yesterday, today and tomorrow

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

 

ahšiteˀ                                               yesterday

[ah-shee-teh-eh]

 

Ši                mahšiteˀ                Day before yesterday,

[shee]          [mah-shee-eh-eh]

Far                   yesterday

 

k’      ętateˀ                              Today

[this     it is a day]

 

ętateˀ                     it is a day

[en-tah-teh-eh]

ęnt-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it + noun root – day                                                -a-                        joiner vowel

-te-                   verb root – exist

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

 

eˀurhęhaˀ               It will dawn, tomorrow.

[eh-eh-oo-rhen-hah-ah]

eˀ-                    future

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-rhę-                 verb root – dawn

-ha-                  inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

aʼurhęhaˀ                It is daybreak, dawn, next morning, tomorrow, next day.

[ah-oo-rhen-hah-ah]

aˀ-                    factual

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-rhę-                 verb root – dawn

-ha-                  inchoative root suffix

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

tęndi tęyurhęhaˀ   two times it will dawn, day after tomorrow

 

tęndi  They two are two.

[ten-deeh]

tę-        dualic

-nd-      feminine-zoic dual agent – they (f) two

-i          verb root – be two + stative aspect

 

tęyurhęhaˀ   two dawnings

[teh-yoo-rhen-hah-ah]

tey-      dualic + future

-u-        feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-rhę-     verb root – dawn

-ha-      inchoative root suffix

-ˀ          punctual aspect

 

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