naalzheeh

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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

na-(atelic, circuital) + -Ø-(3rd person subject prefix) + -l-(classifier, thematic) + -zheeh (continuative imperfective stem of root -ZHEEʼ, “to hunt”).

VerbEdit

naalzheeh

  1. he/she is hunting, goes hunting

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Continuative (Ø/si).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person naashzheeh neiilzheeh nideiilzheeh
2nd person nanilzheeh naałzheeh nidaałzheeh
3rd person naalzheeh nidaalzheeh
4th person nijilzheeh nidajilzheeh
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nishishzheeʼ nishiilzheeʼ nidashiilzheeʼ
2nd person nishínílzheeʼ nishoołzheeʼ nidashoołzheeʼ
3rd person naashzheeʼ nidaashzheeʼ
4th person nijishzheeʼ nidajishzheeʼ
FUTURE singular duoplural plural
1st person ndeeshzhah ndiilzhah ndadiilzhah
2nd person ndíílzhah ndoołzhah ndadoołzhah
3rd person ndoolzhah ndadoolzhah
4th person nizhdoolzhah ndazhdoolzhah

Verbal StemsEdit

  • IMPERFECTIVE: -zheeh
  • PERFECTIVE: -zheeʼ
  • FUTURE: -zhah

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