Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: nada. 25 total hits in 7 transcripts.
The alder tree girl (2)
nada-ma neŋi-ni nada-ma dogbo-ni uta-wa emusi-e-ni.
seven-ACC day-3SG seven-ACC night-3SG that-ACC rock-PST-3SG
семь-АКК день-3ЕД семь-АКК ночь-3ЕД тот-АКК камень-ПРОШ-3ЕД
She rocked it for seven days and seven nights.
Cемь дней, семь ночей она его качала.
Rocking an inanimate object in a cradle for seven days and seven nights is a repeating motif in Udihe folklore. As a result, a small finger, a piece of wood or a piece of lynx pelt can revive (cf. Kormušin 1998, text 51; Nikolaeva et al. 2002, text 11; Nikolaeva et al. 2003, text 6).
The tiger for the Udihe people (1)
nada da:-la i:ne, nada da: xetige-ne-ini.
seven fathom-LOC come.PF seven fathom jump-0-3SG
семь fathom-ЛОК прийти.ПРФ семь fathom прыгать-0-3ЕД
It jumps a distance of seven large fathoms.
На семь маховых саженей он прыгает.
The seven sisters (6)
ge, nada aziga-ziga bagdi-e-ti.
INTJ seven girl-PL live-PST-3PL
МЕЖД семь girl-МН жить-ПРОШ-3МН
There were seven girls.
Жили семь девушек.
The fairy and the ten bald spirits (2)
nada kotoi-ziga min-du bu-o-ti.
seven bald-PL me-DAT give-PST-3PL
семь лысый-МН me-ДАТ дать-ПРОШ-3МН
The seven bald ones gave me a task:
Семеро плешивых мне дали (задание):
The numeral "nada" 'seven' is used here by mistake, it should be "za: kotoiziga" - 'ten bald ones'.
The fox with ten tails (4)
“e:, [nada] nada igi=de aja bi-si-ni, imi e-se-i tokto-ndo?” {govorit}.
INTJ tail=FOC good be-PST-3SG why NEG-PST-2SG chop:off-SEM {says}
МЕЖД tail=ФОК хороший быть-ПРОШ-3ЕД почему НЕГ-ПРОШ-2ЕД chop:off-SEM {says}
«Eh, the seven-tailed fox will also do, why didn’t you chop them off?»
«Эх, семихвостая тоже годится, почему не отрубил?»
How Udihe elders used rotten ash tree (7)
utemi gegbe-iti ute-we nada ala c'a-la-ni.
therefore collect-3SG rotten:wood-ACC seven gorge over-LOC-3SG
therefore collect-3ЕД rotten:wood-АКК семь gorge over-ЛОК-3ЕД
That’s why they prepare the pieces of rotten trees behind seven hills.
Поэтому гнилушки заготавливали за семью распадками.
Zabdala, an extraordinary snake (3)
nada ni:nta omo-ti mei=da, omo bagdi-e-ni {odinakii}.”
nine man one-3PL seven man one-3PL only=FOC one be:born-PST-3SG {similar}
nine мужчина один-3МН семь мужчина один-3МН only=ФОК один be:born-ПРОШ-3ЕД {similar}
There will be seven men there, all similar to each other. »
Там будут семь человек, все, как один, одинаковые.»