chʼínéísííd

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chʼí- (out horizontally) + -ná- (back, reversionary) + -y- (3rd person object prefix) + -◌́- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-zííd (imperfective stem of root -ZID, “to be aware, to gather awareness”).

Verb[edit]

chʼínéísííd

  1. he/she is waking him/her up, awakens him/her, reawakens him/her

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Momentaneous (ni/ni), with partial da-shift.

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person chʼéénísííd chʼééniilzííd chʼéédaniilzííd
2nd person chʼéénísííd chʼéénóhsííd chʼéédanohsííd
3rd person chʼínéísííd chʼéédayísííd
4th person chʼééjísííd chʼéédajísííd
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person chʼéénísid chʼééniilzid chʼéédaniilzid
2nd person chʼééínísid chʼéénoosid chʼéédanoosid
3rd person chʼééyinísid chʼéédeisid
4th person chʼéézhnísid chʼéédajisid
FUTURE singular duoplural plural
1st person chʼéédeesił chʼéédiisił chʼéédadiisił
2nd person chʼéédíísił chʼéédoohsił chʼéédadoohsił
3rd person chʼínéidoosił chʼéédeidoosił
4th person chʼéézhdoosił chʼéédazhdoosił

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