-TʼAʼ

NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Athabaskan *tʼɑɢ (to fly).

Cognate root found in Ahtna nitʼak (it arrived flying), Gwich'in naałtʼak (I flew a plane).

RootEdit

-TʼAʼ

  1. to fly
Theme Category Bases Transitive bases (O + ł)
d motion

S flies

S flies O

Stem setEdit

Aspect IMP PERF FUT ITER OPT
MOM -tʼááh -tʼaʼ -tʼah -tʼah -tʼááh
CONT -tʼaʼ -tʼaʼ -tʼah -tʼah -tʼaʼ

See also Appendix: Roots and stems derivation.

Derived termsEdit

Navajo terms belonging to the root -TʼAʼ (fly)