SAAMA

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Grammaticalization of the Estonian saama 'get'.--Linguistics (to appear).
The original meaning of saama was 'come'; other Finnic languages reveal similar future forms based on the verb of motion, which is known in future typology as the COME-type (Dahl 2000).
aastal, uhtlasi on toonitatud, et vikaarikoht peab tulevikus saama mone kullassepa pojale.
SAAMA's Anton Booyzen explains that “depending on a company's asset management maturity, its cost to deliver a product or service can be up to 25% higher than it should be every year.
“Scott's broad based experience as a finance professional, including many M&A deals, gives him a solid platform for the job of chief financial officer of Saama Technologies,” said Suresh Katta, Saama founder and chief executive officer.
(3) The other agent-oriented verb expressing modality saama 'become' has developed into a future auxiliary but without the intentional stage (see Metslang 1994).
In the corpus there are six performative forms (verb saama ('to get') + -tUs), all of them end with the regular marker -tU s (sai tettus '(it) got done').
Kuna kirjasonas vahendati teadmisi tahtsate leiutiste korgest vaartusest, hakati leiutamist kiiresti seostama rahalise kasuga.10 Eriti oluline motivaator kujunes rahast Eesti Vabariigi ajal, mil levis teave vaga suurtest rahasummadest, mida parimad kohalikud leidurid oma leiutiste eest valismaalt said voi pidanuksid saama. (11) Kuna leiutamine tundus lihtne ja kindel rahateenimisviis, hakkasid sellega tegelema ka isikud, kellel puudusid labimurdeks igasugused eeldused, valja arvatud enesekindlus.
Erelt similarly suggests that the Estonian modal verbs that have partially lost syntactic independence include saama 'can', voima 'may', pidama 'must, have to', tohtima 'be allowed', naima 'seem', paistma 'seem', tunduma 'seem' (2003 : 176).