forks and spoons

Forks and Spoons

 

Awl, Fork  hšǫmaht-

 

uhšǫmahtaˀ          awl, fork

[ooh-shon-mah-tah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-hšǫmaht-        noun root – fork, awl

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

tehuhšǫmahtut       His two points (awls) are standing up, year old male deer.

[teh-hooh-shon-mah-toot]

te-                   dualic

-hu-                  masculine singular patient – his

-hšǫmaht-        noun root – fork, awl

-ut                    verb root – stand + stative aspect

 

Spoon

 

Verb – be a spoon  -erat-

 

yaerat                   It is a spoon.

[yah-eh-raht]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-erat                 verb root – be a spoon + stative aspect

 

tęndih           teyaerat        two spoons

two

[ten-deeh]

 

teyaerat                two spoons

[teh-yah-eh-rat]

te-                   duali

-ya-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-erat-                verb root – be a spoon + stative aspect

 

Noun  spoon (dish, plate, bowl)- -s- 

 

yasaʼ                     spoon, dish, plate, bowl

[yah-sah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-s-                    noun root – spoon

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

sesuhareʼ              Wash the spoon.

[seh-soo-hah-reh-eh]

se-                   imperative + 2nd person singular agent

-s-                    noun root – spoon

-uhare-             verb root – wash

-ˀ                      imperative aspect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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