nahałtin

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (downward) + -ho- (space, area, things) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-tin (durative imperfective stem of root -TĄ́, “to rain”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nahałtin

  1. it is raining, rainy

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Durative (Ø/yi), third person only.

3rd person singular
IMPERFECTIVE nahałtin
PERFECTIVE nahóółtą́
FUTURE nahodoołtį́į́ł
ITERATIVE nináháłtį́į́h
OPTATIVE nahółtį́į́ł, nahółtą́ą́ʼ