naalnish

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (circuital, atelic) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -l- (classifier) + -nish (to work, imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

naalnish

  1. he/she is working
  2. he/she is employed

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person naashnish neiilnish nideiilnish
2nd person nanilnish naołnish nidaałnish
3rd person naalnish nidaalnish
4th person nijilnish nidajilnish
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nishishnish nishiilnish nidashiilnish
2nd person nishínílnish nishoołnish nidashoołnish
3rd person naashnish nidaashnish
4th person nijishnish nidajishnish

Related terms[edit]

  • IMPERFECTIVE: -nish
  • PERFECTIVE: -nish
  • FUTURE: -nish
  • ITERATIVE: -nish
  • OPTATIVE: -nish