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かないん【適いん・叶いん・敵いん】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

kanain [kanaiŋ̍]

Definition

Verb

  1. To be in good health; to be healthy; to be strong; to be well; to do well; to be able-bodied; to be able to work
    1. どぅーがらかないん
      duugara kanain
      "(I am) able-bodied"
  2. To like; to be pleased with; to favour; to favor
  3. To come true; to be fulfilled
  4. To rival; to match; to equal

Etymology

Cognate to the standard Japanese verb かなう【適う・叶う・敵う】 kanau "to be suited; to come true; to rival".

Notes

The negative form may surface as かなーん kanaan or irregularly as かならん kanaran.

意味:かなう【適う・叶う・敵う】、たっしゃである【達者である】、げんざいでいる【健在でいる】、げんきでいる【元気でいる】、きょうじんになる【強靭になる・強じんになる・強靱になる】、きにいる【気に入る】

+ amend/report

Paradigm

Central Okinawan u-type verb: kanayun ~ kanainβeta

 

 

Imperfective

Perfective

Negative

Neg. Perfective

Plain

PRED

kanayun
kanain

kanatan

kanaan

kanaantan

ATT

kanayuru
kanairu

kanataru

Progressive

PRED

kanatoon

kanatootan

kanateewuran

kanateewurantan

ATT

kanatooru

kanatootaru

Causative

PRED

kanaasun

kanaachan

kanaasan

kanaasantan

ATT

kanaasuru

kanaacharu

Passive, Potential

PRED

kanaariyun
kanaariin

kanaaritan
kanaattan

kanaariran
kanaaran

kanaarirantan
kanaarantan

ATT

kanaariyuru
kanaariiru

kanaaritaru
kanaattaru

Intransitivizing resultative (For transitive verbs only)

PRED

kanateen

kanateetan

kanateeneen

kanateeneentan

ATT

kanateeru

kanateetaru

In preparation/in advance (-te oku)

PRED

kanatoochun

kanatoochan

kanateeukan

kanateeukantan

ATT

kanatoochuru

kanatoocharu

Desidirative (adjective paradigm)

PRED

kanai-busan

kanai-busatan

kanai-bushikoo neen

kanai-bushikoo neeran

kanai-bushikoo neentan

kanai-bushikoo neerantan

ATT

kanai-busaru

kanai-busataru

 

Affirmative

Negative

Volitional-Presumptive
(“let’s”)

kanara

“seems”

kanayuru-haji
kanairu-haji

kanaan-haji

Imperative-Prohibitive

kanari

kananna

Conjunctive-Participle
(“te form”)

kanati