to number

Number -ye-  

 

ehšrǫnkyaˀ                   ašęhk               iwayeh                         You will cut three logs.

you will cut a log        three                it is such a number

 

iwayeh                 It is such a number.

[ee-wah-yeh]

iw-                   partitive

-a-                    feminine-zoic singular – it

-ye-                  verb root – number

-h                     stative aspect

 

aˀtemętayeh           Every day.

[ah-ah-teh-men-tah-yeh]

aˀ-                    translocative

-tem-                dualic

-ęt-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it + noun root – day

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ye-                  verb root – number

-h                     stative aspect

ašęhk               iskwahsǫtayeh                         Three nights.

three               such a number of nights

 

iskwahsǫtayeh      It is such a number of nights.

[ee-skwah-son-tah-yeh]

i-                      partitive

-skw-               repetitive

-ahsǫt-             noun root – night

-a-                    joiner vowel

-ye-                  verb root – number

-h                     stative aspect

 

hutiˀtarayeˀ            They (m) have such a number of clans.

[hoo-tee-ee-tah-rah-yeh-eh]

huti-                 masculine plural patient – they (m)

-ˀtar-                 noun root – clay, clan

-a-                    joiner vowel

-yę-                  verb root – number

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

hateyǫˀ             undenyǫhšayęˀ            Every year.  Each year.

every time       it is a year

undenyǫhšayeˀ      It is a year

[oon-den-yonh-shah-yeh-eh]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ndenyǫ-          verb root – overcome

-hs-                  nominalizer

-a-                    joiner verb

-ye-                  verb root – number

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

Number of humans  -ǫ-

 

imęnǫh                 They (humans) (f) number such.

[ee-men-nonh]

im-                   partitive

-ęn-                  feminine-zoic plural agent – they (f)

-ǫ-                    verb root – number of humans

-h                     stative aspect

 

ihęnǫh                   They (humans) (m) number such.

[ee-hen-nonh]

i-                      partitive

-hęn-                masculine plural agent – they (m)

-ǫ-                    verb root – number of humans

-h                     stative aspect

 

Number in a Series -atǫ- ‘become’ + -ˀt- causative root suffix

 

uwihš               ekwatǫˀtaˀ                                            It is the fifth.

five                  it is such a number in a series

 

ekwatǫˀtaˀ  It is such a number in a series.

[eh-kwah-ton-on-tah-ah]

ekw-    dualic

-atǫ-     verb root – become

-ˀt-        causative root suffix

-aˀ        habitual aspect

 

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