sizį́

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See also: sizi and sīzì

Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

si- (modal) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-zį́ (neuter perfective stem of root -ZĮʼ, “to stand”).

Verb[edit]

sizį́

  1. he/she is standing
    Tsé Ííʼáhí bikéyah bił sézį́I stand with Standing Rock.

Usage notes[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

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

PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person sézį́ siidzį́ dasiidzį́
2nd person sínízį́ soozį́ dasoozį́
3rd person sizį́ daazį́
4th person jizį́ dajizį́

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