The noun root for ‘name’

-hšęnd – name

 

yahšęndaˀ    name

[yah-shen-dah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent

-hšęnd-                        noun root – name

-aˀ                    stative aspect

 

hǫmahšęndaęʼ       They (m) are putting, placing, respecting his name.

[hon-mah-shen-dah-en-en]

hǫma-              masculine plural agent + masculine singular patient – they – his

-hšęnd-                        noun root – name

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ę-                    verb root – put, place

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

Hahšęndaseh       He has a new name. (male name)

[hah-shen-dah-seh]

ha-                   masculine singular agent – he

-hšend-                        noun root – name

-ase-                 verb root – be new

-h                     stative aspect

 

Tehahšęndayeh     He has two names. (male name)

[teh-hah-sen-day-yeh]

Te-                   dualic

-ha-                  masculine singular agent – he

-hšęnd-                        noun root – name

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ye-                  verb root – number

-h                     stative aspect

 

Huhšęndayehte    He bears a name around his neck. (male Bear clan name)

[hooh-shen-dah-yeh-teh]

hu-                   masculine singular patient – he

-hšęd-              noun root – name

-a-                    joiner vowel

-yehte            verb root – bear around neck or shoulder + stative aspect

 

 

Skahšęnduwat       She has a very large, great name (female name)

[skah-shen-doo-wat]

s-                     repetitive – very

-ka-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-hšęnd-                        noun root – name

-uwat               verb root- be large + stative aspect

 

ayehšęndamęh     It is my name.

[ah-yeh-shen-dah-menh]

aye-                 1st person singular patient – my

-hšęnd-                        noun root – name

-a-                    joiner vowel

-mę-                 verb root – have

-h                     stative aspect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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