Be Present

Be Present -te-

 

kǫhtarateˀ  Where there is a lake.

[konh-tah-ran-teh-eh]

k-         cislocative

-ǫhtar-  feminine-zoic singular agent – it + noun root – lake

-a-        joiner vowel

-te-       verb root – be present

-ˀ          stative aspect

 

tsahteˀ              tuh       nǫmądeˀ           Appear there now.

appear             there    now

 

tsahteˀ            Appear (plural subject).

[tsah-teh-eh]

tsa-       imperative + 2nd person plural – you (p)

-hte-     verb root – be present

-ˀ          imperative aspect

 

yanǫhšateˀ   A house is present.

[yah-nonh-shah-teh-eh]

ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-nǫhš-  noun root –  house

-a-        joiner vowel

-te-       verb root – be present

-ˀ          stative aspect

 

yaaˀtatekwiˀ           It is a place on the body.

[yah-ah-tah-teh-kwee-ee]

ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-aˀt-      noun root – body

-a-        joiner vowel

-te-       verb root – be present

-kw-     instrumental root suffix – place

-iˀ         stative aspect

 

setaˀwah     Go away from it.

[seh-tah-ah-wah]

se-        imperative + 2nd person singular agent – you (s)

-t-         verb root – be present

-aˀwa-  undoer root suffix

-h         imperative aspect

 

 

Ekyǫnǫtaterunǫh People where there is a hill (Petun ancestors of the Wyandot)

[eh-kyon-non-tah-teh-roo-nonh]

eky-                 cislocative

ǫ-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-nǫt-                 noun root – hill, mountain

-a-                    joiner vowel

-te-                   verb root – be present

-runǫ-              populative root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

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