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ᡳ ᠠᡳ ᡥᠠᠴᡳᠨ ‍ᡳ ᠪᠠᡥᠠᠨᠠᡥᠠ ᠣᡵᡝᡥᡝ ᠣᡴᡳᠨᡳ᠈ ᠮᡠᠰᡝ ᡩᠠᠮᡠ ᠮᡠᠵᡳᠯᡝᠨ ᠪᡝ ᡨᡝᠩ ᠰᡝᠮᡝ ᠵᠠᡶᠠᡶᡳ᠈ ᡤᡡᠨᡳᠨ ᡤᡳᡵᡴᡡᡶᡳ ᡨᠠᠴᡳᠴᡳ ᡠᡩᡠ ᡨᡝᡵᡝ ᡨᡝᠨ ᡩᡝ ᡳᠰᡳᠨᠠᠮᡝ ᠮᡠᡨᡝᡵᠠᡴᡡ ᠪᡳᠴᡳᠪᡝ ᡳᠨᡠ ᡠᡵᡠᠨᠠᡴᡡ ᡥᠠᠮᡳᠨᠠᠮᠪᡳᡩᡝᡵᡝ᠉

Well, then, no matter how exact or practised a speaker he may be, all we have to do is to make up our mind and apply ourselves to the language; and if we don't quite reach the point he has attained, we shall not be very far behind him, I suspect.

i he

ai what?

hacin kind

i genitive affix

bahanaha Pret. (4) of bahanambi to comprehend

urehe Pret. (4) of urembi to be proficient

okini Opt. (15) of ombi to be, may

muse we

damu only

mujilen heart

be accusative affix

teng with sembi to be firm

seme Ger. (3) of sembi to say

jafafi Past Ger. (8) of jafambi to take

gūnin thought

girkūfi Past Ger. (8) of girkūmbi to exert

tacici Cond. (6) of tacimbi to learn

udu although

tere that

'ten hight

de to, at

isiname Ger. (3) of isinambi to arrive

muterakū Fut. (5) of mutembi to be able, with akū not

bicibe Advers. (13) of bimbi to be

inu yes, certainly

urunakū without doubt

haminambi to come near

dere final particle expressing a presumption.