Names of Value

Names of Value -ndurǫ-

Ayukyukwandurǫn They are a valuable group (deer) (male Striped Turtle clan)

[ah-yoo-kyoo-kwan-doo-ron]

ayu-                 indefinite patient – they

-kyu-                verb root – be a clan

-kw-                 instrumental root suffix as nominalizer

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ndurǫn-          verb root – be valuable + stative aspect

 

hukyukwandurǫˀ   He is of a valuable lineage, group (male)

[hoo-kyoo-wan-doo-ron-on]

hu-                   masculine singular patient – he

-kyu-                verb root – be a lineage, clan

-kw-                 instrumental nominalizer

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ndurǫ-           verb root – be valuable, difficult

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

Ǫmandurǫˀ           It is often valuable to us. (male)

[on-man-doo-ronk]

ǫma-                feminine-zoic singular + 1st person plural patient – she/it – us

or 1st person plural patient by itself.

-nduron-       verb root -be valuable

-ˀ                      habitual aspect

 

Skamęndandurǫ    She has a very valuable voice, word. (female)

[skah-men-dan-doo-ron]

s-                     repetitive – very

-ka-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-męnd-             noun root – voice, word

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ndurǫ             verb root – be valuable + stative aspect

 

Yandurǫkwa       She is often valued. (female)

[yan-doo-ron-kwah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-ndurǫ-         verb root – be valuable or difficult

-kw-                 instrumental root suffix

-a                     habitual aspect

 

 

 

 

Yawistandurǫnh She is valuable metal, gold. (female)

[yah-wees-tan-doo-ronh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-wist-               noun root – metal

-ndurǫ-            verb root – be valuable

-h                     stative aspect

 

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