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EtymologyEdit

Produced from an earlier combination of the two classifiers -ł- + -d-.

PrefixEdit

-l-

  1. The -l- classifier or valence-change prefix, a detransitivizing prefix of active verbs that modifies the transitivity or valence and grammatical voice of a verb, and occurs in most passive, mediopassive, reflexive, and reciprocal verbs that are derived from verbs with a -ł- classifier.
    néíłtsááhhe’s drying it (ná-yi-ł-tsááh).
    ltsááhit’s being dried (ná-l-tsááh).

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