Repetitive Reduplication

Repetitive reduplication show a repetition of the act or state. Repetitive reduplication has a strong-root and weak-root designation. Both patterns glottalize the resonants (l, m, n), of the stem-word.

  • k̓ʷul̕, work, do.
    • k̓ʷek̓ʷul̕, work repeatedly
  • nič̓, cut.
    • n̓en̓ič̓, cut repeatedly
  • šil, chop.
    • šel̕, chop repeatedly.
  • lič̓, bind.
    • l̕eč̓, bind repeatedly.
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