ayą́

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See also: aya, ayá, and Aya

Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʼ- (unspecified object prefix) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier) + -yą́ (to eat, durative verb stem)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ayą́

  1. eat
    Shí dóó Jáan baʼáłchíní éí Mary bighandi daʼiidą́
    John’s children and I are eating at Mary’s house.

Conjugation[edit]

DURATIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person ashą́ iidą́ daʼiidą́
2nd person íyą́ ohsą́ daʼohsą́
3rd person ayą́ daʼayą́
4th person ajiyą́ daʼjiyą́

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • FUTURE: -yį́į́ł
  • DURATIVE: -yą́
  • PERFECTIVE: -yą́ą́ʼ
  • ITERATIVE: -yį́į́h
  • OPTATIVE: -yą́ą́ʼ

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