Be Mild, Warm Weather

Be Mild Weather  -ndenǫ

 

This verb root always stands alone.  It does not incorporate any noun roots.  There are related terms in Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora.

 

ayandenǫˀ             It became mild.

[ah-yan-deh-non-on]

a-                     factual

-ya-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndenǫ-            verb root – be mild weather

-ˀ                      punctual aspect

 

ǫndenǫˀ                It (the weather) is mild, warm.

[on-deh-non-on]

ǫ-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ndenǫ-            verb root – be mild weather

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

ǫmandenǫˀ           We are having mild, warm weather.

[on-man-deh-non-on]

ǫma-                1st person plural patient – we

-ndenǫ-            verb root – be mild, warm weather

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

tehutindenǫˀ                  They (m) are not having mild, warm weather.

[teh-hoo-teen-deh-non-on]

te-                    negative

-huti-                masculine plural patient – they (male or a mixed group)

-ndenǫ-            verb root – be mild, warm weather

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

 

 

 

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