Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: nagde. 1 total hits in 1 transcripts.
Yegdige in a silk gown (1)
e:i aŋi [seu] aŋi boxo-mo merge bude-ili, nagde-ili, uli xegi-xi tiŋme-gi-ek=de, kiŋtene-zi tiŋme:-ni xaisi.
EV INDEF hunchback-ADJ hero die-3SG hit-3SG river down-LAT fall-REP-PST-EXP=FOC loud:noise-INST fall.PST-3SG also
EV INDEF hunchback-ПРИЛ hero умереть-3ЕД hit-3ЕД river down-LAT fall-REP-ПРОШ-EXP=ФОК loud:noise-INST fall.ПРОШ-3ЕД тоже
The Humpback died then because Silky Hero hit him. He fell into the river with a rumbling.
Попал Шелковый егдигэ - и умер горбатый, в реку упал с грохотом.
In this tale the defeated humpbacked falls with a metallic noise (kiŋtenezi). This is a typical attribute of Seleme kuai ‘Iron bird’ (that is, a dragon), an evil spirit, whose metallic feathering produces such a clatter.