silá

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-s- (durative-static aspect) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -lá (to move (of a rope-like object), perfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

silá

  1. it (a rope-like object) lies somewhere, is located somewhere
  2. they (a pair of objects) lie around somewhere, are located somewhere
  3. it (an object of unknown shape) lies somewhere, is located somewhere

Usage notes[edit]

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

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

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