shijaaʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

shijaaʼ

  1. they (relatively small objects) lie somewhere, are located somewhere

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is limited to expression in the singular third person. For multiple objects, use the verb naazhjaaʼ.

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

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