~ka1 come, towards speaker or deictic centre / come from / [...]

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form (i·)ka
Tanema Equivalent ~loma
Lovono Equivalent ~ma, ~mage
    • come, towards speaker or deictic centre
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 187:
        A-ka a-kae? – Ni-katau anoko ni-ka.
        How did you come? – I just followed the road. (I walked)
      • Example 1008:
        U-ka ko!
        Come here!
      • Example 1009:
        I-ka i-koie ne moe ka i-romo emel’ iape i-wene teve iawo.
        He came in the house and he saw his wife by the fire.
        Example Comment
        character's point of view
        Example URL
      • Example 1010:
        Ba-ka ba-rom ngatene pon na!
        Come look at that thing here!
        Example Comment
        serial verb
    • come from
    • Syntactic Restriction foll. by locative
    • forthcoming, future
    • Syntactic Restriction in time expressions
      • Example 907:
        Kape ne-tabo ne-le metele iote pe kape i-ka na.
        I'll go again next month [lit. the other month that will come].

Related entries

  • Heterosemes:
    • ~ka2 hither, this way / towards me or you / going on and on, towards now
  • See also:
    • ~kamai bring ‹s.th., s.o.› here, towards deictic centre