High Eolic word of the day: tassácam

tassá- (transitive verb), imperfective tassácam: to demand, ask (for something).

ca tassá-mím calendalut varándangut mbe rícam cal
I demand-COND.TRANS money.ACC.DEF father.EL.DEF and kill.PERF.TRANS I.ACC
“my father would kill me if I asked him for [more] money”

The verb tassácam may take an oblique in the elative case, which is understood as the entity being asked or demanded to give (as in the example above, with varándangut ‘father’ in the elative).

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