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Singular informal non-polite.

The form is the same as that listed as the verb stem in most dictionaries. Examples: kud `give', paaru `see', ա״ vaangikko `take along (for oneself)'. This form is used with one's younger relatives, small children, servants, good friends, and one's wife.Typically, traditional women do not use this with their husbands; the formal form is more usual. Used with other people it implies disrespect.



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