nantłʼah

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

na- (atelic, circuital) + -ni- (thematic) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-tłʼah (continuative imperfective stem of root -TŁʼAH, “to be left-handed”)

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Verb[edit]

nantłʼah

  1. it is hard, difficult (mentally)
    shił nantłʼah — it is hard for me.
    Diné bizaad doo nantłʼah da — The Navajo language is not difficult.
    Díí gohwééh nił nantłʼah nidlą́This coffee is hard for you to drink.

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