diyin

See also: dīyīn

NavajoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

di- (sanctity, holiness) + -yin (neuter imperfective stem, to be holy)

NounEdit

diyin

  1. the holy being, supernatural being
  2. holy
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

di- (sanctity) + -ni- (adjectival) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -yin (imperfective verb stem)

VerbEdit

diyin

  1. it is sacred
  2. he/she is holy
Usage notesEdit

This is a neuter verb. As such, it has only the imperfective stem.

ConjugationEdit
IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dinishyin diniigin dadiniigin
2nd person diníyin dinohyin dadinohyin
3rd person diyin dadiyin
4th person jidiyin dazhdiyin
Last modified on 7 March 2014, at 21:15