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agentive dat: to suck something-acc from somewhere-nom

Usage notes

The old literal meaning ‘suck up to someone’ is considered metaphorical today.


NLem foph‑a
LMLem, MLem yfophh‑a ‘suck up to’
Ghe əfopshshⁿ‑a /əɸɔpʃʃa/ ‘be friendly’

See ytxà. for a similar semantic development.