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EtymologyEdit

ʼa- (unspecified person subject prefix) + -di- (fire) + -ní- (ni-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-díín (neuter perfective stem of root -DÍÍN, “to reflect light”).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

adinídíín

  1. there is light

Usage notesEdit

This verb is limited to expression in the third person.

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter perfective (ni), third person only.

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

adinídíín

  1. light
    ooljééʼ bee adinídíín — there is moonlight
    atsiniltłʼish bee adinídíínelectric light