Names on the Other Side

Names on the Other side

The combination of the repetitive prefix and the verb root -ti- ‘be on a side’ gives the meaning of ‘on the other side.’

Skarǫnyatih        It is on the other side of the sky. (male)

[skah-ron-yah-tee]

s-                     repetitive – other

-ka-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – she or it

-rǫny-              noun root – sky

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ti                     verb root – be on a side

-h                     stative aspect

 

Skandatatih         It is on the other side of the village. (male)

[skan-dah-tah-teeh]

s-                     repetitive – other

-ka-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndat-              noun root – village

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ti-                   verb root – be on a side

-h                     stative aspect

 

Skanętatih           On the other side of the evergreen tree(s). (female)

[skah-nen-tah-teeh]

s-                     repetitive – other

-ka-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-nęt-                 noun root – evergreen

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ti-                   verb root – be on a side

-h                     stative aspect

 

Tsǫndehšatih        It is the other side of the country.

[tson-deh-shah-teeh]

ts-                    repetitive – other

-ǫnde-              feminine-zoic singular agent – she + verb root – have as country

-hš-                  nominalizer

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ti-                   verb root – be on a side

-h                     stative aspect

 

 

 

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