hanidááh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ha- (up) + ni- (thematic prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -d- (classifier) + -dááh (to dance, celebrate, imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

hanidááh

  1. they are starting to celebrate noisily, boisterously

Usage notes[edit]

This verb cannot be expressed with singular number.

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person haniidááh hadaniidááh
2nd person hanohdááh hadanohdááh
3rd person hanidááh hadanidááh
4th person hazhnidááh hadazhnidááh
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person haniidaaʼ hadaniidaaʼ
2nd person hanoohdaaʼ hadanoohdaaʼ
3rd person hanoodaaʼ hadaneesdaaʼ
4th person hazhnoodaaʼ hadazhneesdaaʼ