Example: Hakim min’vana umis’het ,mi’jutuse ‘jitni him’het’mi jiltu, lija.
(everyone 3PL-want stone ,3S-have.purpose (INF) part-GEN3S thread, because)
Everybody wants a rock to wind a piece of string around.
They Might Be Giants is one of these guilty pleasures of mine. It is the kind of music, which is interesting even though it should not be. And when I had the word rock or stone, this seemed to be great to use some TMBG lyrics. Don’t worry though: I still prefer mostly free music.
For materials, the adjective in general means ‘made of this material’. Ie: umis means “made of stone” and talka (from talka’het: gold) means “made of gold”.