On the Road in Wyandot

On  the Road in Wyandot

Vehicle (sled, wagon,  car):  –՚ruhs-

yaˀruhšaˀ             sled, wagon, vehicle, car

[yah-ah-rooh-shah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent ‘it’

-՚ruhš-              noun root ‘sled, wagon, car, vehicle’

-a՚                    noun suffix

ya՚ruhšaseh It is a new car.

[yah-ah-rooh-shah-seh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent ‘it’

-՚ruhš-              noun root ‘sled, wagon, car, vehicle’

-ase-                 verb root ‘to be new’

-h                     stative aspect

u՚ruhšayaǫhk-         It is an old car.

[oo-oo-rooh-shah-yah-onhk]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient ‘it’

-՚ruhš-              noun root ‘sled, wagon, car, vehicle’

-a-                    noun suffix

-yaǫhk             verb root ‘to be old’  + stative aspect

yaˀruhšayǫh          It is inside a car.

[yah-ah-rooh-shah-yonh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent ‘it’

-՚ruhš-            noun root ‘sled, wagon, car, vehicle’

-ayǫ-                verb root ‘to be inside’

-h                     stative aspect

Path, Trail, Road – ah(ah)-

ahaha՚                  path, trail, road

[ah-hah-hah-ah]

ahah-              feminine-zoic singular agent ‘it’ + noun root ‘path, road’

-a՚                    noun suffix

ahahaˀyeh              on the path, road

[ah-hah-hah-ah-yeh]

ahah-            feminine-zoic singular agent ‘it’ + noun root ‘path, road’

-a՚yeh             external locative noun suffix

huhahǫnkyeˀ                  He continues down a path, road.

[hoo-hah-hon-kyeh-eh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient ‘he’

-hah-               noun root ‘path, road’

-ǫnky-              verb root ‘to continue’           

-eˀ                    purposive aspect

ahahuwanęh          It is a large path, road.

[ah-hah-hoo-wan-enh]

ahah-              feminine-zoic singular agent ‘it’ + noun root ‘path, road’

-uwanę-           verb root ‘to be large’

-h                      stative aspect

Wheel:  -węnǫdi- to be round, encircle

ukwęnǫdih           It is round, a circle, wheel.

[oo-kwen-non-dee]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient ‘it’

         -węnǫdi-       verb root ‘to be round, encircle’

-h                    stative aspect

 

 

 

 

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