naazyį́

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (around) + -z- (durative-static aspect) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -yį́ (to move (of a load or body of water), perfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

naazyį́

  1. they (loads or packs) lie around somewhere, are located somewhere
  2. they (bodies of water) lie around somewhere, are located somewhere

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is limited to expression in the third person and refers to multiple items. For a single item, use the verb siyį́.

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

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