nineez

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni- (adjectival prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -neez (to be long, imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

nineez

  1. it is long; he/she is tall
    kǫʼ naʼałbąąsii nineez — the train is long.

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nisneez niiʼneez daniiʼneez
2nd person níneez nohneez danohneez
3rd person nineez danineez
4th person jíneez dajíneez