Def.: eleg iya
MS: eleg iya
If you should do something, it is right and good for you to do that thing.
You should brush your teeth after meals.
Eleg ne eglinisan nu ka ngipen nu pegke-impus nu te egkeen.
Def.: Egkahamit seini ke eglalag ka te pangitabù ne egkeyitabù ke warè prublima.
If you say that something should happen, it will probably happen, if there are no problems. If you say that something should be the case now, it is probably the case, if there are no problems.
They should arrive at about 5pm, if the traffic is not bad.
Egpekeyinguma sikandan te me alas singku, ke ka trapiku kenè ne subla.
She should be at the house now
Diyad e kuntee sikandin te baley.
You use should to talk about something that may happen. Similar to if.
Should you arrive early, just sit in the waiting room [= If you arrive early...]
Ke egpekeyinguma ka te seselemi, pinpinnuu ke pa diyè te egtetaharan ne sinabeng.
Def.: perem (meyitenged te keilangan ne eggimuwen piru nanlihad e)
If you say that something should have happened, you are unhappy because it didn't happen.
It's raining. I should have brought an umbrella!
Eg-uran e seini. Mig-uyan ku la perem ka payung ku!
Last updated: 27/Sep/2012