man grandfather.
Когда хотят его хорошо назвать, его называют дедом-стариком.