yoołkááł

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yi- (night, dawn) + yi- (progressive mode prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier) + -kááł (progressive verb stem)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

yoołkááł

  1. to become day, daytime
  2. to be a date, day
    Níłchʼitsoh 16, 2014go yoołkááł — today’s date is December 16, 2014.
    tááʼtsʼáadahgóó yoołkááł dííshjį́, Ndaʼiinííshtoday is the 13th, Friday.

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is limited to expression in the third person.

This verb is conjugated only in the progressive mode.

Noun[edit]

yoołkááł

  1. day, date

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