yiibááh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

yi- ‎(lexical prefix) + -Ø- ‎(3rd person subject prefix) + -Ø- ‎(classifier) + -bááh ‎(imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

yiibááh

  1. he/she is turning gray
  2. Second-person singular imperfective form of yiibááh
  3. First-person duoplural imperfective form of yiibááh

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person yiishbááh yiibááh deiibááh
2nd person yiibááh woohbááh daoohbááh
3rd person yiibááh dayiibááh
4th person jiibááh dajiibááh
PERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person yiibaʼ yiibaʼ deiibaʼ
2nd person yinibaʼ woobaʼ daoobaʼ
3rd person yiibaʼ deibaʼ
4th person jiibaʼ dajiibaʼ

Etymology 2[edit]

y- ‎(peg element) + -iid- ‎(1st person duoplural subject prefix) + -Ø- ‎(classifier) + -bááh ‎(imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

yiibááh

  1. First-person duoplural imperfective form of yibááh