Hole

Be a Hole –(h/y)aręht-

This verb always incorporates a noun root.

 

Yuhšaharęht                  One has a hole in the mouth (character in Narratives)

[yooh-shah-hah-renht]

y-         partitive

-u-        feminine-zoic singular patient – one

-hš-      noun root – mouth

-a-        joiner vowel

-haręht verb root – be a hole + stative aspect

 

urendaharęht      It is a hole in the rock, a cave.

[oo-ren-dah-hah-renht]

u-         feminine-zoic singular patient – one

-rend-   noun root – rock

-a-        joiner vowel

-haręht verb root – be a hole + stative aspect

 

aˀtuhǫhtayaręhtę    He made holes in his ears

[ah-ah-too-honhtah-ren-ten]

aˀ-        factual

t-          dualic

-u-        masculine singular agent + masculine singular patient – he – his

-hǫht-   noun root – ear, ears

-a-        joiner vowel

-yaręht- verb root – be a hole

-ę         punctual aspect

 

hahkaręnt              his hole (i.e., his mouth)

[hah-kah-rent]

h-                     masculine agent – his

-ahk-                semi-reflexive

-aręnht             verb root – be a  hole + stative aspect

 

Hole in a Tree -skwaˀr-/-skwęˀar-

 

uskwaˀraharęht                              It is a hole in a tree.

[oo-skwah-ah-rah-hah-rent]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-skwaˀr-           noun root – hole in a tree

-a-                    joiner vowel

-haręht             verb root – have a hole + stative aspect

 

kyuhskwęˀaraharenht      Where there is a hole in a tree.

[kyooh-skwen-en-ah-rah-hah-rent]

ky-                   cislocative

uh-                   feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-skwęˀar-         noun root – hole in a tree

-a-                    joiner vowel

-harenht           verb root – be a  hole + stative aspect

 

uhskwęˀarąyǫh    It is inside a hole, hollow in a tree.

[ooh-skwen-en-ah-rah-yonh]

uh-                   feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-skwęˀar-         noun root – hole in a tree

-ąyǫ-                verb root – be inside

-h                     stative aspect

 

 

 

 

 

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