Datapoint Navajo / Verbal Number and Suppletion

Language:Navajo
Feature:Verbal Number and Suppletion by Ljuba N. Veselinova
Value:Singular-dual-plural triples, no suppletion

Examples

Sentence igt-181:

go.sg
‘go/come’

Sentence igt-182:

áázh
áázh
go.du
‘go/come’

Sentence igt-183:

kai
kai
go.pl
‘go/come’

Sentence igt-184:

wod
wod
run.sg
‘run for shelter’

Sentence igt-185:

cháá
cháá
run.du
‘run for shelter’

Sentence igt-186:

jéé
jéé
run.pl
‘run for shelter’

Sentence igt-187:

run.sg
‘sit’

Sentence igt-188:

run.du
‘sit’

Sentence igt-189:

bin
bin
run.pl
‘sit’

Sentence igt-190:

lie.sg
‘lie/lay down’

Sentence igt-191:

téézh
téézh
lie.du
‘lie/lay down’

Sentence igt-192:

jéé
jéé
lie.pl
‘lie/lay down’

Sentence igt-193:

na'
na'
come out.sg
‘come out (in quality)’

Sentence igt-194:

dee'
dee'
come out.du/pl
‘come out (in quality)’

Sentence igt-195:

tsá
tsá
die.sg
‘die’

Sentence igt-196:

die.pl
‘die’

Sentence igt-197:

die of old age.sg
‘die of old age/hunger’

Sentence igt-198:

gháá
gháá
die of old age.pl
‘die of old age/hunger’

Sentence igt-675:

shí ashkii bi- l yi-sh-’ash
shí
I
ashkii
boy
bi- l
him-with
yi-sh-’ash
prog-1sg- walk.du
I am walking with the boy.

Sentence igt-676:

nihí l a’ di-iid-áá l
nihí
we
l a’
subset
di-iid-áá l
fut-NON.sg- walk.sg
One of us will go.

Sentence 1823:

a. 

‘go, walk’ 

b. 

‘die’ 

- -

'go. sg '

- tsá-

'die. sg '

- ’ash -

' go. du '

- ná-

'die. pl '

- áá l -

' go. pl '

 

 

 

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