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ᡨᡠᡨᡨᡠ ᠣᡶᡳ᠈ ᠪᡳ ᡝᠮᡩᡝ ᠣᠴᡳ᠈ ᠠᡤᡝ ᠪᡝ ᡨᡠᠸᠠᠨᠵᡳᡥᠠ᠈ ᠵᠠᡳ ᡩᡝ ᠣᠴᡳ᠈ ᡤᡝᠯᡳ ᠰᠠᡴᡩᠠ ᠠᡥᡡᠨ ᡩᡝ ᠪᠠᡳᡵᡝ ᠪᠠᠪᡳ᠈ ᡩᠠᠮᡠ ᠪᠠᡳᠪᡳ ᠠᠩᡤᠠ ᠵᡠᠸᠠᡵᠠ ᡩᡝ ᠮᠠᠩᡤᠠ᠈ ᡝᡩᡝ ᠠᡳᠪᡳ᠈ ᡤᡳᠰᡠᠨ ᠪᡳᠴᡳ᠈ ᡠᡨᡥᠠᡳ ᡤᡳᠰᡠᡵᡝ᠈ ᠮᡳᠨᡳ ᠮᡠᡨᡝᡵᡝ ᠪᠠᡳᡨᠠ ᠣᠴᡳ᠈ ᠰᡳᠨᡩᡝ ᠪᡳ ᡤᡝᠯᡳ ᠮᠠᡵᠠᠮᠪᡳᠣ᠈

So I am come to-day, sir, in the first place, to pay my respects to you, and, in the next, to ask a favour of you. I find it not so easy to open the subject, however.

Senior. What's your difficulty? pray say what you have got to say. If it's anything that I can do for you, do you suppose that, with the relations existing between us, I shall try to back out?

uttu thus

ofi Past Gerund (8) of ombi to be: having been

emude firstly

oci Cond. (6) of ombi to be

age elder brother, sir

be accusative affix

tuwanjiha Pret. (4) of tuwanjimbi to call (composed of tuwambi to see and jimbi to come)

jaide secondly

oci Cond. (6) of ombi to be

geli also

sakda old, experienced

ahun elder brother

de dative affix

baire Fut. Participle (5) of baimbi to request

babi from ba place, occasion and bi there is

damu but

baibi only

angga mouth

juwara Fut. Part. (5) of juwambi to open

de in

mangga difficult

ede so, then

aibi (from ai what and bi is) what?

gisun word, speech

bici Cond. (6) of bimbi to be: if there are words

uthai then

gisure Imp. (1) of gisurembi to speak

mini (gen of bi I) my

mutere Fut. Part. (5) of mutembi to be able to do

baita matter

oci Cond. (6) of ombi to be

sinde dative of si thou

bi I

geli too

marimbio to turn the head away, to back out, with interrogative o.