hóyééʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ho- (space, area, things) + -◌́- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-yééʼ (neuter imperfective stem of root -YÉÉʼ, “terror”).

Verb[edit]

hóyééʼ

  1. to be dreadful, terrifying, terrible, frightening, awful
    Tʼóó bił hóyééʼ.He is terrified.
    Tʼóó bił hóóyééʼ.He became terrified.
  2. to be lazy
    Bił hóyééʼ.He is lazy

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni), third person only

3rd person singular
IMPERFECTIVE hóyééʼ
PERFECTIVE hóóyééʼ
FUTURE

The perfective belongs to a different paradigm, but is included here for reference.

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