know, notice and find out

Know, Notice, Find Out

 

-tu(y)- know, notice, find out

aˀetuh                   They (ind) noticed.

[ah-ah-eh-tooh]

aˀ-                    factual

-e-                    indefinite agent – they (ind)

-tu-                   verb root – know

-h                     punctual aspect

 

tu         nęh      aˀetuh                           d’         uwaˀdeˀ

there    then     they (ind) noticed        the       others

 

Then others noticed.

 

tehatukaˀ    He does not know, is not aware.

[teh-hah-too-kah-ah]

te-        negative

-ha-      masculine singular agent – he

-tu-       verb root – know

-kaˀ      habitual aspect

 

tąˀą       tehatukaˀ                      de        tehunǫhmeˀs

not       he does not know        the       she does not like him

He is not aware that she does not like him

 

teˀsatukaˀ     He still does not know.

[teh-ehs-hah-too-kah-ah]

teˀ-       negative

-s-        repetitive

-a-        masculine singular agent – he

-tu-       verb root – know

-kaˀ      habitual aspect

 

aˀwatuh               She found out.

[ah-ah-wah-tooh]

aˀw-                 factual

-a                     feminine-zoic singular agent – she[1]

-tu                    verb root – know

-h                     punctual aspect

 

takyeˀtuh          aˀwatuh                        ne        hundateˀmęh

right away       she found out              the       they (m) had fled

Right away, she found out that they (m) had fled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1] The pronominal prefix has been shortened from the usual form -ya-.

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