ahigą́

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See also: ahígą́

Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼah- (reciprocal) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -d- (classifier, reciprocal)-ghą́ (imperfective stem of root -GHĄ́Ą́ʼ, “to kill 2+ objects”)

Verb[edit]

ahigą́

  1. they are combating each other, fighting each other, killing each other
    bił ahishgą́we’re fighting each other (literally, I am fighting each other with him)

Usage notes[edit]

This verb indicates that its object fights back; that is, the fighting is mutual.

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Momentaneous (Ø/yi)

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person ahishgą́ ahiigą́ daʼahiigą́
2nd person ahígą́ ahohgą́ daʼahohgą́
3rd person ahigą́ daʼahigą́
4th person ahijigą́ daʼahijigą́
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person aheeshgą́ą́ʼ ahiigą́ą́ʼ daʼahiigą́ą́ʼ
2nd person ahíínígą́ą́ʼ ahoohgą́ą́ʼ daʼahoohgą́ą́ʼ
3rd person ahoogą́ą́ʼ daʼahoogą́ą́ʼ
4th person ahijoogą́ą́ʼ daʼahijoogą́ą́ʼ