Names with Lakes

Names with Lakes

 

The noun root -ǫtar- means ‘lake’.

 

Ǫtareiwęh            It is a very big lake. (female Deer clan)

[on-tah-reh-ee-wenh]

ǫtar-                 feminine-zoic singular agent – it + noun root – lake

-e-                    verb root – be water

-iwę-                verb root – be large

-h                     stative aspect

 

Ǫtaręmaǫh           She is carrying, bearing a lake (female Bear clan)

[on-tah-ren-mah-onh]

ƍtar-                 feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-ęma-               verb root – carry, bring

-ƍh                   stative aspect

 

Ǫtarayǫrat          It is a white lake (underwater cat). (male Large Turtle Clan)

[on-tah-rah-yon-rat]

ǫtar-                 feminine-zoic singular agent – it’ + noun root – lake

-a-                    joiner vowel

-yǫrat               verb root –  be white + stative aspect

 

Taǫtariayi            He cuts the lake in two. (male)

[t-ha-on-tah-ree-ah-yee]

t-                      dualic

-a-                    masculine singular agent – he

-ǫtar-                noun root – lake

-iay-                 verb root – cut, break in two

-i                      stative aspect

 

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