Words Related to Mammals

Words Related to Mammals

 

Antlers                         undaʼaraʼ                       antler, horn, hunting pouch

[oon-dah-ah-rah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ndaˀar-            noun root – antler, horn, hunting pouch

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

tehutindaʼaretsihs            They (m) have long horns, antlers.

[teh-hoo-teen-dah-ah-reh-tseehs]

te-                    dualic

-huti-                masculine plural patient – they (m)

-ndaʼar-            noun roothorn, antler, hunting pouch

-ets-                 verb root – be long

-ih                    stative aspect

-s                     plural aspect suffix

 

antler spurs              ustaraʼ                                 spur(s) of antlers

[oo-stah-rah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-star-                noun root – antler spurs

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

Sastaretsih                      He has very long antler spurs.

[s-hah-star-ets-ih]            (male Deer clan name)

s-                     repetitive

-ha-                  masculine singular agent – he

-star-                noun root – antler spurs

-ets-                 verb root – be long

-ih                    stative aspect

 

Claws                    uʼehtaʼ                           claw, talon, fingernail

[oo-oo-eh-tah-ah]

u-                     feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ˀeht-                noun root – claw, talon, fingernail

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

Fur                       yandewaʼ                            fur, pelt, dollar

[yan-deh-wah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndew-             noun root – fur, pelt, dollar

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

skandewat             It is one pelt, one dollar.

[skan-deh-waht]

s-                     repetitive

-ka-                  feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-ndew-             noun root – fur, pelt, dollar

-a-                    joiner vowel

-t                      verb root – be one + stative aspect

 

Paw                                yayǫresaʼ             paw, hand, palm

[yah-yon-reh-sah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-yǫres-             noun root – paw, hand, palm

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

Tail                                        yangyaraʼ              tail, her tail

[yan-gyah-rah-ah]

ya-                   feminine-zoic singular agent – it, her

-ngyar-             noun root – tail

-aˀ                    noun suffix

 

 

 

 

 

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