This verb exhibits irregular tones on the inner prefix /ni/ syllable in the second-person singular and third-person singular and duoplural forms.
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- he/she thinks, is of the opinion
Ashkii léi háágóó deeyá nínízin? ― Where do you think that boy is going?
George shíká adoolwoł nisin. ― I think George will help me.
George bíká adeeshwoł nízin. ― George wants to help him. (lit. George thinks “I will help him”.)
George jíká adeeshwoł nízin. ― George wants to help me. (lit. George thinks “I will help him (4th person)”.)
- (in a number of set expressions) he/she feels:
This is a neuter verb that uses only the imperfective mode. The conjugation is identical to yinízin (“he/she wants it”) except for the third person, due to the latter being transitive.
Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (Ø), with some irregularities.