root crops

Root Crops – -utehr-

 

utęhraˀ                 root, turnip

[oo-teh-rah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient -it

-tehr-                noun root – root, turnip

-aˀ                    noun suffix

uętaˀye žutehrutęˀ It is a root with red on it; beets.

[oo-wen-tah-ah-yeh zhoo-teh-roo-ten-en]

 

uętaˀye                  on vermillion, ochre; red

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ęt-                   noun root – vermillion, ochre

-aˀye                external locative noun suffix

 

žutehrutęˀ              It is a root of such a nature.

ž-                     partitive – such

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-tehr-                noun root – root

-utę-                 verb root – be of such a nature

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

unyǫhšaˀatsih        žutehrutęˀ    It is an orange root, a carrot.

 

unyǫhšaˀatsih        It is called pumpkin, orange

[oon-nyonh-shah-ah-tseeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient  – it

-nyǫhš-            noun root – pumpkin, squash

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ˀats-                verb root – call, name

-ih                    stative aspect

 

uʼndawędaʼ          potato(es)

[oo-oon-dah-wen-dah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ˀndawęd-        noun root – potato

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

 

 

 

 

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