'utni    ᐧᐅᐪᘆ    ʔʌtni    V

he is saying, he makes a noise

  

[d-ni < ni₁ «say»]  Imperfective Affirmative

Where there is no more specialized verb, this is used for the characteristic noise of any animal.


(1)
'En'utni'et hoowadini.
hehe saysbecauseyou (1) say
You said that because he is saying that.
  


(2)
Dunesoo'utni.
manwellhe makes a sound
The man really sounds good.
  


(3)
Ts'ihna'utni.
beeit makes its characteristic sound
The bees are buzzing.

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