Be long – -ǫts-
There are two verb roots that mean ‘be long’ in Wyandot. The one found most often is -es-, which requires the incorporation of a noun root or noun stem. This verb does not incorporate either one. It typically appears after a particle
Tuh inyǫtsih How long is it?
inyǫtsih It is long.
iny- partitive – such
-ǫts- feminine-zoic singular agent – it + verb root – be long
-ih stative aspect
deˀka inyǫtsih It is this long.
Šeyanę inyǫtsih It is very long
Šeyanę very, greatly
deˀka sę atayǫstęh Please make it for me of this length.
atayǫstęh Make it long for me.
-ay- 1st person singular patient – me
-ǫs- verb root – be long
-t- causative root suffix
-ęh imperative aspect