dinooltłʼizh

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Contents

NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

dini-(approximate color) + -oo- (yi-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -l-(classifier) + -tłʼizh (neuter perfective stem of root -TŁʼIIZH, “to be blue, green”).

VerbEdit

dinooltłʼizh

  1. he/she/it is bluish, greenish

Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter perfective (yi).

PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dineeshtłʼizh diniiltłʼizh dadiniiltłʼizh
2nd person dinííníltłʼizh dinoołtłʼizh dadinoołtłʼizh
3rd person dinooltłʼizh dadinooltłʼizh
4th person dizhnooltłʼizh dadizhnooltłʼizh

Note: unlike other dini- adjectives of approximate color, dootłʼizh and dinooltłʼizh are conjugated in the perfective.

See alsoEdit

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