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The Navajo verb

a grammar for students and scholars

by Leonard M. Faltz

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navajo language -- Verb.,
  • Navajo language -- Grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-426) and indexes.

    StatementLeonard M. Faltz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM2007 .F35 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 452 p. ;
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL358376M
    ISBN 100826319017, 0826319025
    LC Control Number98018326

    The Navajo Verb by L. M. Faltz, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. navajo (at) unm (dot) edu. Navajo Language Program UNM Linguistics Department Humanities Building, 5th floor MSC 1 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Phone: () Fax: ()

    Navajo is called a subject-object-verb language. This means that the subject is first and the verb is last ("I you love"). This is different from English, which is a subject-verb-object language ("I love you"). Verbs. Verbs (action words) are the most important part of Navajo grammar. Every sentence needs a verb. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Navajo/English Dictionary of Verbs by Alyse Neundorf (, Hardcover) at the best .

    In Navajo, verbs are the building blocks of meaning. This dictionary provides conjugations for almost sixty percent of various Navajo verbs with English translations. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Alyse Neundorf. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, The Navajo Verb System: An Overview by Robert W Young starting at $ The Navajo Verb System: An Overview has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.


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