metal

Metal

 

ukwihstaʼ             metal, clock, fish scales

[oo-kweeh-stah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-k-                    semi-reflexive voice

-wihst-             noun root – metal, clock, fish scales

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

tsukwihstat            It is one dollar.

[tsoo-kweest-at]

ts-                    repetitive

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-k-                    semi-reflexive voice

-wihst-             noun root – metal

-a-                    joiner vowel

-t                      verb root – be one + stative aspect

 

skat ukwihstaʼe     It strikes metal once; it is one o’clock.

[skaht] [oo-kweeh-stah-ah-eh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-k-                    semi-reflexive voice

-wihst-             noun root – metal

-aˀe                  verb root – hit + stative aspect

 

ayekwihstaęʼ        I have money.

[ay-yeh-kweeh-stah-en-en]

Aye-                 1st person singular patient – I

-k-                    semi-reflexive voice

-wist-               noun root – metal

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ę-                    verb root – have

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

ukwihsture          It is covered with scales (fish/reptile).

[ooh-kweeh-stoo-reh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-k-                    semi-reflexive voice

-wihst-             noun root – metal

-ure                  verb root – be covered + stative aspect

 

 

 

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