łikan

NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

łi- (adjectival) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -kan (tasty, sweet, imperfective verb stem). The łi- prefix appears to have originated historically from the -ł- classifier.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

łikan

  1. it is sweet
  2. it is tasty, good, palatable
    Bááh éí shił łikan.
    The bread is good. / I like bread.

Usage notesEdit

This is a neuter verb that only uses the imperfective stem.

ConjugationEdit

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person łinishkan łiniikan dałiniikan
2nd person łiníkan łinohkan dałinohkan
3rd person łikan daalkan
4th person jilkan dajilkan

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 23:15