daatsaah

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

da- (death) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -tsaah (imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

daatsaah

  1. he/she is sick, ill (in the imperfective mode)
  2. he/she died (in other modes)

Usage notes[edit]

The stem used for one subject is different from the stem used for multiple subjects. For dual or plural subjects, see niné.

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person daastsaah
2nd person danitsaah
3rd person daatsaah
4th person dajitsaah
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dasétsą́
2nd person dasínítsą́
3rd person daaztsą́
4th person dajiztsą́