field

Field -yęht-

yęhtaˀyeh   at, in a field

[yenh-tah-ah-yeh]

yęht-    feminine-zoic singular agent – it + noun root – field

-aˀyeh  external locative noun suffix

 

ęndehkažah           They (f) are eating a field (i.e., the crops in the field)

[en-deh-kah-zhah]

ęnd-                 feminine-zoic plural agent – they (f)

-ehk-                noun root – field

-až-                  verb root – eat

-ah                   habitual aspect

 

yęhtižuˀrunǫˀ         It is a people of a great field (i.e., Prairie Turtle Clan)

[yenh-tee-zhoo-oo-roo-non-on]

yęht-                feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ižu-                 verb root – be great

-ˀrunǫ-             populative root suffix

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

yatehtužeˀs                   skwatingyutawahs                               yahkaˀ              uˀrahǫnyǫh

I move from the field  they (f) repeatedly pull up shoots       crows               many nights

I moved from the field the crows who many nights pulled up shoots

 

yatehtužeˀs           I move from the field.

[yah-teh-too-zheh-ehs]

y-                     1st person singular agent – I

-at-                   semi-reflexive

-eht-                 noun root – field

-už-                  verb root – move

-eˀs                   habitual aspect

 

tehstihtižaˀ            You two will cross a field.

[teh-steeh-tee-zhah-ah]

t-                      dualic

-eh-                  future

-st-                   2nd person dual agent – you two

-iht-                  noun root – field

-iža-                 verb root – cut

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

 

 

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