Old

Old

 

-yaǫh-  old things

uriwayaǫhk             It is an old story.

[oo-ree-wah-yah-onk]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-riw-                noun root  – matter, story

-a-                    joiner vowel

-yaǫh-             verb root – be old

-k                     stative aspect

 

undatarayaǫhk                It is old bread.

[oon-dah-tah-rah-yah-onk]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ndatar-            noun root ‘bread’

-a-                    noun suffix

-yaǫh-             verb root  – to be old

-k                     stative aspect

 

-ˀtǫ-    old humans or animals

haˀtǫˀ                    He is old.

[hah-ah-ton-on]

ha-                   masculine singular agent – he

-ˀtǫ-                 verb root  – be old

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

yaˀtǫˀ                    She is old.

[yah-ah-ton-k]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-ˀtǫ-                 verb root – to be old

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

ayeʼtǫhaʼ               I have become old.

[ah-yeh-eh-ton-hah-ah]

a-                     factual

-ye-                  1st persoon singular agent – I

-ˀtǫ-                  verb root – to be old

-ha-                  inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

-tsindahš- old person

 

utsindahšaˀ           an old woman

[oo-tsee-ndah-sha-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient  – she

-tsindahš-        noun root – old person

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

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