Continuing with Gary’s list:
- They won the first two games, but lost the last one.
Right. A few days ago, in episode #94, I used the construction aŋi gyɛdɛ for “play a game”. Here we are going to use a related construction gyɛdɛ A aŋi syosso “A plays a game to victory”. These two clauses are connected with ladi, and the second clause uses a frustrative construction.
130. gyɛdi ɛni hanni mavna onnɨt syosso ladi gyɛdɛ hodno mavna aŋŋi syosso badi dɛstɛ.
- and then
- I’m told