-GHĄ́Ą́ʼ

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See also: -ghą́ą́ʼ

Navajo[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *ɣ̇an (to make plural objects, to kill plural objects).

Cognate root found in Ahtna esghaan (I am killing them).

Root[edit]

-GHĄ́Ą́ʼ

  1. to kill plural objects
Theme Category Bases Reciprocal/Reflexive (+d)
ʼa + ł operative

S kills plural O

plural S kill each other / themselves

Stem set[edit]

Aspect IMP PERF FUT ITER OPT
MOM -ghą́ -ghą́ą́ʼ -ghą́ą́ł -ghą́ą́h -ghą́ą́h

See also Appendix: Roots and stems derivation.

Derived terms[edit]

Navajo terms belonging to the root -GHĄ́Ą́ʼ (kill)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *ɣ̇ʊn (to snore, to growl).

Cognate root found in Ahtna yutnełghan (he growled at him).

Root[edit]

-GHĄ́Ą́ʼ

  1. to snore
Theme Category Bases Transitive bases (O + ł)
ʼa + ł operative

S snores

Stem set[edit]

Aspect IMP PERF FUT ITER OPT
MOM -ghą́ą́h -ghą́ą́ʼ -ghą́ą́ł -ghą́ą́h -ghą́ą́ʼ
DUR -ghą́ą́ʼ -ghą́ą́ʼ -ghą́ą́ł -ghą́ą́h -ghą́ą́ʼ

See also Appendix: Roots and stems derivation.

Derived terms[edit]

Navajo terms belonging to the root -GHĄ́Ą́ʼ (snore)