díkʼǫ́ǫ́zh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

di- (sensory) + -◌́- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-kʼǫ́ǫ́zh (neuter perfective stem of root -KʼǪSH, “to be sour, spoiled”).

Verb[edit]

díkʼǫ́ǫ́zh

  1. it is sour, alkaline, salty

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is semantically limited to expression in the third person.

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

Conjugation[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]