Working with Wood

Working with Wood

yaʼngǫhšraˀ                    hammer

[yah-ahn-gonh-shrah-ah]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

ˀngǫhšr-                     noun root – hammer

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

haṅgǫhšramęh                He has a hammer, his hammer.

[han-gonh-shrah-menh]

ha-                               masculine singular agent – he, his

-ngǫhšr-                       noun root – hammer

-a-                                joiner vowel

-mę-                             verb root – have

-h                                 stative aspect

 

yętǫnyaˀ                        nail

[yen-ton-nyah-ah]

yętǫny-                        feminine-zoic singular agent + noun root – nail

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

aʼšraʼ                              axe, blade

[ah-shrah-ah]

aˀšr-                             feminine-zoic singular agent + noun root – axe, blade

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

utuyęʼ                             It is an axe.

[oo-too-yen-en]

            u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-tuyę-                           verb root – be an axe

-ˀ                                  stative aspect  

 

uwęˀaraˀ                              board, plank

[oo-wen-en-ah-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-węˀar-                        noun root – board, plank

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

tuwęˀaruyęh                         It is between the boards.

[too-wen-en-ah-roo-yenh]

t-                                  dualic  – two

-u-                                feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-węˀar-                        noun root – board, plank

-uyę-                          verb root- be between

-h                                 stative aspect

 

uhkaraˀ                           wood chips

[ooh-kah-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

            -(a)hkar-                     noun root – wood chips

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

yanderuhkwaˀ                   elm bark dish or box (for carrying water)

[yan-deh-rooh-kwah-ah]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent –  it

nderuhkw-                noun root –  elm bark dish or box

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

 

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