naaʼnaʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (circuital prefix) + -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 nadeiiʼnaʼ
2nd person naniʼnaʼ naahʼnaʼ nadaahʼnaʼ
3rd person naaʼnaʼ nadaaʼnaʼ
4th person najiʼnaʼ nadajiʼnaʼ
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nisisʼnaʼ nisiiʼnaʼ nidasiiʼnaʼ
2nd person nisíníʼnaʼ nisoohʼnaʼ nidasoohʼnaʼ
3rd person naasʼnaʼ nidaasʼnaʼ
4th person nijisʼnaʼ nidajisʼnaʼ

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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