ádin

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See also: Adin, adın, and Adın

Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼá-(comparative) + -Ø- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø-(classifier) + -din (neuter imperfective stem of root -DĮĮD, “to disappear”)

Verb[edit]

ádin

  1. there is nothing, there is none
    dibé nihee ádin — we have no sheep
    shee ádin — I have none; I have none of it; I don’t have it
  2. he/she/it is absent
  3. he/she/it is deceased, extinct
    Hastiin R. C. Gorman yę́ę ádin.
    Mr. R. C. Gorman has died/passed away.

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni)

NEUTER IMPF. singular duoplural plural
1st person áníshdin ániidin ádaniidin
2nd person ánídin ánóhdin ádanohdin
3rd person ádin ádaadin
4th person ájídin ádajídin

Verbal stems[edit]

  • IMPERFECTIVE: -dįįh
  • NEUTER IMPERFECTIVE: -din
  • PERFECTIVE: -dįįd
  • FUTURE: -dįįł
  • ITERATIVE: -dįįh

Derived terms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ádin

  1. zero

Synonyms[edit]