y:Üen:v:es:ýXi Aaôf ev:ej:üen:y:a

Key to exercise on compound compound verbs

 1.  Two actions:  T:að_a-s:a B:Üs:a en:kal:að Aaòr  (  ePr )  rK: dað.

 2.  One action:  l:al:c: n:ð us:ð ull:Ü b:n:a edy:a.
        'Greed made a fool of him.'

 3.  Two actions:  l:aðg: t:Ømhðø p:Øel:s:v:al:a s:m:J:ðøg:ð Aaòr  (  ePr )  Cað_ dðøg:ð.

 4.  One action:  y:h b:at: p:Øel:s:v:al:ð t:Ømhðø s:m:J:a dðøg:ð.
        'The police will make you see the light.'

 5.  One action:  s:¸am: Ap:n:ð m:Ølk ka s:ty:an:aS: kr Ral:ðg:a.
        'Saddam will destroy his country.'

 6.  One action: us:n:ð Ap:n:ð p:et: kað S:rab:i b:n:a edy:a T:a.
        'She drove her husband to drink.'

      Or two:  us:n:ð Ap:n:ð p:et: kað S:rab:i b:n:ay:a Aaòr  (  ePr )  us:ð Cað_ edy:a T:a.
        'She drove her husband to drink and then she left him.

(to be continued)

Back to exercise.

To notes on double compound verbs.

To index of grammatical notes.

To index of  m:lhar.

Drafted and posted 21 Nov 2002.  Checked by  Aan:nd e¾v:ðdi  2 Dec 2002.