heeneez

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hi- (thematic) + -ee- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-neez (neuter imperfective stem of root -NEEZ, “to long”).

Noun[edit]

heeneez

  1. rectangle

Verb[edit]

heeneez

  1. it is tapered, heart-shaped

Usage notes[edit]

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

This is a neuter verb that only uses the imperfective stem.

Conjugation[edit]

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

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