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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

hi- (thematic) + -Ø- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-ná (neuter imperfective stem of root -NAʼ, “to live”).

VerbEdit

hiná

  1. he/she lives, is alive

Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person hinishná hiniiʼná dahiniiʼná
2nd person hiníná hinohná dahinohná
3rd person hiná dahaná
4th person jiiná dajiiná

Derived termsEdit