ákótʼé

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼá- (thus) + -kó- (thus) + -Ø- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-tʼé (neuter imperfective stem of root -TʼEʼ, “to be”)

Verb[edit]

ákótʼé

  1. he/she/it is right, correct
  2. he/she/it is thus
    doo bił ákótʼée dahe/she disapproves

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni)

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person ákóníshtʼé ákóniitʼé ákódaniitʼé
2nd person ákónítʼé ákónóhtʼé ákódanohtʼé
3rd person ákótʼé ákódaatʼé
4th person ákójítʼé ákódajítʼé

Antonyms[edit]