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CAUSAL. 208. , because. rh>rh>vXrh>vX, because. ow;'D;, because. , I cannot buy a jacket because my money is scant. HYPOTHETICAL. 209. wkR, when. wkRrh>, if. rh>, if. In this sense rh> stands immediately after the subject. See § 223. , though, stands, in this sense, at the end of the clause it modifies. 'D;) ,uyORtDRvDR, Although the price is high, I shall buy it. 'D;, nevertheless. TELIC. 210. vX, that. See § 220. 'fod;<'fod;'D;, in order that. See § 225, 226. COMPARATIVE. 211. The preposition 'f, governing the secondary noun od;, performs the function of a comparative conjunction.

Wvdm, not only so. wrh>xJ, not only so. ADVERSATIVE. 205. rhrh> (at the beginning of a clause) but. 'D;, but. 'D;, or else. , either -- or. , either -- or. *hR==*hR, either -- or. *hR*hR==*hR*hR, either -- or. wuh>, Buy me either a fowl or a duck. ILLATIVE. 206. 'D;, and a few other phrases, take the place of the illative conjunction therefore. 207. The temporal adverbs wkREkRwpk Rwpk and wkREkRwbs RwbsD, then, sometimes have the force of illative conjunctions. CAUSAL. 208. , because. rh>rh>vXrh>vX, because.

175. uvJm, greatly, tgtguvJm, much. 176. , I do not like it a bit. 177. The following adverbs are intensive; r;< uX< e; (used with adjectives denoting disagreeable sensations), and udm (used with adjectives denoting smallness or fewness). 178. , moderately. 179. C. qd;, too. ADVERBS OF COMPARISON. 180. uwdRyHR,DR'fod;od;'D;ySRunDvDR, He speaks Burmese equally with Karen. 181. , A teacher should not judge his pupils unequally. INTERROGATIVE ADVERBS. 182. , whither. 183. , I cannot tell whence he comes.

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