ánéeltʼeʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼá- (comparative) + -ní- (comparative) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -l- (classifier)-tʼé (perfective stem of root -TʼEʼ, “to be”)

Verb[edit]

ánéeltʼeʼ

  1. they are in relative number
    Aghá ánéeltʼeʼ.They are in majority.
    Aʼoh ánéeltʼeʼ.They are in minority.

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is only used in the duoplural.

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter perfective (ni), plural only

PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person   áníiltʼeʼ  
2nd person   ánóołtʼeʼ  
3rd person ánéeltʼeʼ  
4th person ázhnéeltʼeʼ  

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Noun[edit]

ánéeltʼeʼ

  1. number

Synonyms[edit]