mark, write

Mark, Write – -žatǫ-

 

ešežatǫˀ       You will mark it

[eh-sheh-zhah-ton-on]

e-         future

-še-      2nd person singular agent – you

-žatǫ-   verb root – mark

-ˀ          punctual aspect

 

yežatǫh                 I write, am a writer.

[yeh-zhah-tonh]

ye-                   1st person singular agent – I

-žatǫ-               verb root – mark, write

-h                     habitual aspect

 

yažatǫhšraʼ                    book, writing

[yah-zhah-tonh-shrah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-žatǫ-               verb root – mark, write

-šr-                   nominalizer

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

yangyaˀwiš užatǫˀ              striped turtle (lit. a turtle that has been marked)                     [yan-gyah-ah-weesh]

[oo-zhah-ton-on]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-žatǫ-                           verb root – mark, write

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

Yažatǫhǫʼ   She makes many marks, writes a lot, female Striped Turtle name.

[yah-zhah-ton-hon-on]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-žatǫ-                           verb root – mark, write

-hǫ                               distributive root suffix

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

 

 

 

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