niteel

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni- (modal) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-teel (neuter imperfective stem of root -TEEL, “to be wide”).

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Verb[edit]

niteel

  1. it is wide, broad
    Nishteel. — I am broad.
    Hóteel. — The area is flat, broad, expansive (like plains).
    Bichʼah nteel. — He has a wide-brim hat

Usage notes[edit]

This is a neuter verb that uses only the imperfective mode.

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter absolute (ni).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nishteel niiteel daniiteel
2nd person níteel nohteel danohteel
3rd person niteel daniteel
4th person jíteel dajíteel
Unspecified íteel Passive A Passive B
Spatial hóteel

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