diłkʼáás

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

di- (inceptive) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-kʼáás (imperfective stem of root -KʼAAZ, “to be cold”).

Verb[edit]

diłkʼáás

  1. it (weather) is turning cold, starting to be cold

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Momentaneous (Ø/si), third person only.

3rd person singular
IMPERFECTIVE diłkʼáás
PERFECTIVE deeskʼaaz
FUTURE didoołkʼas
ITERATIVE ńdíłkʼas
OPTATIVE dółkʼáás