Domestic Animals

 

Domestic Animals

 

-senę– – be a domestic animal of

 

ayesęnˀąh   It is my domestic animal, my pet.

[ah-yeh-sen-en-anh]

aye-     feminine-zoic singular agent + 1st person singular patient  – it – my

senę-  verb root – be a domestic animal of

-ˀ-         stative aspect

-ąh       diminutive aspect suffix

 

sasęnˀąh     It is your domestic animal, your pet.

[sah-sen-en-anh]

sa-        feminine-zoic singular agent + 2nd person singular patient – it -you, your

senę-  verb root – be a domestic animal of

-ˀ-         stative aspect

-ąh       diminutive aspect suffix

 

husenęˀąh    It is his domestic animal, his pet.

[hoo-sen-en-anh]

hu-       feminine singular agent + masculine singular patient -it – him, his

senę-  verb root – be a domestic animal of

-ˀ-         stative aspect

-ąh       diminutive aspect suffix

 

usenęˀąh      It is her domestic animal, her pet.

[oo-sen-en-anh]

u-         feminine-zoic singular agent + feminine-zoic singular patient – it – her

senę-  verb root – be a domestic animal of

-ˀ-         stative aspect

-ąh       diminutive aspect suffix

 

Tuh    iyaˀatsih sasęnˀąh   What is your pet called?

 

iyaˀatsih       She, it is called, named such.

[ee-yah-ah-tseeh]

i-          partitive – such

ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – she, it

ˀats-      verb root – name, be named, called

-ih        stative aspect

 

Trudy iyaˀatsih                Trudy she is called.

Gus ihaˀatsih                   Gus he is called.

 

ihaˀatsih       he is called, named such

[ee-hah-ah-tseeh]

i-          partitive ‘such’

-ha-      masculine singular agent – he

-ˀats-    verb root – name, be named, called

-ih        stative aspect

 

Noun for Domestic Animal, Pet: -ndaskw-

 

yandaskwaˀ           domestic animal, pet

[yan-dah-skwah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndaskw-        noun root – domestic animal, pet

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

hundaskwaęh        He has a pet, pets.

[hoon-dah-skwa-enh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient  – he

ndaskw-        noun root – domestic animal, pet

-aˀ                    noun suffix

-ę-                    verb root – have

-h                     stative aspect

 

undaskwaęh          She has a pet, pets.

[oon-dah-skwa-enh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – she

ndaskw-        noun root – domestic animal, pet

-aˀ                    noun suffix

-ę-                    verb root – have

-h                     stative aspect

 

Dog – bark – -nyęn- 

 

yanyęnǫh               It barks many times; it is a dog.

[yah-nyen-onh]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – she, it

-nyęn-             verb root – bark

–nǫ-                 distributive – many times

-h                     stative aspect

 

yanyęnǫh                     teyǫhǫtetsihs                            They are long-eared dogs.

dogs                             they (f) have long ears

 

teyǫhǫtetsihs         They (f) have long ears.

[teh-yon-hon-teh-tseehs]

te-                    dualic

-yǫ-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – they (f)

-hǫt-                 noun root – ear(s)

-ets-                 verb root – be long

-i-                     stative aspect

-hs                   plural aspect suffix

 

cat                                  takuš

[tah-koosh]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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