On the Table

On the Table

yaerat                   It is a spoon.

[yah-eh-rat]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-erat                 verb root – be a spoon + stative aspect

 

uhšǫmahtaʼ          fork

[oo-shon-mah-tah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-hšǫmaht-        noun root – fork, awl

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

wenęh                   It is a knife.

[weh-nenh]

w-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-enę-                verb root – be a knife

-h                     stative aspect

 

wenęšraˀ                knife

[weh-nen-shrah-ah]

w-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-enę-                verb root – be a knife

-šr-                   nominalizer

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

wenęšrukyeh       It is a sharp knife.

[weh-nen-shroo-kyeh]

w-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-enę-                verb root – be a knife

-šr-                   nominalizer

-ukye-              verb root – be sharp

-h                     stative aspect

 

tewenęšrukyeh      It is not a sharp knife.

[teh-weh-nen-shroo-kyeh]

te-                    negative

w-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-enę-                verb root – be a knife

-šr-                   nominalizer

-ukye-              verb root – be sharp

-h                     stative aspect

 

undukyeh             It is sharp.

[oon-doo-kyeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ndukye-          verb root – be sharp

-h                     stative aspect

 

yatsęh                  It is a dish, plate.

[yah-tsenh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-tsę-                 verb root – be a dish, plate

-h                     stative aspect

 

yasaˀ                     plate, bowl, spoon

[ya-sah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-s-                    noun root – plate, bowl, spoon

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

yaseʼtaʼ                 gourd, bottle, glass, container

[yah-she-ehtah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-seˀt-                noun root – gourd, bottle, glass, container

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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