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Bags

-ˀnǫhš-

yanǫhšaˀ              bag

[yan-onh-shah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀnǫhš-             noun root – bag

-aˀ                    noun suffix

ižumeˀ                          undaˀwa                                   yanǫhšayǫ

she has it                     it (is) soft (e.g., wild cotton)   inside a bag

She has soft material inside a bag.

 

yanǫhšayǫh          It is inside a bag.

[yan-onh-shah-yonh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀnǫhš-             noun root – bag

-ayǫ-                verb root – be inside

-h                     stative aspect

 

tuh       ayaˀnǫhšaętahaˀ       ǫndende           A bag landed on the earth.

there    a bag landed            on the earth

 

ayaˀnǫhšaętahaˀ     A bag landed.

[ah-yah-an-onh-shah-en-tah-hah-ah]

a-                     factual

-ya-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀnǫhš-             noun root – bag

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ę-                    verb root – lie

-t-                     causative root suffix

-aha-                inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

ǫskwi(šr)- bag with a drawstring

ǫskwišraˀ              bag with a drawstring, purse

[on-skwee-shrah-ah]

ǫskwišr-           feminine-zoic singular agent -it

-aˀ                    noun suffix

ahatinǫhskwiˀtręh[1] They (m) tied the bag.

[ah-hah-tee-nonh-skwee-ee-trenh]

a-                     factual

-hati-                masculine plural agent – they (m)

-nǫhskwi-        noun root – bag with a drawstring

-tˀrę-                 verb root – tie

[1] In the combination of this noun root and verb root the -šr-is dropped from the former and the -nd- that begins the latter turns into a -t-.

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