yicha

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

y- (peg element) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-cha (durative imperfective stem of root -CHA, “to cry”).

Verb[edit]

yicha

  1. he/she is crying, weeping

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Durative (Ø/yi).

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person yishcha yiicha deiicha
2nd person nicha wohcha daahcha
3rd person yicha daacha
4th person jicha dajicha
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person yícha yiicha deiicha
2nd person yínícha woocha daoocha
3rd person yícha dáácha
4th person jíícha dajíícha
FUTURE singular duoplural plural
1st person deeshchah diichah dadiichah
2nd person dííchah doohchah dadoohchah
3rd person doochah dadoochah
4th person jidoochah dazhdoochah

Verbal stems[edit]

  • IMPERFECTIVE: -cha
  • PERFECTIVE: -cha
  • FUTURE: -chah
  • ITERATIVE: -chah
  • OPTATIVE: -cha

Related terms[edit]