naaztą́

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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

na-(atelic, circuital) + -z-(si-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø-(classifier) + -tą́ (neuter perfective stem of root -TĄ́, “to handle a slender stiff object”).

VerbEdit

naaztą́

  1. they lie around somewhere, are located somewhere (slender stiff objects as sticks)

Usage notesEdit

This verb is limited to expression in the third person and refers to multiple items. Also occurs with distributive da- as ndaaztą́, refering to a plurality of objects lying in groups.

For a single item, use the verb sitą́.

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

ConjugationEdit

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

PERFECTIVE singular plural dist. plural
3rd person (sitą́) naaztą́ ndaaztą́

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