dogs

yanyęnǫh             She or it barks many times.  It is a dog.

[yan-yen-nonh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she or it

-nyę-                verb root – bark

-nǫ-                  distributive root suffix

-h                     stative aspect

 

hanyęh                  He is barking.

[han-yenh]

ha-                   masculine singular agent – he

-nyę-                verb root – bark

-h                     stative aspect

 

hangyak               He often barks

[han-gyak]

ha-                   masculine singular agent – he

-ngy-               verb root – bark

-ak                   habitual aspect

 

ekwatingyah          They (f) will howl.

[eh-kwah-teen-gyah]

e-                     future

-kw-                 dualic

-ati-                  feminine-zoic plural agent – they (f)

-ngya-             verb root – howl

-h                     punctual aspect

 

ayuˀ            aseh            Come here!

[ah-yoo-oo]

here

 

aseh            Come here!

[ah-she]

a-         cislocative – here

-s-        imperative + 2nd person singular agent – you

-e-        verb root – come

-h         imperative aspect

 

sętęt                      Drop the stick.[1]

[sen-tent]

s-                     imperative + 2nd person singular agent – you

-ęt-                   noun root – stick

-ę-                    verb root – fall

-t                      causative root suffix + imperative aspect

 

tehahǫhtetsih       He has long ears.

[teh-hah-honh-teh-tseeh]

te-                    dualic

-h-                    masculine singular agent – he

-ahǫt-               noun root – ear(s)

-ets-                 verb root – be long

-ih                    stative aspect

 

yaʼngyarahka        It is a short tail

[yah-an-gyah-rah-kah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ˀngyar-            noun root – tail (of a four-legged animal)

-ahka               verb root – be short + stative aspect

[1] With this verb you have to say what it is that should be dropped.

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