Mirad/Sample Texts

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The Lord's Prayer in Mirad[edit]

  • 1. Atia¹ ted tejea² totamu³,
  • 2. eta dún tatadwu¹,
  • 3. eta deban upu,
  • 4. eta vag swu¹ meiru gè swe totamu,
  • 5. buu atiu udjubu atia ádjuba¹ tel,

Annotations:[edit]

Line 1:
1. at = "I", ati = "we", atia = "of us, our" (gen. of ati)
2. teje = "dwells", tejea = "dwelling" (pres. part. of tejer to live < tej life)
3. tot = "god", totam = "heaven (god place)", totamu = "in heaven" (loc.)
Line 2:
1. tat = "saint", tata = "holy", tatader = "to sanctify (say something is holy)", tatadwu = "let (it) be sanctified" (subjv. pass.)
Line 4:
1. swu = "let it be done" (subjv. pass. of ser to do")
Line 5:
1. ádjuba = "daily" < ád every + jub day + a (adj. ending)