barrel

Barrel, Bushel Basket, Bucket, Drum -n(ˀ)dahkw-

 

yandahkwaʼ         barrel, bucket, drum, bushel basket

[yan-dah-kwa-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndahkw-         noun root – barrel, bucket, bushel basket, drum

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

šaˀteyaˀndahkwetsih        It is half a barrel long.

[shah-ah-teh-yah-an-dah-kweh-tseeh]

šaˀ-                   coincident

-te-                   dualic

-ya-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀndakw-          noun root – barrel

-etsi-                verb root – be long

-h                     stative aspect

 

Ndahk iyaˀndahkwayęh        four barrels

[four]

 

iyaˀndahkwayęh    It is such a number of barrels

[ee-yah-an-dah-kwah-yeh]

i-                      partitive – such

-ya-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀndahkw-        noun root – barrel

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ye-                  verb root – number

-h                     stative aspect

 

uˀndahkwayaˀ      It is a small drum

[oo-oon-dah-kwah-yah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ˀndahkw-        noun root – barrel, drum

-a-                    verb root – be a size

-y-                    stative aspect

-aˀ                    diminutive aspect suffix

 

huˀndahkwaˀehakyeˀ       He goes about beating the drum.

[hoo-oon-dah-kwah-ah-eh-hah-yeh-eh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient – he

-ˀndahkw-        noun root – barrel, drum

-aˀe-                 verb root – hit, beat + stative aspect

-haky-              progressive root suffix

-eˀ                    purposive aspect

 

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