Author Archives: John Steckley

legs

Legs   Leg –ˀnǫht- yaˀnǫhtaˀ                       leg, her leg [yah-ah-nonh-tah-ah] ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it, her -ˀnǫht-              noun root – leg -aˀ                    noun suffix   haˀnǫhtaˀ                        his leg [hah-ah-nonh-tah-ah] ha-                   masculine singular agent – his -ˀnǫht-              noun root … Continue reading

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Finger

Finger -ˀngy-   yaˀngyaˀ     finger [yah-an-gyah-ah] ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – it ˀngy-    noun root – finger -aˀ        noun suffix   haˀngyaˀyeh                              at his finger [hah-an-gyah-ah-yeh] ha-       masculine singular agent – his ˀngy-    noun root – finger -aˀyeh  external … Continue reading

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island

Island   yawęnduh  It is an island in water. [ya-wen-dooh] ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – it -węnd- noun root – island -u-        verb root – be in water -h         stative aspect   kawęnduh   Where there is an island in water. … Continue reading

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close, closed

Close, closed -wey-   This verb has to incorporate a noun.  It does not appear by itself   haskweyih   His mouth is closed.  He is mute [hah-skweh-yeeh] ha-       masculine singular agent – his, he -sk-      noun root – mouth (from … Continue reading

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