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Be a Pipe, Calumet -nǫdamę-

 

yanǫdamęʼ           It is a pipe.

[yah-non-dah-men-en]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-nǫdamę-         verb root – be a pipe

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

yenǫdamęʼ            It is my pipe

[yeh-non-dah-men-en]

ye-                   1st person singular agent – my

-nǫdamę-         verb root – be a pipe

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

Pipe stem -ngyeʼr-   

 

yąngyeʼraʼ           pipe stem (also tail feathers and skirt)

[yan-gyeh-eh-rah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ngyeˀr-            noun root – pipe stem

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

Tobacco -męhm-

 

umęhmąh            tobacco (also a male Large Turtle clan name)

[oo-menh-manh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-męhm-            noun root – tobacco

-ąh                   noun suffix

 

Smoke -hsat-

uhsataʼ        smoke

[ooh-sat-ah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-hsat-               noun root – smoke

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

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