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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

di- (adjectival) + -Ø- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-ʼil (neuter imperfective stem of root -ʼIL, “to be hairy”).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

diʼil

  1. it is hairy (such as an angora goat)

Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dinishʼil diniitʼil dadiniitʼil
2nd person diníʼil dinohʼil dadinohʼil
3rd person diʼil dadiʼil
4th person jidiʼil dazhdiʼil

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Western ApacheEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

diʼil

  1. paralyzed

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