Be good, beautiful

Be good, beautiful, good weather -wahst-

 

This is the only verb meaning -be good- that incorporates noun roots.

 

yawahtsih            It is good, beautiful.

[yah-wah-tseeh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-wahst-            verb root – be good, beautiful

-ih                    stative aspect

 

šaˀkwahstih           You are beautiful.

[shah-ah-kwah-steeh]

š-                     2nd person singular agent – you (s)

-aˀk-                 noun root – body

-wahst-                        verb root – be good, beautiful

-ih                    stative aspect

 

uhstrawahstih        Her lips are beautiful.

[ooh-strah-wah-steeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – her

-hstr-                noun root – lips

-a-                    joiner vowel

-wahst-           verb root – be good, beautiful

-ih                    stative aspect

 

tawahstiˀ               He is not good.

[t-hah-wah-stee-ee]

t-                      negative

-a-                    masculine singular agent – he

-wahst-           verb root – be good

-iˀ                     stative aspect

 

uwahstih               The weather is good, beautiful.

[oo-wah-steeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-wast-              verb root – be good, beautiful

-ih                    stative aspect

 

eǫmawahsta          We will have good, favorable weather.

[eh-on-mah-wah-stah]

e-                     future

-ǫma-               1st person plural patient – we

-wast-              verb root – be good, beautiful

-a                     punctual aspect

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