naałchid

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (atelic, circuital) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier, thematic)-chid (continuative imperfective stem of root -CHID, “to move hand”).

Verb[edit]

naałchid

  1. he/she is gesturing, signaling with his/her hands
  2. Second-person duoplural imperfective form of naałchid

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Continuative (Ø/si).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person naashchid neiilchid nideiilchid
2nd person naniłchid naałchid nidaałchid
3rd person naałchid nidaałchid
4th person nijiłchid nidajiłchid
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nishéłchid nishiilchid nidashiilchid
2nd person nishíníłchid nishoołchid nidashoołchid
3rd person naashchid nidaashchid
4th person nijishchid nidajishchid
FUTURE singular duoplural plural
1st person ndeeshchił ndiilchił ndadiilchił
2nd person ndííłchił ndoołchił ndadoołchił
3rd person ndoołchił ndadoołchił
4th person nizhdoołchił ndazhdoołchił