Have as step-child

Have as Step-Child -ndu-

 

handuˀah    He has her as step-child, his step-daughter, her step-father.

[han-doo-oo-ah]

ha-       masculine singular agent + feminine-zoic singular patient – he – her

-ndu-    verb root – have as step-child

-ˀ-         stative aspect

-ah       diminutive aspect suffix

 

unduˀah     She has her as step-child, her step-daughter, her step-mother.

[oon-doo-oo-ah]

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

-ndu-    verb root – have as step-child

-ˀ          stative aspect

-ah       diminutive aspect suffix

 

hunduˀah     He or she has him as his or her step-child, his or her step-son

[hoon-doo-oo-ah]

hu-       masculine/feminine-zoic singular agent – masculine singular patient – (s)he – him

-ndu-    verb root – have as step-child

-ˀ-         stative aspect

-ah       diminutive aspect suffix

 

ahunduˀastaˀ[1]      He or she made him as his or her step-child, his or her step-son.

[ah-hoon-doo-oo-ah-stah-ah]

a-         factual

-hu-      masculine/feminine-zoic singular agent – masculine singular patient – (s)he – him

-nduˀ-   verb root – have as step-child

-ast-     causative-instrumental root suffix

-aˀ        punctual aspect

 

[1] Despite the fact that this term seems to have  -ˀa- as part of the verb root, I believe that the fact that Wendat has       -ndo- as the verb root, and the general use of the diminutive aspect suffix for parent to child relationships means that there is a diminutive aspect suffix in the other words.

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