Be Cold – Weather

Be Cold –ature-

 

This verb root refers to cold weather, cold in the air, not an object being cold.

 

To Be Cold -ature-

kwižuh uture         Is it cold (weather)?

 

kwižuh        Is it?  Does it?

[kwee-zhooh]

 

uture          It is cold (weather)

[oo-too-reh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ture                verb root ‘to be cold’ + stative aspect

 

hęh uture               Yes, it is cold

[hen]

 

hateˀ  uture           How cold is it?

[hah-teh-eh]

 

tsuture                 It is very cold.

[tsoo-too-reh]

ts-                    repetitive – very

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

ture                verb root – be cold + stative aspect

 

ąˀą       teˀuture        No, it is not cold

[an-an]

teˀuture        It is not cold.

[teh-eh-oo-too-reh]

teˀ-                   negative

-u-                  feminine zoic singular patient – it

-ture             erb root – be cold + stative aspect

 

ewuturey               It will be cold.

[eh-woo-too-rey]

ew-                  future

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

ˀture-              verb root – be cold

-y                     punctual aspect

 

The direction ‘north’ involves a different form of the verb root:

 

atuʼye                   at the cold, north

[ah-too-oo-yeh]

atu-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it + verb root – be cold weather + stative aspect

-ˀye                  external locative noun suffix

 

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