Lost and Found

Lose and Find

Lose/Lost –ahtǫ-

ahaˀtahtǫˀ   He got lost, disappeared.

[ah-hah-ah-tah-ton-on]

a-         factual

-h-        masculine singular agent – he

-aˀt-      noun root – body

-ahtǫ-  verb  root – lose

-ˀ          punctual aspect

 

teˀahaˀtǫˀ     He did not lose it.

[teh-eh-ah-hah-ah-ton-on]

teˀ-       negative

-a-        factual

-h-        masculine singular agent – he

-ahtǫ–  verb root – lose

-ˀ          punctual aspect

 

tetsayuwaˀtahtǫˀ    They (ind) are not lost again.

[teh-tsah-yoo-wah-ah-tah-ton-on]

te-                    negative

-ts-                   repetitive – again

-ayuw-             indefinite patient – they (ind)

-aˀt-                  noun root – body

-ahtǫ-              verb root – lose

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

uˀndiyǫrahtǫˀ       She lost her mind, her consciousness.

[oo-oon-dee-yon-rah-ton-on]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – she

-ˀndiyǫr-          noun root – mind

-ahtǫ-              verb root – lose

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

Find -urę-

ahayumąturęhąˀ     They (m) found someone.

[ah-hah-yoo-man-too-ren-han-an]

a-                     factual

-hayum-           masculine plural agent + indefinite patient – he – someone

-ąt-                   noun root – body

-urę-                verb root – find

-hą-                  inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

uˀrahǫnyǫh                  u[n]dinǫhs                                           aˀyęhąǫˀ

it is several nights       she desires, has dream visions            she said

tayemęnduręhąˀ                       d          uhkweˀdisęˀąh             handinyęhtaˀtsih

find my word for me               the       partridge                      he is called snow; is white

For several nights she has visions.  She said, “Find my word for me, the partridge that is white.”

tayemęnduręhąˀ              Find my word (i.e., my vision message) for me.

[tah-yeh-men-doo-ren-han-an]

t-                                  imperative

-aye-                            1st person singular patient – me

-męnd-                         noun root – word, voice

-urę-                             verb root – find

-hą-                              inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                                   punctual aspect

 

Ahandaturęhaʼ                He has found a village (Wolf clan male name).

[Ah-han-dah-too-ren-hah-ah]

  • factual

-ha-                              masculine singular agent – he

-ndat-                           noun root – village, community

-urę-                            verb root – find

-ha                               inchoative root suffix

-ʼ                                  punctual aspect

 

aˀuręhaˀ                         She found it.

[ah-ah-oo-ren-hah-ah]

aˀ-                                factual

-urę-                            verb root – find

-ha-                              inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                                  punctual aspect

 

 

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