See also: dīyīn

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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

di-(sanctity) + -Ø- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø-(classifier) + -yin (neuter imperfective stem of root -YĮĮD, “to be holy”).

VerbEdit

diyin

  1. it is sacred
  2. he/she is holy

Usage notesEdit

This is a neuter verb. As such, it has only the imperfective stem.

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dinishyin diniigin dadiniigin
2nd person diníyin dinohyin dadinohyin
3rd person diyin dadiyin
4th person jidiyin dazhdiyin

NounEdit

diyin

  1. the holy being, supernatural being
  2. holy

Derived termsEdit