Reflexive Verbs: ending in -isuu
|s/he plays with him/her||s/he plays by herself/himself|
The verb ᒫᑎᐧᐋᒦᓲ maatiwaamiisuu s/he plays by herself/himself is made from the stem maatiwaam- of the VTA verb ᒫᑎᐧᐋᒫᐤ maatiwaamaau and the verb final -isuu (final -isu plus the 3rd person ending -u). Such a verb is called a reflexive verb.
|Verb Transitive Animate||Reflexive Verb|
|s/he sees him/her||s/he sees herself/himself|
|s/he hits him/her||s/he hits herself/himself|
|s/he kisses him/her||s/he kisses herself/himself|