yayapro1st person Plural Nominative: weBenefactiveyaʔkʰe1.Pl Ben 1.Pl PossLocativeyaʔna1.Pl Loc 1.Pl Loc.HObjectiveyal1.Pl Obj 1.Pl In.Poss
-yayavVisual Evidential: used for perfective or completed actions that the speaker knows to be true because he or she saw them happenCompare-aFACT-doHSY-innaAUD-qa1CIRCnot used after the Negative nor after imperfective suffixes such as the Durative
yahwiyyahwíyinterjthank you!yahwiy nihcedun, to kʼili mocʼoʔkʰeʔit’s not going to take much to turn me blackyahwí· qʼoʔdiʔthanks, that's goodReflexive*yahwiya·macʼthankVerbalization*yahwiya·macʼthank
*yahwiya·macʼyahwiyá·maʔvthank (someone), give thanks (for something)yahwiyá·maʔ ʔima·ta ʔelthey thanked the womanyahwiyá·maʔteʔlet's give thanksʔanahmi yahwiya·macʼe·dun ʔe· ʔa mito maʔuI thank you very much for thisyahwiythank you!
yalyálpro11st person Plural Accusative: us21st person Plural Inalienable Possessive: our, oursya1.Pl Subj
*yalacyaláʔvstraighten out; be stretched or straightened outyalacistraighten out! straighten up!yalací·du(wa·du)D: DurativeyalácʰmeʔD: Pluralyalayícʼmeʔstraighten yourselves!yalacíʔtʰuʔD: Negativeyala cítiʔthey became straightyalácʰqastraighten it!yala cíticʼqastraighten them!Compare*yuyu·cstraightenyalastraight direct flat bland immediately
yalawyaláw1adjpreviousyalá· capa tol ṭuhsoyíduṭaʔthis past Fridayyaláw ʔṭʼo ʔa soh me· ʔicé·dutʰin muʔnati bihqatol ʔa soh mi· ʔiʔkʰe ʔbefore (earlier, previous times) I didn't stay there but this time I'm going to stay thereyalá· capaltowsince last weekAntonymna·milastComparešihcac 1while agošihcac 2few days ago2advat firstyalawe· muhe was at firstyalawʔ bakʰe ʔacaʔthe first manyalaw él dibi·yhe picked up the first oneCompareyala 1straightDerivativeyala·macat first for while
yala·macyalá·maʔadv1at first, from the beginningyala·macʼ e** muhe was firstyala·maʔ bakʰe ʔacaʔthe first man2for a whileyalá·maʔ mace·cʼimace·cʼi yála·maʔ | mace·cʼi yalawwait a whileyalawprevious at first