Derived Verbs (Primary)

Initial + Verb Final

Observation
ᓲᐦᒡ + ᒫᑯᓐ     ᓲᐦᒋᒫᑯᓐ
suuhch + maakun = Click here to hear this word suuhchimaakun
strong + smell     it smells strong

The verb ᓲᐦᒋᒫᑯᓐ suuhchimaakun it smells strong is made from the initial ᓲᐦᒡ suuhch strong and the verb final ᒫᑯᓐ maakun smell. We can say that this verb has a stem made of two elements: an initial and a final. Here are examples of (primary) verb stems made of two elements:

Initial + Verb Final =   Verb
ᒌᐦᑳ   ᓈᑯᓐ      ᒌᐦᑳᓈᑯᓐ
chiihkaa + naakun = Click here to hear this word chiihkaanaakun
clear   seems like     it is visible
ᐲᒥ   ᐸᔫ     ᐲᒥᐸᔫ
piimi + payuu = Click here to hear this word piimipayuu
crooked   move     it is crooked
ᐱᒥ   ᐅᐦᑌᐤ     ᐱᒧᐦᑌᐤ
pimi + uhteu = Click here to hear this word pimuhteu
along   walk     s/he is walking
ᐱᒥ   ᐸᔫ     ᐱᒥᐸᔫ
pimi + payuu = Click here to hear this word pimipayuu
along   move     s/he travels by vehicule
ᐱᒥ   ᔑᓐ     ᐱᒥᔑᓐ
pimi + shin = Click here to hear this word pimishin
along   horizontal     s/he is lying down
ᐅᑖᒥ   ᔑᓐ     ᐅᑖᒥᔑᓐ
utaami + shin = Click here to hear this word utaamishin
hit against   horizontal     s/he slips and falls
ᐋᐱᐦᑖ   ᒌᔑᑳᐤ     ᐋᐱᐦᑖᒌᔑᑳᐤ
aapihtaa + chiishikaau = Click here to hear this word aapihtaachiishikaau
half   it is day     it is afternoon
ᒌᔑᑳ   ᐋᔥᑌᐤ     ᒌᔑᑳᔥᑌᐤ
chiishikaa  + aashteu = Click here to hear this word chiishikaashteu
day   light     it is moonlight