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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 ÁÔ£ laam.
- Éçÿ»Ôè£ Éç¤½Ô¨ irundaalum iruppaan.
`He will probably be (there).'
- Ø½ÔÆÔè£ Ø½ÔÂõ´ 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.