Tongue

Tongue -ʼndahš

 

yaʼndahšaʼ           tongue

[yah-an-dah-shah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ʼndahš-           noun root – tongue

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

yaˀndahšatęh       She has a dry tongue, is thirsty

[yah-an-dah-shah-tenh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-ʼndahš-           noun root – tongue

-aˀ                    joiner vowel

tę-                   verb root – dry

-h                     stative aspect

 

Kwižuh       šeˀndahšatęh          Do you have a dry tongue?  Are you thirsty?

[kwee-zhooh]

šeˀndahšatęh          You have a dry tongue, are thirsty.

[sheh-en-dah-shah-teh]

še-                    2nd person singular agent – you

-ʼndahš-           noun root – tongue

-tę-                   verb root – be dry

-h                     stative aspect

 

Hęh   yeˀndahšatęh                   Yes, I have a dry tongue, am thirsty

[henh]

yeˀndahšatęh                   I have a dry tongue, am thirsty.

[yeh-en-dah-sha-tenh]

ye-                               1st person singular agent – I

-ˀndahš-                       noun root – tongue

-tę-                               verb root – be dry

-h                                 stative aspect

 

ąˀą     teyeˀndahšatęh                No, I do not have a dry tongue, am not thirsty.

[an-an]

teyeˀndahšatęh                I do not have a dry tongue, am not thirsty

[teh-yeh-en-dah-sha-tenh]

te-                                negative

ye-                               1st person singular agent – I

-ˀndahš-                       noun root – tongue

-tę-                               verb root – be dry

-h                                 stative aspect

haˀndahšuwanęh He has a large tongue, is a liar.

[han-an-dah-shoo-wah-nenh]

ha-                   masculine singular agent – he

-ʼndahš-           noun root – tongue

-uwanę-           verb root – be large

-h                     stative aspect

 

Huˀndahšateyęʼ     His tongue is burning (male Snake clan name).

[hoo-oon-dah-shah-tey-yen-en]

hu-                   masculine singular patient – he

-ʼndahš-           noun root – tongue

-atey-               verb root – burn

-ęˀ                    stative aspect

 

yeʼndahšetsih        It is my long tongue.

[yeh-en-dah-sheh-tseeh]

ye-                   1st person singular agent – my

-ʼndahš-           noun root – tongue

-ets-                 verb root – be long

-ih                    stative aspect

 

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