Being Afraid

Being Afraid – akerǫ- [a- conjugation]

 

ayakerǫdih          I am afraid

[ah-yah-keh-ron-deeh]

ay-                   1st person singular patient – I

 -akerǫ-           verb root – be afraid

-ndi-                 inchoative root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

Kwižuh sakerǫdih  Are you afraid?

[kwee-zhooh]

 

sakerǫdih    You are afraid.

[sah-keh-ron-deeh]

s-                     2nd person singular patient – you (singular)

-akerǫ-            verb root – be afraid

-ndi-                 inchoative root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

Hęh     ayakerǫdih            Yes, I am afraid

 

ąˀą     tewayakerǫdih      No, I am not afraid

[an-an]

 

tewayakerǫdih      I am not afraid.

[teh-wah-yah-keh-ron-deeh]

tew-                 negative

ay-                   1st person singular patient – I

 -akerǫ-           verb root – be afraid

-ndi-                 inchoative root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

hukerǫdih               He is afraid.

[hoo-keh-ron-deeh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient – he

-kerǫ-              verb root – be afraid

-ndi-                 inchoative root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

ukerǫdih               She is afraid.

[oo-keh-ron-deeh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – she

-kerǫ-              verb root – be afraid

-ndi-                 inchoative root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

 

 

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