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ないん・なゆん

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

nain · nayun [naiŋ̍~najuŋ̍]

Definition

Verb

  1. To be able to do; to be in a position to do something; to be possible to do

Etymology

Cognate to the Kagoshima verb なる naru or なっ naq "to be able to do".

Notes

意味:できる、~られる

+ amend/report

Verb Paradigm

Central Okinawan ru-type verb: nayun ~ nainβeta

 

 

Imperfective

Perfective

Negative

Neg. Perfective

Plain

PRED

nayun
nain

natan

naran

narantan

ATT

nayuru
nairu

nataru

Progressive

PRED

natoon

natootan

nateewuran

nateewurantan

ATT

natooru

natootaru

Causative

PRED

narasun

narachan

narasan

narasantan

ATT

narasuru

naracharu

Passive, Potential

PRED

narariyun
narariin

nararitan
narattan

narariran
nararan

nararirantan
nararantan

ATT

narariyuru
narariiru

nararitaru
narattaru

Intransitivizing resultative (For transitive verbs only)

PRED

nateen

nateetan

nateeneen

nateeneentan

ATT

nateeru

nateetaru

In preparation/in advance (-te oku)

PRED

natoochun

natoochan

nateeukan

nateeukantan

ATT

natoochuru

natoocharu

Desidirative (adjective paradigm)

PRED

nai-busan

nai-busatan

nai-bushikoo neen

nai-bushikoo neeran

nai-bushikoo neentan

nai-bushikoo neerantan

ATT

nai-busaru

nai-busataru

 

Affirmative

Negative

Volitional-Presumptive
(“let’s”)

nara

“seems”

nayuru-haji
nairu-haji

naran-haji

Imperative-Prohibitive

nari

nanna

Conjunctive-Participle
(“te form”)

nati