kʼédǫǫh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kʼí- (straight) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-dǫǫh (imperfective stem of root -DǪǪD, “to straighten up”).

Verb[edit]

kʼédǫǫh

  1. he/she is standing up, moving to a standing position
  2. he/she is straightening up his/her posture

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Momentaneous (Ø/si).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person kʼéshdǫǫh kʼíidǫǫh kʼídeiidǫǫh
2nd person kʼínídǫǫh kʼéhdǫǫh kʼídaahdǫǫh
3rd person kʼédǫǫh kʼídadǫǫh
4th person kʼíjídǫǫh kʼídajidǫǫh
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person kʼísédǫǫd kʼísiidǫǫd kʼídasiidǫǫd
2nd person kʼísínídǫǫd kʼísoodǫǫd kʼídasoodǫǫd
3rd person kʼézdǫǫd kʼídaazdǫǫd
4th person kʼíjízdǫǫd kʼídajizdǫǫd

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