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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nantłʼah

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

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