Be Related

Be Related nǫhǫ–  

 

Like with the verb root meaning -be friends- this verb does not take the singular, only the dual (two) or the plural (more than two).

 

ažatatenǫhǫh                We two (x) are relatives (speaking of a relative to someone)

[ah-zhah-tah-teh-non-honh]

až-                               1st person exclusive dual agent – we two

-atate-                          reciprocal voice – each other

-nǫhǫ-                          verb root – be related, relatives

-h                                 stative aspect

 

kyatatenǫhǫh                  We two (n) are relatives (speaking to a relative)

[kyah-tah-the-non-honh]

ky-                               1st person inclusive dual agent – we two

-atate-                          reciprocal voice – each other

-nǫhǫ-                          verb root – be related, relatives

-h                                 stative aspect

 

aweti              kwatatenǫhǫh      We are all related.

[aweh-tih]

 

kwatatenǫhǫh       We are related

[kwah-tah-teh-non-honh]

kw-                 1st person inclusive plural – we

-atate-              reciprocal voice – each other

-nǫhǫ-              verb root – be related, relatives

-h                     stative aspect

 

unǫhǫstih             She adopted her, made her related, family

[oo-non-hon-steeh]

u-                     feminine-singular agent + feminine-zoic patient – she – her

-nǫhǫ-              verb root – be related

-st-                   causative-instrumental root suffix

-ih                    stative aspec

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