ᴱQ. man kiluva kirya ninqe? “Who shall see a white ship?”

⚠️ᴱQ. man ciluva cirya ninque?, “Who shall see a white ship?”

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The first and fifth lines of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/213). The first word is man “who” followed by the future tense of the verb kili- “to see”, translated “heed” in the fifth line. The object of the phrase is the noun kirya “ship”, preceded by the adjective ninqe “white”.

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

man kil-uva kirya ninqe = “*who see-(future) white ship”

References ✧ MC/213

Glosses

Elements

man “who” ✧ MC/213; MC/213
kili- “to see, heed” future ✧ MC/213 (kiluva); MC/213 (kiluva)
kirya “ship, boat” ✧ MC/213; MC/213
ninqe “white” ✧ MC/213; MC/213

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ᴱQ. man kiluva kirya ninqe²? “Who shall head a white ship?”

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See ᴱQ. man kiluva kirya ninqe? for discussion.

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