eʼelyaa

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Simple-passive perfective form with unspecified-person indirect-object of yeʼelééh (to copy it, to duplicate it, litt. to make something unspecified at it).

Litteral approximation: “the making of something unspecified was done at something unspecified”, “something unspecified was copied”.

Noun[edit]

eʼelyaa

  1. picture, photograph, copy, replica, image, photocopy

Verb[edit]

eʼelyaa

  1. Simple-passive perfective form with unspecified-person indirect-object of yeʼelééh (“to copy it, to duplicate it”).