Trees and Sky – nouns and names

2019 – Gathering – Language Lesson #2 – Nouns and Names

-rǫt- tree, log, pole

yarǫtaˀ       tree, log, pole

[yah-ron-tah-ah]

ya-       feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫt-     noun root – tree, log, pole

-aˀ        noun suffix

 

karǫtuˀ       It is where there are poles in water (Toronto)

[kah-ron-too-oo]

k-         cislocative – where, here

-a-        feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫt-     noun root – tree, log, pole

-u-        verb root – be in water

-ˀ          stative aspect

 

karǫtaęh      Where a log lies (Detroit)

[kah-ron-tah-enh]

k-         cislocative – where

-a-        feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫt-     noun root – tree, log, pole

-a-        joiner vowel

-ę-        verb root – lie

-h         stative aspect

 

urǫtǫndih   A pole is made, Warpole.  (Porcupine clan)

[oo-ron-ton-deeh]

u-         feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-rǫt-     noun root – tree, log, pole

-ǫndi-  verb root – make

-h         stative aspect

 

Teyarǫtuyęh           It is between two logs, between the logs: Between the Logs

[teh-yah-ron-too-yenh]

te-                                dualic – two

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫt-                             noun root – tree, log, pole

-uyę-                            verb root – be at the meeting, merging point, the fork

-h                                 stative aspect

 

Tehutrǫturęˀ           He splits a log in two: Splitlog

[teh-hoo-tron-too-ren-en]

te-                    dualic

-hu-                  masculine singular patient – he

-t-                     semi-reflexive

-rǫt-                 noun root – tree, log, pole

-urę-                 verb root –  split in two

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

-rǫny-  sky

yarǫnyaˀ               sky

[yah-ron-yah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫny-             noun root – it

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

Harǫnyuˀ                      He is sky in the water. (Wolf clan)

[hah-ron-yoo-oo]

ha-                               masculine singular agent – he

-rǫny-                          noun root – sky

-u-                                verb root – be in water

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

Teharǫnyuręˀ                  He is splitting, or he has split the sky in two.  (Large

[teh-hah-ron-yoo-reh-eh] Turtle clan)

te-                                dualic

-ha-                              masculine singular agent – he

rǫny-                         noun root – sky

-urę-                             verb root – split in two

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

Šateyarǫnyah                It is of the same size as the sky (Porcupine Clan).

[shah-teh-yah-ron-yah]   (unfortunately better known as Leather Lips)

ša-                                coincident

-te-                               dualic

-ya-                              feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-rǫny-                          noun root – sky

-a-                                verb root – be a size

-h                                 stative aspect

 

Yarǫyaˀawiˀ                     She is sailing, canoeing in the sky.

[yah-ron-yah-ah-wee-ee]          (Catherine Coon Johnson, Deer clan)

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – she

-rǫny-                         noun root – sky

-a-                                joiner vowel

-ˀawi-                           verb root – sail, canoe

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

 

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