Q. man tiruva fána cirya? “Who shall heed a white ship?”
The sixth line of the Markirya poem (MC/222). The first word is man “who” followed by the future of tir- “to heed”. The object of the phrase is the noun cirya¹ “ship”, preceded by the adjective fána “white”.
Decomposition: Broken into its constituent elements, this phrase would be:
man tir-uva fána cirya? = “*who heed-(future) white ship”
Reference ✧ MC/222 ✧ Man tiruva fána kirya “Who shall heed a white ship?”
|tir-||“to watch (over), guard, heed; to look (at), gaze, observe”||future||✧ MC/222 (tiruva)|
|cirya¹||“(sharp-prowed) ship; swift gliding”||✧ MC/222 (kirya)|