twist, turn

Twist, Turn – tase-

aʼyakyaʼtataseʼ      I turned myself completely around. (with -aʼt- ‘body’)

[ah-ah-yah-kyah-ah-tah-ta-seh-eh]

aˀ-                    factual

-y-                    1st person singular agent – I

-aky-                semi-reflexive voice

-aˀt-                  noun root – body

-a-                    joiner vowel

-tase-                verb root – twist, turn

-ˀ                       stative aspect

 

Tehatǫtarataseˀ             He is a lake twisted in two. (male Striped Turtle name)

[teh-hah-ton-tah-rah-tah-seh-eh]

te-                                dualic

h-                                 masculine agent – he

-at-                               semi-reflexive voice

-ǫtar                           noun root – lake

-a-                                joiner vowel

-tase                             verb root – twist, turn

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

Tehatrǫnyataseˀ            His sky is twisted.   (male Bear Clan name)

[teh-hah-tron-yah-tah-seh-eh]

te-                                dualic

-h-                                masculine singular agent – his

-at-                               semi-reflexive voice

-rǫny-                          noun root – sky

-a-                                joiner vowel

-tase-                            verb root – turn, twist

-ˀ                                  stative aspect

 

ahǫtetaseˀ                      They (m) twisted themselves, formed a circle.

[ah-hon-the-tah-seh-eh]

a-                                 factual

-hǫ-                              masculine plural agent – they (m)

-te-                               semi-reflexive voice

-tase-                            verb root – twist, turn

-ˀ                                  punctual aspect

 

 

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