ootsentez̲yat    ᐁᙞᐣᗟᙆᘓᐪ    utsentez̪jat    V

he tripped

[∅-yat < yat₁ «trip»]  Perfective Affirmative  Momantaneous

Actually falling down is a typical consequence of tripping, but this verb merely refers to tripping and is consistant with not falling down.


(1) Ootsentez̲yat 'et hoonts'i 'aw nadildus̲. `Although he tripped he did not fall down.'


(2)
Ketl'oolk'enadit'ezhohootsentez̲yat.
shoelaceshe stepped onwhilehe tripped
He stepped on his shoelaces and tripped.
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