nadelduz̲    ᘇᑓᑊᑐᙆ    nadeldʌz̪    V

he fell down

[l-duz̲ < dus̲₁ «fall (1-2)»]  Perfective Affirmative  Momantaneous

This is more appropriate for tripping and falling than for, e.g., falling out of an airplane for which nalts'ut is more appropriate.


(1)
Yunnadelduz̲.
groundhe fell down
He fell to the ground.

(2) Whuz nadelduz̲. `He fell down over there.'


(3) Telhkut hoh t̲s̲'iyawh hadelduz̲ 'et 'anditze nadelduz̲. `He slipped and scrabbled around and finally fell down.'


Related Words:   Motion


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