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EtymologyEdit

ni- (modal) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-teel (neuter imperfective stem of root -TEEL, “to be wide”).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

niteel

  1. it is wide, broad
    Nishteel.I am broad.
    Hóteel.The area is flat, broad, expansive (like plains).
    Bichʼah nteel.He has a wide-brim hat

Usage notesEdit

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

ConjugationEdit

Paradigm: Neuter absolute (ni).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nishteel niiteel daniiteel
2nd person níteel nohteel danohteel
3rd person niteel daniteel
4th person jíteel dajíteel
Unspecified íteel Passive A Passive B
Spatial hóteel

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