siʼą́

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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

si-(modal) + -Ø-(3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø-(classifier) + -ʼą́ (neuter perfective stem of root -ʼĄ́, “to handle a solid roundish object”).

VerbEdit

siʼą́

  1. it lies, it is located (a solid roundish object as a house, mountain, town, book or hat)
    bił yaa siʼą́ — it is covered by it

Usage notesEdit

This verb is semantically limited to expression in the third person and refers to a single item. For multiple items, use the verb naazʼą́.

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

ConjugationEdit

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

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