adinídíín

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼa- (unspecified person subject prefix) + -di- (fire) + -ní- (ni-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-díín (neuter perfective stem of root -DÍÍN, “to reflect light”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

adinídíín

  1. there is light

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is limited to expression in the third person.

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter perfective (ni), third person only.

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

adinídíín

  1. light
    ooljééʼ bee adinídíínthere is moonlight