that he feels obliged to find time to play the tutor. Were the case otherwise, you desire to study Manchu is a thing commandable in itself, and as for the trouble of speaking in your behalf, I should not have thought it any trouble at all.
IX. Senior. That gentleman is our old neighbour, you know; the lad we have seen grow up here.
akū not, arga akū
he cannot help it
jalgiyanjafi Past Ger. (8) of jalgiyanjambi to supply
membe acc. of be we
tacibumbi to teach
age elder brother, sir
hūlame Inf. (3) of hūlambi to read
geneki Subj. Pres. (7) of genembi to go
sehengge Verbal Noun (21) of sembi to say
sini gen. of si thou
funde postpos. for
gisureci Cond. (6) of gisurembi to speak
minde dat. of bi I
wajiha Pret. (4) of wajimbi to end, finish
ni interrogative particle.
age elder brother
serengge Verbal Noun (21) of sembi to say
musei our, with genitive affix i
mutuha Pret. (4) of mutumbi to grow
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