’ussa

High Lulani

(u;s)

/ˈʔus.sə/

transitive stem verb
to follow; to obey
Definition

1. to move behind in the same direction or path

2. to do as ordered

Thematic Relations

agent subject

goal dative

recipient object

Examples

ʔusu ba’u ’ussa.

(.uz / bu / u;s.)

1int 2dat follow.

“I followed you.”

ʔusu ’ussa fu.

(.uz / u;s / v.)

1int follow 2tra.

“I obey you.”

Aspectual Meanings

dynamic to obey

stative to be obedient

iterative to often follow

gnomic to be submissive

Derived Terms

’ussaba (u;sb) follower