níyol

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ní- (ni-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-yol (neuter perfective stem of root -YOL, “to blow”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

níyol

  1. it is windy (literally, "the wind arrived blowing")

Usage notes[edit]

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

This is a neuter verb that uses only the perfective mode.

Conjugation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

níyol

  1. wind