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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

ní- (ni-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-lį́ (neuter perfective stem of root -LĮ́, “to flow”).

VerbEdit

nílį́

  1. it flows along (in a line)
  2. (with biiʼ) it flows inside some place
    Béésh tó bighádaazlínígíí biiʼ nílį́.Water flows along inside the pipes.

Usage notesEdit

This verb is grammatically limited to expression in the third person.

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter perfective (ni), third person only.

PERFECTIVE singular plural dist. plural
3rd person nílį́ danílį́

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