naazhjaaʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (around) + -z- (durative-static aspect) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -jaaʼ (to move (of multiple small objects), perfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

naazhjaaʼ

  1. they (groups of small objects) lie around somewhere, are located somewhere

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is limited to expression in the third person and refers to multiple groups of items. For a single group, use the verb shijaaʼ.

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

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