number, be together

Number, be together (usually humans) -ǫ-

 

This verb only takes the dual or the plural, never the singular.

 

ihęnǫh                           They (m) are together, so many.

[ee-hen-onh]

i-                                  partitive

-hęn-                            masculine plural agent – they (m)

-ǫ-                                verb root – number, be together

-h                                 stative aspect

 

 

tuh ihęnǫh                      How many are they (m)?

[tooh]

 

ahšęhk ihęnǫh                 They (m) number three, are so many.

[ah-shenhk

 

Tuh   itsǫ                   How many are you (p)?

 

itsǫh                               You (p) number so many.

[ee-tsonh]

i-                                  partitive

-ts-                               2nd person plural agent – you (p)

-ǫ-                                verb root – number, be together

-h                                 stative aspect

 

Ahšęhk       ianyǫh        We are three.

 

ianyǫh                            We are so many, number such.

[ee-an-nyonh]

i-                                  partitive

-any-                            2nd person plural agent – you (p)

-ǫ-                                verb root – number, be together

-h                                 stative aspect

 

 

imęhnǫh                        They (f) are together, so many women.

[ee-menh-nonh]

im-                               partitive

-ęhn-                            feminine-zoic plural agent – they (f)

-ǫ-                                verb root – number, be together

-h                                 stative aspect

 

 

 

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