nináháhááh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni- (terminative, disjunct) + -ná- (back, reversionary) + -hi- (seriative) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-hááh (imperfective stem of root -HAI, “winter passes”).

Verb[edit]

nináháhááh

  1. years or winters go by one after the other

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Momentaneous (Ø/si).

3rd person singular
IMPERFECTIVE nináháhááh
PERFECTIVE nináhaasxai
FUTURE nináhidoohah

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