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yesterday, today and tomorrow

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow   ahšiteˀ                                               yesterday [ah-shee-teh-eh]   Ši                mahšiteˀ                Day before yesterday, [shee]          [mah-shee-eh-eh] Far                   yesterday   k’      ętateˀ                              Today [this     it is a day]   ętateˀ                     it is a day [en-tah-teh-eh] ęnt-                  feminine-zoic singular … Continue reading

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Times of the Day

Times of the Day   Dawn   aʼurhęhaˀ             It is daybreak. [ah-ah-oo-rhen-hah-ah] aˀ-                    factual -u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient -rhę-                 verb root – dawn -ha                   inchoative root suffix -ˀ                      punctual aspect   Morning   ahsǫ   uˀrahwiye    morning, still it is … Continue reading

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trick, trickster

Trick, Harm, Injure:  -erǫ–      This verb does not incorporate nouns.   ahahšerǫʼ             He tricked you (s). [ah-hah-seh-ron-on] a-                     factual -haš-                masculine singular agent + 2nd person singular patient – he – you -erǫ-                 verb root – trick, harm, … Continue reading

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be sharp, dull

Dull and Sharp   Be Sharp –ukye-   This form of the verb always incorporates nouns.   uˀšrukyeh             It is a sharp axe. [oo-oo-shroo-kyeh] u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it -ˀšr-                  noun root – axe -ukye-              verb root – … Continue reading

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