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Etymology 1Edit

cha- (darkness) + -ho- (space, area, things) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-yeeł (momentaneous imperfective stem of root -YÉÉL, “to be dark”).

VerbEdit

chahałheeł

  1. it becomes night, night falls
  2. it gets dark

Usage notesEdit

This verb is limited to expression in the third person.

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Momentaneous (Ø/yi), third person only.

3rd person singular
IMPERFECTIVE chahałheeł
PERFECTIVE chahóółhéél
FUTURE -

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Etymology 2Edit

cha- (darkness) + -ha- (up out) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-yeeł (neuter imperfective stem of root -YÉÉL, “to be dark”).

VerbEdit

chahałheeł

  1. it is dark
  2. it is night

Usage notesEdit

This verb is limited to expression in the third person.

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (Ø), third person only.

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

chahałheeł

  1. darkness