have power, ability

Have power, ability – -ndaʼura-

 

This relates to such situation as:

 

Fasting to achieve something              Narratives 144-5

Seizing someone                                 Narratives 105

Pulling a thorn out of a paw               Narratives 119

Getting out of a blocked hole             Narratives 140

Feeding a hungry pet snake                Narratives 153

Defeating a spirit                                 Narratives 179

Escaping                                              Narratives 186 and 294

Convincing someone to sing               Narratives 191

Helping someone                                Narratives 207-8

Killing someone                                  Narratives 213

Giving back an amount owed             Narratives 227

Making someone laugh                       Narratives 230

Reaching a destination                        Narratives 250

Stealing from someone                       Narratives 264

Riding somewhere on a horse             Narratives 270

Curing someone                                  Narratives 279, 280, 282

Break into a place of hiding                Narratives 305

 

andaʼuraʼndih               I am able to do something, have the ability to do it.

[an-dah-ah-oo-rah-an-deeh]

a-                                 1st person singular patient – I

-ndaˀura-                      verb root – have ability, power

-ˀnd-                             inchoative root suffix

-ih                                stative aspect

 

teˀsąndaˀurąˀndih             You don’t have the ability

[teh-eh-san-dah-ah-oo-rah-an-deeh]

teˀ-                               negative

-są-                              2nd person singular patient – you (s)

-ndaˀura-                      verb root – have power, ability

-ˀnd-                             inchoative root suffix

-ih                                stative aspect

 

 

teˀkwandaˀurahaˀ            We (n) will not have the ability.

[teh-eh-kwan-dah-ah-oo-rah-hah-ah]

t-                                  negative

-eˀ-                               future

-kwa-                           1st person inclusive plural – we (n)

-ndaˀura-                      verb root – have power, ability

-ha-                              inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                                  punctual aspect

 

hundaˀuranˀdih             He is able to.

[hoon-dah-ah-oo-ran-an-deeh]

hu-                               masculine singular patient – he

-ndaˀura-                      verb root – have power, ability

-nˀd-                             inchoative root suffix

-ih                                stative aspect

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