Be Right

Be right -eri-

aˀumęngyerih      Her word is right; she is agreeable, willing.

[ah-ah-oo-men-gyeh-reeh]

aˀ-                    factual

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – she, her

-męngy-           noun root – word

-eri-                  verb root – be right

-h                     punctual aspect

 

teˀumęngyerihęˀ    Her word is not right.  She is not agreeable, willing

[teh-eh-oo-men-gyeh-ree-hen-en]

teˀ                    negative

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – she, her

-męngy-           noun root – word

-eri-                  verb root – be right

-hęˀ                  stative aspect

 

ayemęngyerihęˀ     My word is right.  I am willing, agreeable

[ah-yeh-men-gyeh-reeh-hen-en]

aye-                 1st person singular patient – I, my

-męngy-           noun root – word, voice

-eri                   verb root – be right

-hęˀ                  stative aspect

 

tąˀą       teˀutrižerihasęndiˀ                                            d’         uhšutaˀ

not       a matter, story did not seem right to her         who     her grandmother

The story does not seem right to her grandmother.

 

teˀutrižerihasęndiˀ  A story did not seem right to her.

[teh-eh-oo-tree-zheh-reeh-hah-sen-dee-ee]

teˀ-                   negative

-u-                    feminine-zoic singular patient – her

-t-                     semi-reflexive

-riž-                  noun root – matter, affair, story

-eri-                  verb root – be right

-hasęnd-           dative root suffix

-iˀ                     stative aspect

 

ahutrižerihas                                                    de        hiwey              He believe his spouse.

he believed her matter was right                     who     his spouse

ahutrižerehas       He believed her matter was right.

[ah-hoo-tree-zheh-reh-has]

a-                     factual

-hu-                  feminine-zoic singular agent + masculine singular patient – she – him

-t-                     semi-reflexive

-riz-                  noun root – matter

-eri-                  verb root – be right

-has                  dative root suffix + punctual aspect

 

usažutižerih           They (f) would be right again, healthy.

[oo-sah-zhoo-tee-zeh-reeh]

u-                     optative

-s-                    repetitive

-až-                  optative

-utiž-                feminine-zoic plural patient – they (f)

-eri-                  verb root – be right

-h                     punctual aspect

 

ongyah            tewahęhte                    tiža                   ǫngyerihęh

anywhere         it didn’t lead                as much           space, land is right.

It didn’t lead to any place that was right.

 

ongyerihęh           Space, land is right

[on-gyeh-ree-henh]

ǫngy-               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-eri-                  verb root – be right

-hęh                 stative aspect

 

 

 

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