nitsaa

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

nitsaa

  1. it (inanimate object) is big, large, huge

Usage notes[edit]

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

This is a neuter verb. As such, it is only used in the imperfective.

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter imperfective (ni), third person only.

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