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かむん【咬むん・噛むん】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

kamun [kamuŋ̍]

Definition

Verb

  1. To eat
    1. かめー咬めー噛めー
      kamee
      "Go ahead and eat", "Please eat"
    2. ooぬかみぶさん
      ~ nu kami busan
      "I want to eat ~"
    3. むぬかみーが。【物咬みーが。】
      munu kamiiga.
      "How about something to eat?"

Etymology

Cognate to the Japanese verb かむ【咬む・噛む】 kamu, meaning "to bite, to chew, to gnaw".

意味:たべる【食べる】、くう【食う】

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Verb Paradigm

Central Okinawan mu-type verb: kamun ~ kanunβeta

 

 

Imperfective

Perfective

Negative

Neg. Perfective

Plain

PRED

kamun
kanun

kadan

kaman

kamantan

ATT

kamuru
kanuru

kadaru

Progressive

PRED

kadoon

kadootan

kadeewuran

kadeewurantan

ATT

kadooru

kadootaru

Causative

PRED

kamasun

kamachan

kamasan

kamasantan

ATT

kamasuru

kamacharu

Passive, Potential

PRED

kamariyun
kamariin

kamaritan
kamattan

kamariran
kamaran

kamarirantan
kamaratan

ATT

kamariyuru
kamariiru

kamaritaru
kamattaru

Intransitivizing resultative (For transitive verbs only)

PRED

kadeen

kadeetan

kadeeneen

kadeeneentan

ATT

kadeeru

kadeetaru

In preparation/in advance (-te oku)

PRED

kadoochun

kadoochan

kadeeukan

kadeeukantan

ATT

kadoochuru

kadoocharu

Desidimative (adjective paradigm)

PRED

kami-busan

kami-busantan

kami-bushikoo neen

kami-bushikoo neeran

kami-bushikoo neentan

kami-bushikoo neerantan

ATT

kami-busaru

kami-busataru

 

Affirmative

Negative

Volitional-Presumptive
(“let’s”)

kama

“seems”

kamuru-haji
kanuru-haji

kaman-haji

Imperative-Prohibitive

kami

kamuna

Conjunctive-Participle
(“te form”)

kadi

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