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60 or more certainty.

When the degree of certainty or probability that an event will occur is greater than chance, i.e., more than 50%, a different construction from that in § 7.11 is used, namely, one where the verb in the concessive is followed by the same verb in the future/indefinite, instead of with the modal ԣ laam.

a
礽Ԩ irundaalum iruppaan. `He will probably be (there).'
b
ؽ ؽ poonaalum poovaanka. `They will probably go.'

Note that the reduplicated verbs with concessive and either laam or future indefinite can be affixed to other verbs to get more complex constructions, as in § 7.11() above.



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