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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

di- (adjectival) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -l- (classifier)-dǫʼ (neuter imperfective stem of root -DON, “to explode”).

VerbEdit

dildǫʼ

  1. to make a popping sound
  2. to be explosive

Usage notesEdit

This verb is grammatically 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

dildǫʼ

  1. tinkling (as the sound of a thin sheet of tin)