adiníłdíín

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Etymology[edit]

ʼa- ‎(unspecified person object prefix) + -di- ‎(fire) + -yíní- ‎(directed at) + -Ø- ‎(3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- ‎(classifier) + -díín (imperfective stem of root -DÍÍN, "light shines")

Verb[edit]

adiníłdíín

  1. he/she/it is directing, casting or reflecting light

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective, with some irregularities.

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person adííníshdíín adííníildíín daʼdííníildíín
2nd person adííníłdíín adíínółdíín daʼdíínółdíín
3rd person adiníłdíín daʼdiníłdíín
4th person adizhníłdíín dazhdiʼníłdíín

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