la. The compound form b:òY
j:aEy:ð gives a more peremptory tone to a command addressed
to a stranger.
lb. The non-compound form b:òeYy:ð is more appropriate for an older relative who is perfectly willing to co-operate.
2a. j:l: g:y:ð, since the
effect of the action on the victims is exhaustive. (They have died as a
result of the fire.)
2b. j:l:a because the action of the fire on the speaker is presented ( by the use of es:fü . . . j:l:a ) as limited in scope.
(from here on the key is still under revision)
13a. hað g:y:a, since the prior clause indicates that the speaker (and hearer) had been expecting what happened to happen. See )ðm:c:nd's short story t:ðøt:r, second page, line 16.
13b. hØAa because the presence of hi as a delimiting particle (incorporated in v:hi ) tends to suppress the use of a compound verb, even when other factors (such as the expression of fear) favor it. See )ðm:c:nd's short story t:ðøt:r, first line of first page.
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Corrected first 2 items (with help of kÙs:Øm: j:òn: ) 21 Mar 2001.
Keyed in by ev:v:ðk Ag:rv:al: in Feb 2001. First posted 8 Mar 2001. More on 24 May 2004.