become and be possible

Become, be Possible -a(h)tǫ-

aˀǫmeh                             ǫtǫndeˀ                                    They are going to become human.

they (ind) are human   they are going to become

ǫtǫndeˀ          They (ind) are going to become.

[on-ton-deh-eh]

ǫ-         indefinite agent – they (ind)

tǫ-        verb root – become

-d-        dislocative root suffix

-eʼ        purposive aspect

ewatǫˀ                  It will become.

[eh-wah-ton-on]

ew-                  future

-atǫ-                 feminine-zoic singular agent – it + verb root – become

-ʼ                      punctual aspect

 

awatiyuwataˀ                           yanęnǫ                         aˀwatǫˀ                         de        yarižuhtaˀ

they (f) grew large                  it is a dog                    it became                     the       stone

hungwahiˀtsa

his doll

They grew large, the dog that became stone and his doll.

aˀwatǫˀ                          It became.

[ah-ah-wah-ton-on]

aˀw-                 factual

-atǫ-                feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

Be Possible

 

This meaning comes overwhelmingly with the negative.

 

ąh        teˀutǫˀ                          nd        ahuwęndaǫˀ                             di         yarendaˀ

no        it is not possible          the       it would seize him                   the       trap

It is not possible that a trap would seize him.

 

teˀutǫˀ         It is not possible.

[teh-eh-oo-ton-on]

teˀ-       negative

-u-        feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-tǫ-      verb root – be possible

-ˀ          stative aspect

 

tawatǫˀ        It became not possible.

[tah-wah-ton-on]

t-          negative

-aw-     factual

-atǫ-     feminine-zoic singular agent – it + verb root – be possible

-ˀ          punctual aspect

 

teusawatǫˀ   It is no longer possible.

[teh-oo-sah-wah-ton-on]

te-        negative

-u-        factual

-s-        repetitive

-aw-     factual

-atǫ-     feminine-zoic singular agent – it + verb root – be possible

-ˀ          punctual aspect

 

 

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