óltaʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔo̞l˦.txäʔ˨]

Etymology[edit]

ʼa- (unspecified person object prefix) + -ó- (“directed at”, combining form of yíní- in the 3rd person) + -l- (classifier, passive)-taʼ (imperfective stem of root -TAʼ, “to read, to count”).

Verb[edit]

óltaʼ

  1. simple passive form of ółtaʼ: reading or counting (of something unspecified) is happening

Noun[edit]

óltaʼ

  1. school
    Óltaʼgóó déyá — I’m going to school.
  2. reading
Derived terms[edit]