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Verbs of movement
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Menu 1. Example sentences Verbs of movement form a special class in Deinau. They receive a suffix that shows if the movement was coming, going, returning, etc. This suffixes come from verb roots that have become suffixes. They have different non-finite forms sometimes.
Goal and source of movement are marked with locative cases on nouns. They occur as oblique arguments, since movement verbs are all intransitive. A locative argument can be made into a subject if the verb receives a middle voice marker.
The following are the directional suffixes:

FiniteRelativeIrrealis non-finiteRealis non-finite


Go and return

Come and return

Here are two examples with vowel and consonant ending verb roots.

▼ Verb mii- to walk

▼ Verb ·ok- to reach, to arrive

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▼ Verb s-, to go

▼ Verb: ŋub- to run

▼ Verb kaan- to fly

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