generous and stingy

Generous + Stingy

 

Generous -ǫmesę-

 

šǫmesęh               You are generous. [ǫ- conjugation]

[shon-meh-senh]

š-                     2nd person singular agent – you

-ǫmesę-            verb root – be generous

-h                     stative aspect

 

hǫmesęh               He is generous.

[hon-meh-senh]

h-                     masculine singular agent – he

-ǫmesę-           verb root – be generous

-h                     stative aspect

 

kwižuh hǫmesęh  Is he generous?

[kwee-zhooh]

 

ǫmesęh                 She is generous.

[on-meh-senh]

ǫmesę-             feminine-zoic singular agent – she + verb root – be generous

-h                     stative aspect

 

Stingy – -nǫhste-

 

anǫsteˀ                  I am stingy, cheap. [consonant conjugation]

[ah-non-steh-eh]

a-                     1st person singular patient – I

-nǫhste-           verb root – be stingy, cheap

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

sanǫsteˀ                You (s) are stingy, cheap

[sah-non-steh-eh]

sa-                    2nd person singular patient – you

-nǫhste-           verb root – be stingy, cheap

-ˀ                      stative aspect

Kwižuh hunǫsteˀ  Is he stingy, cheap?

[kwee-zhooh]

 

hunǫsteˀ                    He is stingy, cheap.

[hoo-non-steh-eh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient – he

-nǫhste-           verb root – be stingy, cheap

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

 

 

 

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