High Eolic word of the day: rassú

rassú (adverb): never, at no time, under no conditions.

cúrassat aca rassú ta lurcáva’ mál
hopefully I never NEG speak.with.IMPERF.TRANS he/she.ACC
“I hope never to speak with him/her again”

As with the negative quantifier taya ‘none, no one’, rassú requires that any clause it occurs in is also negated with the clause-level negative particle ta, exhibiting double negation.

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