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edu `inchoative'.

edu is used as a verbalizer to express the notion `inchoative' or the beginning of an action.

  1. pasi edu `begin to get hungry' (lit.: `take hunger')

  2. vali edu `begin to feel pain, hurt'

  3. Դ daaham edu `begin to get thirsty'

(Note that `get sleepy', however, is expressed with vaa `come';

  1. ڡ tuukkam varadu `(I'm) getting sleepy',

Vasu Renganathan
Sat Nov 2 21:16:08 EST 1996