be rich

Be large spirits, rich -aki- + -yǫmę-

 

This is a uniquely structured word as it involves the verb root -be large- not as a verb, but as a root suffix.

 

hundakiˀyǫmęh             They (m) are large spirits, rich.

[hoon-dah-kee-ee-yon-menh]

hund-                           masculine plural patient – they (m)

-aki-                             verb root – be a spirit

-ˀyǫmę-                        root suffix – be large

-h                                 stative aspect

 

Be a spirit, shaman, medicine person -aki-

 

hukiʼ           He has spiritual power, is a spirit, shaman or medicine man.

[hoo-kee-ee]

hu-       masculine singular patient – he

-ki-       verb root – be, have a spirit

-ˀ          stative aspect

 

ukiˀ             She, it has spiritual power, is a spirit, shaman.

[oo-kee-ee]

u-         feminine-zoic singular patient – she or it

-ki-       verb root – be, have a spirit

-ˀ          stative aspect

 

ahatakihšrǫngya    He made himself a medicine.

[ah-hah-tah-keeh-shron-gyah[

a-        factual

-h-        masculine singular agent – he

-at-       semi-reflexive voice

-aki-     verb root – be a spirit

-šr-       nominalizer

-ǫngy-  verb root – make

-a         punctual aspect

 

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