yáʼáhootʼééh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yá- (thematic) + -ʼá- (comparative) + -ho- (space, area, things) + -Ø- (ni-modal 3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-tʼééh (neuter imperfective stem of root -TʼÉÉH, “to be good”).

Verb[edit]

yáʼáhootʼééh

  1. (spatial person of yáʼátʼééh) it is a good place
    Shił yáʼáhootʼééhI like the place
  2. the weather is good
  3. good times
    doo yáʼáhootʼéeh dait’s not a good place; the weather is bad; bad times

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