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"Halitaenda"

Translation:It will not go

April 24, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Drew928547

Why is there both a past and future tense infix on this word? I would expect this to be constructed as 'hataenda'.

April 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/juryrigging

It's referring to a Ji class word (the hover hint I'm seeing gives "It will not go(Ji/Ma)"). The subject prefix for Ji class nouns is li-, the negative being hali-.

You might want to look up supplemental information on noun class subject prefixes.

April 25, 2017
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