Eyes

Eyes

Eyeball -yahkwęʼnd-

yahkwęʼndaˀ                  eyeball, eye

[yah-kwen-en-dah-ah]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-yahkwęʼd-                  noun root – eyeball, eye

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

tehšeyakwęˀndawahstiˀ   You have two beautiful eyeballs, eyes.

[teh-sheh-yah-kwen-en-da-wah-stee-ee]

te-                    dualic

-hše-                2nd person singular agent – you

-yakwęˀnd-      noun root – eyeball, eye

-a-                    joiner vowel

-wahst-                        verb root – be good, beautiful

-iˀ                     stative aspect

 

Eye -yahr-   

 

yayahraˀ              eye

[yah-yah-rah-ah]

ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-yahr-   noun root – eye

-aˀ        noun suffix

 

tekeyuhkaringyęmih       Their eyes are going out. They are staring, looking in anger.

[teh-keh-yoo-kah-reen-gyen-meeh]

te-                    dualic

-k-                   cislocative

-e[1]yu-              indefinite patient – they (ind)

-k-                    semi-reflexive voice

-ahr-                 noun root – eye

-ingyę-             verb root – go  out

-mi-                  transitional root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

aˀkwakarengyęh    She opened her eyes.

[ah-ah-kwah-kah-ren-gyenh]

a-                     factual

ˀkw-                 dualic

-ak-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – she + semi-reflexive voice

-ahr-                 noun root – eye

-engy-              verb root – open

-ęh                   punctual aspect

 

pupil of the eye, eye -yaht-

 

yayahtaʼ               pupil of the eye, eye

[yah-yah-tah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-yaht-               noun root – pupil of the eye, eye

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

tehayahkweyih               His two pupils, eyes are closed. He is blind.

[teh-hah-yah-kweh-yeeh]

te-                                dualic

-ha-                              masculine singular agent – he, his

-yahk[2]–                        noun root – pupil, eye

-we-                             verb root – close

-yih                              stative aspect

 

yayahkaˀ                         white of the eye, eye

[yah-yah-kah-ah]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-yahk[3]–                        noun root – white of the eye, eye

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

yayaręstaˀ                      eyelashes

[yah-yah-ren-stah-ah]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-yaręst-                        noun root – eyelashes

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1] It looks like the -k- may have turned the -a- that should be there into an -e-.

[2] The following -w- turned the -t- into a -k-.

[3] It may be that this noun root, with a semi-reflexive voice added is part of the verb root -akahkw- look at.

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