naaʼnaʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (circuital, atelic) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -d- (classifier) + -naʼ (imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

naaʼnaʼ

  1. he/she/it crawls about

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person naashʼnaʼ neiiʼnaʼ nideiiʼnaʼ
2nd person naniʼnaʼ naahʼnaʼ nidaahʼnaʼ
3rd person naaʼnaʼ nidaaʼnaʼ
4th person nijiʼnaʼ nidajiʼnaʼ
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nisisʼnaʼ nisiiʼnaʼ nidasiiʼnaʼ
2nd person nisíníʼnaʼ nisoohʼnaʼ nidasoohʼnaʼ
3rd person naasʼnaʼ nidaasʼnaʼ
4th person nijisʼnaʼ nidajisʼnaʼ
FUTURE singular duoplural plural
1st person ndeeshʼnah ndiiʼnah ndadiiʼnah
2nd person ndííʼnah ndoohʼnah ndadoohʼnah
3rd person ndooʼnah ndadooʼnah
4th person nizhdooʼnah ndazhdooʼnah

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • IMPERFECTIVE: -naʼ
  • PERFECTIVE: -naʼ
  • FUTURE: -nah
  • ITERATIVE: -nah
  • OPTATIVE: -nééh