achʼiish

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼa- (unspecified person object prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -chʼiish (to cut, imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

achʼiish

  1. he/she is cutting
  2. he/she is brushing, filing, sanding

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person ashchʼiish iichʼiish daʼiichʼiish
2nd person íchʼiish ohchʼiish daʼohchʼiish
3rd person achʼiish daʼachʼiish
4th person ajichʼiish daʼjichʼiish
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person ííchʼiizh iichʼiizh daʼiichʼiizh
2nd person ííníchʼiizh oochʼiizh daʼoochʼiizh
3rd person ííchʼiizh daʼííchʼiizh
4th person ajííchʼiizh daʼjííchʼiizh

Related terms[edit]

  • yichʼiish
  • yichʼish
  • IMPERFECTIVE: -chʼiish
  • PERFECTIVE: -chʼiizh
  • FUTURE: -chʼish
  • ITERATIVE: -chʼish
  • OPTATIVE: -chʼiish