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The Navajo Verb: A Grammar for Students and Scholars

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The verb is the most important and the most complex part of Navajo grammar. For the first time, students and scholars interested in the Navajo language have a book that presents the verb system in a step-by-step and thorough fashion. By providing easy-to-follow descriptions with abundant examples, this book unravels the complexity of Navajo and reveals its expressiveness.

In Navajo, numerous prefixes combine with verb roots to form single words that, in English translation, require a phrase or even a sentence to convey their meaning. Therefore, verb stems and prefixes must be mastered piece by piece to understand the language. This volume leads the reader carefully and systematically through the complexities of the Navajo verb system. By doing so, the book makes Navajo more accessible to all those interested in the American Indian language with the largest number of speakers in the United States.

"This work is outstanding for the way in which the materials and rules are organized."--Dr. Sally Midgette, coauthor of Analytical Lexicon of Navajo

Synopsis:

For the first time, students and scholars interested in the Navajo language have a book that presents the verb system in a step-by-step and thorough fashion. By providing easy-to-follow descriptions with abundant examples, this book unravels the complexity of Navajo and reveals its expressiveness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826319029
Author:
Faltz, Leonard M.
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Location:
Albuquerque :
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Verb
Subject:
Native American Languages
Subject:
Navajo language
Subject:
Navajo language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Grammar & Punctuation
Subject:
Navajo language -- Verb.
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Native American
Subject:
Language
Subject:
Linguistics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
470
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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"Synopsis" by , For the first time, students and scholars interested in the Navajo language have a book that presents the verb system in a step-by-step and thorough fashion. By providing easy-to-follow descriptions with abundant examples, this book unravels the complexity of Navajo and reveals its expressiveness.
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