níyol

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni- (terminal aspect) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -yol (to blow, perfective verb stem)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

níyol

  1. wind

Verb[edit]

níyol

  1. it is windy (literally, "the wind arrived blowing")

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is semantically limited to expression in the third person.

This is a neuter verb that uses only the perfective mode.