The Wyandot word for ‘mind, thoughts’

Wyandot Words with –ˀndiyǫʿr- mind, thoughts

yaˀndiyǫraˀ           mind, thoughts, her mind, her thoughts

[yah-an-dee-yon-rah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent ‘she, it’

-ˀndiyǫr-       noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-aˀ                    noun suffix

yeˀndiyǫraˀ            my mind, my thoughts

[yeh-en-dee-yon-rah-ah]

ye-                   1st person singular agent ‘I’

-ˀndiyǫr-       noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-aˀ                    noun suffix

haˀndiyǫrayǫh        in his mind, in his thoughts

[han-an-dee-yon-rah-yonh]

ha-                   masculine singular agent ‘he’

-ˀndiyǫr-      noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-ayǫ                verb root ‘to be inside’

-h                     stative aspect

uˀndiyǫrašęh        She has a bad mind, is troubled.

[oo-oon-dee-yon-rah-shenh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient ‘she’

-ˀndiyǫr-        noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-aˀ                    noun suffix

sateˀndiyǫružah      Move your mind; play.

[sah-ten-en-dee-yon-roo-zhah]

s-                     imperative + 2nd person singular patient ‘you’

-ate-                 semi-reflexive voice

-ˀndiyǫr-         noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-už-                  verb root ‘to move’

-ah                   imperative aspect

huˀndiyǫruwanęh He has a great mind, is wise.

[hoo-oon-dee-yon-roo-wan-enh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient ‘he’

-ˀndiyǫr-        noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-uwanę-           verb root ‘to be large’

-h                     stative aspect

samęˀndiyǫhteraˀ    Her mind rose; she regained consciousness.

[sah-men-en-dee-yonh-teh-rah-ah]

s-                     repetitive ‘again’

-am-                 factual

-ę-                    feminine-zoic singular agent + semi-reflexive voice

-ˀndiyǫh-       noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-ter-[1]            verb root ‘to rise’

-ah                   punctual aspect

nyǫmaˀndiyǫratuyęh          We are sure

[nyon-mah-an-dee-yon-rah-too-yeh]

ny-                   partitive ‘such’

-ǫma-               1st person plural patient ‘we’

-ˀndiyǫr-        noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-a-                     noun suffix

-tuyę-               verb root ‘to be true, to know’

-h                     stative aspect

shuˀndiyǫhęndih            His mind dropped again, he forgot.

[shoo-oon-dee-yon-hen-deeh]

s-                     repetitive ‘again’

-hu-                  masculine singular patient ‘he’

-ˀndiyǫh[2] noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-ęn-                  verb root ‘to fall’

-d-                    inchoative root suffix

-ih                     stative aspect

auˀndiyǫraętahaˀ               She put her mind to it.  She thought about it.

[ah-oo-oon-dee-yon-rah-en-tah-hah-ah]

a-                     factual

-u-                   feminine-zoic singular patient ‘she’

-ˀndiyǫr-      noun root ‘mind, thoughts’

-a-                   noun suffix

-ę-                   verb root ‘to put’

-t-                   causative root suffix

-ah-                 inchoative root suffix

-aˀ                    punctual aspect

[1] This verb root usually shows up as -ndeyar-.

[2] With a few verb roots the -r- at the end of t his noun root becomes an -h-.

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