call

Call – -ngyaˀtęhs-

With this verb root there is always an agent doing the call and a patient being called.  In no form in the Narratives do we find the stative aspect.

ayǫngyaˀtęhs        She calls them (ind).

[ah-yon-gyah-ah-tens]

ayǫ-                 feminine-zoic singular agent – she + indefinite patient – she – them

ngyaˀtęs           verb root – call + habitual aspect

 

ehayungyaˀtęhs     He will call them (f)

[eh-hah-yoon-gyah-ah-tenhs]

e-                     future

-hayu-              masculine singular agent + feminine-zoic plural patient – he – them (f)

-ngyaˀtęhs        verb root – call + punctual aspect

 

utahayǫngyaˀtęhs He called to them (f) then

[oo-tah-yǫn-gya-ah-tenhs]

u-                     factual

-t-                     cislocative

-a-                    factual

-hayǫ-              masculine singular agent + feminine-zoic plural patient  – he -them (f)

-ngyaˀtęhs        verb root – call + punctual aspect

 

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