nitsxaaz

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni- (modal) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-tsxaaz (neuter absolute stem of root -TSXAAZ, “to be big”), with emphatic infix -x-.

Verb[edit]

nitsxaaz

  1. (absolute) he/she/it (animate object) is big, strong, thick, large, corpulent

Usage notes[edit]

This is a neuter verb. As such, it has only the imperfective stem.

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter absolute (ni).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person nistsxaaz niitsxaaz daniitsxaaz
2nd person nítsxaaz nohtsxaaz danohtsxaaz
3rd person nitsxaaz danitsxaaz
4th person jítsxaaz dajítsxaaz

See also[edit]