díi

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Haida[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

díi

  1. I (1st person singular personal pronoun, weak-B or strong-B)
  2. my (1st person possessive pronoun, weak-B)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Weak pronouns are placed right before the verb; strong pronouns are placed at the start of the sentence (focus position) and are followed by the focus marker uu.
  • Some Haida verbs use pronouns from set A, while other verbs need pronouns from set B.
See also[edit]

Phalura[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit ददाति (dadāti, gives).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

díi (transitive, Perso-Arabic spelling دی)

  1. to give, put
Inflection[edit]

T (Prs): dáanu, (Pfv): dítu, (Cv): de, (Imp): da

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[1], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “(6141)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

díi (دی)

  1. from
  2. (out) of
  3. than
  4. with

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[2], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

díi (intransitive, Perso-Arabic spelling دی)

  1. to fall, come upon, strike
Inflection[edit]

T (Prs): dáanu, (Pfv): dítu, (Cv): de

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN