yunez̲kuk    ᘐᘅᙆᗷᐟ    jʌnez̪kʌk    V

he confirmed him

[∅-kuk < kuk₁ «slap»]  Perfective Affirmative

Etymology: This literally means ‟he slapped (n-class object)”, in reference to the fact that the bishop lightly slaps the face of the person confirmed.


(1) Nawhulnukcho yunez̲kuk. `The bishop confirmed her.'


Related Words:   Religion


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