Nyjichun word of the day – joztiizz

joztiizz – wrong, evil, bad, sin, to do wrong, to do evil

Stress: joztiizz
Phonetic (IPA / Ŋyjichɯn transliteration): dʒɜz.ˈɾʏːs / jozriis
Combination Form: jozti

Notes: ‘To be evil’ uses manŋoss, but is rare. Generally actions or occasionally thoughts are described as evil or good, not people or things.

kamɒzmajoztinŋoszivi kɒzkatɯzivi mow
ka-mɒz-ma-jozti-nŋos-zivi (stem: manŋoss) kɒz-katɯ-zivi mow
NEG-2sg.SBJ-be-evil-be-IMP 2sg.SBJ.not.IMP 2sg.SBJ
Don’t be evil
Phonetic: jamosnajoztiŋnazifi chozify mol
IPA: ˈdʒa.ɱɜs.ˌna.dʒɜz.tʏŋ.ˈna.zʏ.fʏ ˈdʒɒ.tʃɜ.ˌdɯ.zʏ.fi ɱɜl

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