but – Example: I shall go anywhere but to the river = Tiva dah ti lo ahcun khuazeihmanh ah ka kal ko lai
may have to – Example: If you don’t go now you ma be late = Atu ah na kal lo ahcun na tlai lai dahkaw
indicator of question – Example: Are you sick? = Na zaw dahra?
diminish in sound, quiet down – Example: His voice was quieting down, diminishing = A aw a dai
play – Example: Let’s play = I dai u sih
cool – Example: The weather is getting cool = Khua a dai