sitłééʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Etymology[edit]

si-(modal) + -Ø-(3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø-(classifier) + -tłééʼ (neuter perfective stem of root -TŁÉÉʼ, “to handle mushy matter”).

Verb[edit]

sitłééʼ

  1. it (a mushy object as mud, butter) lies somewhere, is located somewhere

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is semantically limited to expression in the third person and refers to a single item. For multiple items, use the verb naaztłééʼ.

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

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Neuter perfective (si), third person only.

See also[edit]