be thin

Be Thin -atǫnę

 

utǫnęh                 She is thin.

[oo-ton-nenh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – she

-tǫnę-               verb root – be thin

-h                     stative aspect

 

utǫnędihakyeh     She is getting to be thinner.

[oo-ton-nen-dee-hah-kyeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – she

-tǫnę-               verb root – be thin

-d-                    inchoative root suffix

-i-                     stative aspect

-haky-              progressive root suffix

-eh                   purposive aspect

 

eyatǫnęˀ               I will get thin.

[eh-yah-ton-nen-en]

e-                     future

-y-                    1st person singular agent – I

-atǫnę-             verb root – be thin

-ˀ                      inchoative root suffix + punctual aspect

 

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