siyį́

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

si- (modal) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-yį́ (neuter perfective stem of root -YĮ́, “to handle loads, packs, burdens”).

Verb[edit]

siyį́

  1. it (a load or pack) 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 naazyį́.

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

Conjugation[edit]

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

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