Stretch Out + Lie Down

Stretch Out, Lie Down

 

Stretch Out

This verb does not apply to humans.

 

šaˀestatęhtrah         At the same time someone stretched out some bark.

[shah-ah-eh-stah-ten-trah]

š-                     coincident

-aˀ-                   factual

-e-                    indefinite agent – someone

-st-                   noun root – bark

-a-                    joiner vowel

-tęhtra-             verb root – stretch out

-h                     punctual aspect

 

yarǫtatęhtraˀ       A log is stretched out.

[yah-ron-tah-tenh-trah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫt-                 noun root – log, tree

-a-                    joiner vowel

-tęhtra-             verb root – stretch out

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

yarendatęhtraˀ     Stones are stretched out.

[yah-ren-dah-ten-trah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rend-               noun root – stone, stones

-a-                    joiner vowel

-tęhtra-             verb root – stretch out

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

temętatęhtrahaˀ      when day will be stretched out, finished.

[teh-men-tah-tenh-trah-ah]

t-                      cislocative

-em-                 future

-ęt-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it + noun root – day

-a-                    joiner vowel

-tęhtra-             verb root – stretch out

-ha-                  inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

Lie Down

hšitaraˀ                  You (s) are lying down.

[hshee-tah-rah-ah]

hš-                   second person singular agent – you (s)

-itara-               verb root – lie down

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

kahętarah            Where he is lying down.

[kah-hen-tah-rah]

ka-                   cislocative

-h-                    masculine singular agent – he

-ętara-              verb root – lie down

-h                     stative aspect

 

mędiˀtarǫnyǫˀ       They (f) are lying around (referring to dogs)

[men-dee-tah-ron-yon-on]

[1]męd-               feminine-zoic plural patient – they (f)

-iˀtar-                verb root – lie down

-ǫnyǫ-              distributive root suffix – many

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

ayętarahaˀ            She lay down

[ah-yen-tah-rah-hah-ah]

a-                     factual

-yętara-            feminine-zoic singular agent – -she + verb root – lie down

-ha-                  inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

 

[1] The initial -m- is there because of a vowel in the previous word.

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