tooth, teeth

Tooth, Teeth ʼskǫhš-

 

yaʼskǫhšaʼ           tooth, teeth, her tooth, her teeth

[yah-ah-skonh-shah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it or her

-ʼskǫhš-           noun root – tooth, teeth

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

yeʼskǫhšaʼ             my tooth, teeth

[yeh-eh-skonh-shah-ah]

ye-                   1st person singular agent – my

-ˀskǫhš-            noun root – tooth, teeth

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

yaˀskǫhšukyeh     It has sharp teeth

[yah-ah-skonh-shoo-kyeh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀskǫhš-            noun root – tooth, teeth

-ukye-              verb root – be sharp

-h                     stative aspect

 

 

yaˀskǫhšetsis        It has long teeth.

[yah-ah-skonh-sheh-tsees]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀskǫhš-            noun root – tooth, teeth

-ets-                 verb root – be long

-i-                     stative aspect

-s                     plural aspect suffix

 

tahateʼskǫhšutawaht        His tooth fell out.

[tah-hah-teh-eh-skonh-shoo-tah-waht]

t-                      dualic

-a-                    factual

-h-                    masculine singular agent – he

-ate-                 semi-reflexive voice

-ut-                   verb root – stand

-awa-               undoer root suffix

-ht                    causative root suffix + punctual aspect

 

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