ña2 lest, so that not

Part of Speech subordinator
Phonetic Form ɲa
    • lest, so that not
      • Gram
    • Syntactic Restriction used as subordinator
      • Example 1898:
        Mata ini i-ke me i-romo kape i-mako vele, ña i-tabau.
        [The dancer] looks through them so he can see where he's dancing, to avoid tripping up.
        Example Comment
        holes on dancing mask
        Example URL

Related entries

  • Heterosemes:
    • ña1 Apprehensional modality: (s.th. negative) might (happen) / polite Prohibitive: (you) shouldn't, you'd better not
  • Main Entry:
    • nara1 Apprehensional modality: (s.th. negative) might (happen); hence make sure P doesn't happen