a'ne' ráa'ne'³ ra⁴v1stop doingdejar de hacerCa'ne' rá so' ni qui'yaj suun so' cuan'. He stopped working today.El dejó de trabajar hoy.Ca'ne rá so̱' ne̱ se̱ qui'yaj suun so̱' ado̱nj. Stop working and don't work anymore.Deja de trabajar y no trabaje mas.When a'ne' rá has the sense 'stop' ni or se̱ must go with the second verb. The word ne̱ ('and') optionally appears between the two clauses.c-2stoppararCa'ne' rá tu'viia.The storm stopped.Se paró la tormenta.In the 'stop (occurring)' sense, the verb is following by a simple noun phrase that refers to an event (e.g. a storm).c-3allow, permitdejar, dar permisoa'ne' rá so̱' tico nij xniilet the children playdeja los niños jugarCradle s 3.1In the 'let' sense, a'ne' rá is followed by another verb which is not negated. Contrast this with the 'stop doing' sense, which is similar syntactically, but with negation.c-4refrain fromabstenerseNij soj si̱j me síí itu̱u̱, ca'ne' rá soj ga̱ suunitu̱u̱, 'o̱ rasu̱u̱nna'aj ndo'o me rihaan ma'an soj ga̱ nij síí ma̱n rá tuc soj.You who are thieves stop stealing, it is shameful for you and for those who live in your homes. Ustedes que hurtan absténganse de seguir haciéndolo, es vergonzoso para ustedes mismos y para los que viven en sus hogares. Nana̱ na 68.1In the 'refrain from' sense followed by the subject, the preposition ga̱ 'with' and a nominalization with suun 'action of'.c-