óltaʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʼo̞l˦.txäʼ˨]

Etymology 1[edit]

ʼa- (unspecified object prefix) + ó- (from yí- (directed at) + ní- (thematic prefix related to vision)) + -∅- (3rd person subject prefix) + -l- (classifier: often a passive marker) + -taʼ (imperfective verb stem: to count, to read)

Verb[edit]

óltaʼ

  1. Simple passive form of ółtaʼ; reading or counting is happening

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from verb form óltaʼ.

Noun[edit]

óltaʼ

  1. school
    Óltaʼgóó déyá — I’m going to school.
  2. reading
Derived terms[edit]