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ちばいん【気張いん】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

chibain [t͡ɕibaiŋ̍]

Definition

Verb

  1. To do one's best; to keep it up; to persist; to put one's all into something; to exert oneself
    1. ちばりよー気張りよー】
      chibari yoo
      "Good luck!", "Do your best!"

Etymology

Cognate to the Japanese verb きばる【気張る】 kibaru, meaning "to do one's best", most common in Kyushu.

意味:がんばる【頑張る】

+ amend/report

Verb Paradigm

Central Okinawan ru-type verb: chibayun ~ chibainβeta

 

 

Imperfective

Perfective

Negative

Neg. Perfective

Plain

PRED

chibayun
chibain

chibatan

chibaran

chibarantan

ATT

chibayuru
chibairu

chibataru

Progressive

PRED

chibatoon

chibatootan

chibateewuran

chibateewurantan

ATT

chibatooru

chibatootaru

Causative

PRED

chibarasun

chibarachan

chibarasan

chibarasantan

ATT

chibarasuru

chibaracharu

Passive, Potential

PRED

chibarariyun
chibarariin

chibararitan
chibarattan

chibarariran
chibararan

chibararirantan
chibararantan

ATT

chibarariyuru
chibarariiru

chibararitaru
chibarattaru

Intransitivizing resultative (For transitive verbs only)

PRED

chibateen

chibateetan

chibateeneen

chibateeneentan

ATT

chibateeru

chibateetaru

In preparation/in advance (-te oku)

PRED

chibatoochun

chibatoochan

chibateeukan

chibateeukantan

ATT

chibatoochuru

chibatoocharu

Desidirative (adjective paradigm)

PRED

chibai-busan

chibai-busatan

chibai-bushikoo neen

chibai-bushikoo neeran

chibai-bushikoo neentan

chibai-bushikoo neerantan

ATT

chibai-busaru

chibai-busataru

 

Affirmative

Negative

Volitional-Presumptive
(“let’s”)

chibara

“seems”

chibayuru-haji
chibairu-haji

chibaran-haji

Imperative-Prohibitive

chibari

chibanna

Conjunctive-Participle
(“te form”)

chibati

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