íhoołʼaah

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼa- (unspecified person object prefix) + - (“against, reaching” ) + -ho- (space, area, things) + -yi- (transitional) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-ʼaah (transitional imperfective stem of root -ʼĄ́Ą́ʼ, “to learn”)

Verb[edit]

íhoołʼaah

  1. to learn, to train, to receive education
    Bee íhooshʼaah. — Iʼm learning about it.
  2. Second-person singular imperfective form of íhoołʼaah
  3. Second-person duoplural imperfective form of íhoołʼaah

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Transitional (yii/yii).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person íhooshʼaah íhwiilʼaah ídahwiilʼaah
2nd person íhoołʼaah íhoołʼaah ídahoołʼaah
3rd person íhoołʼaah ídahoołʼaah
4th person íhojiiłʼaah ídahojiiłʼaah
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person íhoołʼą́ą́ʼ íhwiilʼą́ą́ʼ ídahwiilʼą́ą́ʼ
2nd person íhwiiniłʼą́ą́ʼ íhoołʼą́ą́ʼ ídahoołʼą́ą́ʼ
3rd person íhoołʼą́ą́ʼ ídahoołʼą́ą́ʼ
4th person íhojiiłʼą́ą́ʼ ídahojiiłʼą́ą́ʼ

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