sand

Sand    -ˀndehk-

 

ǫʼndehk                It is sand, dirt, sleet.

[on-on-dehk]

ǫ-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

ʼndehk-         verb root – be sand + stative aspect

 

ǫˀndehšaˀ              sand, dirt, sleet

[on-on-de-shah-ah]

ǫ-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ndehš-              verb root -be sand + nominalizer

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

yaʼndehšuˀ           sandbar

[yah-ahn-deh-shoo-oo]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndehš-         verb root -be sand + nominalizer

-u-                    verb root – be in water

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

Ǫʼndehšurih          She is covered with sand. (female Prairie Turtle clan name)

[on-on-deh-shoo-reeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ˀndehš-           verb root -be sand + nominalizer

-uri-                 verb root – cover, be covered

-h                     stative aspect

 

Ǫʼndehšǫngyahaʼ  She used to make sand. (female Large Turtle name)

[on-on-deh-son-gyah-ah]

            ǫ-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ˀndehš-          verb root -be sand + nominalizer

-ǫngy-              verb root – make

-aha-                habitual aspect

-ˀ                      past aspect suffix

 

yaˀndehšuręhs       She finds sand.

[yah-an-deh-shoo-renhs]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-ˀndehš-           verb root -be sand + nominalizer

-urę-                 verb root – find

-hs                   habitual aspect

 

auˀndehšǫti          Sleet fell.

[ah-oo-oon-deh-on-tee]

Tj-                   factual

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ˀndehš-           verb root – be sand + nominalizer

-ǫti                   verb root – abandon + punctual aspect

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