bééhózin

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Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

b- (3rd person object prefix) + -é- (about) + -ná- (about) + -ho- (spatial) + -ni- (lexical prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -zin (imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

bééhózin

  1. it is known about, there is knowledge about it, to know about something

Usage notes[edit]

Preceded by the postpositional pronoun + ł, as in:

  • Shił bééhózin: I know it, know about it
  • Doo bił bééhózin da: She/he/it doesn't know it, doesn't know about it
  • Tʼáadoo bił bééhóziní da: There is no one who knows about it

This verb is limited to expression in the third person.

This is a neuter verb that only uses the imperfective stem.

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