Datapoint Aghul / The Optative

Language:Aghul
Feature:The Optative by Nina Dobrushina and Johan van der Auwera and Valentin Goussev
Value:Inflectional optative present

Examples

Sentence igt-1328:

ǯehlem-di-n q’en-a-s š-uraj ge
ǯehlem-di-n
hell-obl-gen
q’en-a-s
bottom-obl-dat
š-uraj
go-opt
ge
he
Let him go to hell (literally to the bottom of the hell)

Sentence igt-3540:

Wun ǯehlem-di-s ušu-raj!
Wun
you
ǯehlem-di-s
hell-obl-dat
ušu-raj!
go-opt
Go to hell!

Sentence igt-3541:

*Wun mexteb-i-s ušu-raj!
*Wun
you
mexteb-i-s
school-obl-dat
ušu-raj!
go-opt
Go to school!