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leta-go fongi fode

Verb phrase

leta-go fongi fode

  1. to arrest

Etymology

leta-go (a serial verb construction) + fongi fode (an adverb)

Notes

To arrest someone or to arrest you, the object is placed in the middle: leta-go (object) fongi fode. In an example by Nick Farmer, “they come to arrest you” becomes kom fo leta-go to fongi fode.

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word/leta-go-fongi-fode.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/01 04:26 by kmactane