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la ilok-non ‘break it’
va-tha ‘please come’
va-tu ‘come’
vanvanritha ‘do not bring frequently’

The negative sentences indicate that the subject does not perform the action mentioned by the verb. The negative is formed by adding -e to the verb.
     tumi ne an co?un?e
     ‘I could not eat rice yesterday’
     pini ne vabombe
     ‘I am not coming today’
     la kam klemnane
     ‘he should not do the work’
     tumi la vave
     ‘he did not come yesterday’
     ne damdelo
     ‘I did not go’
The negative is also expressed by the particles kali ‘not’ and ave ‘no’.
     lahuy lam keme kali
     ‘these are not good words’
     nelo thata ave
     I do not have anything with me
     na hem ave
     ‘you do not have a house’
     hadak ok avepo
     ‘there will be no fish’
     hala kali lachi
     ‘not that but his’
The prohibitive is marked by adding ri to the verb.

damri ‘do not go’
cobayri ‘do not lie’
vaver ri non ‘you should not come always’

The Compound Sentence
A compound sentence consists of two or more main clauses or simple sentences. The component sentences of a compound sentence is conjoined co-coordinately by the conjunctive particles or past participles.

The conjunctive particles aru and lapen ‘and’ are used to conjoin two sentences.
damnon aru vanon ]
damnon lapen vanon ]
‘go and come back’
la damlo aru vatujuy ]
la damlo lapen vatujuy ]
‘he went and came back’
la ilotlo lapen kitap porhilo
‘he is lying down and reading’
The past participal form of the verb is formed by adding -chi, -pen, and -ra to the verb.

la vachi colo


‘having come, he ate’


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