yihah

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yi- (progressive) + -Ø- (3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- (classifier)-hah (progressive stem of root -HAI, “winter passes”).

Verb[edit]

yihah

  1. a year or a winter is going by

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is semantically limited to expression in the third person.

This is a progressive verb; it is conjugated only in the progressive mode.

Conjugation[edit]

Paradigm: Progressive (yi), third person only.