Q. ondolissë mornë, “on the dark rocks”

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The thirty-third line of the Markirya poem (MC/222). The first word is locative partitive-plural form of ondo “rock” followed by the plural form of the adjective morna “dark”.

Decomposition: Broken into its constituent elements, this phrase would be:

ondo-li-ssë morn-ë = “*rock-(partitive-plural)-on dark-(plural)”

Reference ✧ MC/222 ✧ ondolisse mornë “on the dark rocks”

Elements

ondo “stone (as a material), (large mass of) rock” locative partitive-plural ✧ MC/222.3001 (ondolisse)
morna “black, dark; black of hair; gloomy, sombre” plural ✧ MC/222.3002 (morne)

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ᴱQ. laiqa ondolissen “on the green rocks”

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The thirtieth line of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/214). The first word is the adjective laiqa “green” followed by the locative plural form of the noun ondo “rock”.

Decomposition: Broken into its constituent elements, this phrase would be:

laiqa ondo-li-ssen = “*green rock-(plural)-on”

Reference ✧ MC/214 ✧ “on the green rocks”

Elements

laiqa “green” ✧ MC/214.1301
ondo “stone, rock” plural locative ✧ MC/214.1302 (ondolissen)

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