’i

High Lulani

i

/ʔi/

ambitransitive stem verb
to say; to speak; to tell
Derived Terms

’isinna iS;n to tell a story

’icipu iCo to ask

’i’issi ii;S to sing

’ibibu iBO to complain

’idajabi idjB to read aloud

’ifuhhanaku iv;hn> to agree

’ihucu iVy to inform

’iqaca iqc to give one’s point of view

’ikahu ikV to grunt

’ilagi ilG to scream

Examples

ʔusu jusi ’i li lu’i fu ra’u.

.uz / YS / i / L / Wi / v / ru .

ʔusu jusi ’i li fu ra’u.

1intfirst person intransitive 3dat say comcomplementiser love 2trasecond person transitive prs;stapresent stative.

“I told her that I love you.”

ʔusu palu’i ’i.

.uz / pWi / i.

ʔusu pa-lu’i ’i.

1intfirst person intransitive towards-love speak.

“I talked about love.”