náhásdlį́į́ʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ná- (returning back) + ha- (spatial subject prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -s- (si-perfective marker) + -d- (classifier) + -lį́į́ʼ (become, come into being, perfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

náhásdlį́į́ʼ

  1. he/she/it regenerates, comes back into being, is restored, has become again
    hózhǫ́ náhásdlį́į́ʼ
    it has become beauty again; harmony is restored
    Ńléí eʼeʼaah biyaají diné náhodideesdlį́į́ʼ jiní.
    The Navajos regenerated there in the west, it is said.
    Dąągo nahasdzáán bikááʼ tłʼoh bee hodootłʼizh nínáhádleeh.
    In the springtime the earth’s surface gets back to its cover of green.

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