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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

dini- (approximate color) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -l- (classifier)-tso (neuter imperfective stem of root -TSOII, “to be yellow”).

VerbEdit

diniltso

  1. it is light yellow

Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (Ø).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dinistso diniiltso dadiniiltso
2nd person diníltso dinołtso dadinołtso
3rd person diniltso dadiniltso
4th person dizhniltso dazhdiniltso

See alsoEdit

Colors in Navajo · nidaashchʼąąʼígíí (layout · text)
     łigai      łibá
(dark gray: dinilzhin)
     łizhin
             łichííʼ              łichxíʼí
(light orange: diniltsxo) ; dibéłchíʼí, yishtłizh
(dark brown: dinilzhin)
             łitso
(light yellow: diniltso) ; dinilgai
                          dinooltłʼizh,
chʼilgo dootłʼizh
            
             dootłʼizhii              yágo dootłʼizh              dootłʼizh
             diłhiłgo dootłʼizh              tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh              dinilchííʼ