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The negative adverbial participle (Vb + È×¾ aame ) when
followed by the verb Éç iru in its `stative' meaning, is equivalent
to the English `to persist in not doing (something)' or `to continue' or `keep
on not doing such-and-such':
Î¨ ½º£ Çí¤½Ô×¾ Éç¡ÞÅÖõ´ ee2 panam anupp-aame
irukkriinka `Why do you continue to not send money?'
This semantic complex is the negative equivalent of verbs with ´Õ¥Üç
½º£ Çí¤½Õ´Õ¥Üç¡ÞÅÖõ´ panam anuppi-kittiru-
kkrinka `you continue to send money'.