Vocabulary Words:

nv(da) - the sun
agaliha - it is shining
udodagwada - a whole day, all day
dohiyu - real, very
uwoduhi - beautiful (Using Adjectives)
tsulogilv - clouds
detsadvnelv'i - you did it
svhi - yesterday
digaduhv'i - in town (gaduhv'i - town, di- distant prefix)
tsiwidagilvwisdanelv'i - I worked (tsi- specific time in past, wi- away from speaker) Verb Breakdown
detsalvwisdaneho'i - you work (-o'i - habitual)
adananv'i - store
wagwenvsv'i - I went (away from speaker)
nasgi - that's it, that's right
gvgohv'i - I saw you
agigohv'i - I saw it
igali'i - friends, we are all friends
sdadvneha - you two are doing it
digohusd - nothing (formal - gesdi gohusdi) [in OK - tla gohusd]
osdiwoniha - the two of us are speaking


Prefixes & Suffixes:

-ha (present)
-v'i (remote past)
-o'i (habitual)
tsi- references an action in a specific time in the past.
wi- away from speaker
gv- I to you
yi- negative prefix
-gwu - just, only
de- plural


Note: The prefix gv- (Ꭼ) is used to express the idea of "me to you". ᎬᎪᏩᏘᎭ gvgow'tiha "I am seeing you."
When using this pronoun you must drop the first person pronoun and replace it with gv- (Ꭼ). Take for example: ᏥᎪᏩᏘᎭ tsigow'tiha - I am seeing it. vs. ᎬᎪᏩᏘᎭ gvgow'tiha - I am seeing you. or ᏥᏬᏂᎭ tsiwoniha - I am speaking vs. ᎬᏬᏂᎭ gvwoniha - I am speaking to you.

ᏑᏓᎵ - 6 - Sudali
ᎦᏙ ᏳᏍᏗ ᏣᏗᏔᏍᏗ ᏣᏚᎵᎭ?

ᏫᎵ - ᎣᏏᏲ ᏣᏂ. ᏅᏓ ᎠᎦᎵᎭ. ᎣᏍᏓ ᎤᏙᏓᏆᏓ ᎪᎯ ᎢᎦ.
ᏣᏂ - ᎥᎥ, ᏙᎯᏳ ᏧᏬᏚᎯ ᏧᎶᎩᎸ.
ᏫᎵ - ᎦᏙ ᏕᏣᏛᏁᎸᎢ ᏒᎯ?
ᏣᏂ - ᏗᎦᏚᎲᎢ ᏥᏫᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ.
ᏫᎵ - ᎦᏨ ᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ?
ᏣᏂ - ᎡᏆ ᎠᏓᎾᏅᎢ ᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ.
ᏫᎵ - ᏦᎢᏁᏍᎪ ᎢᎦ ᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ?
ᏣᏂ - ᎭᏗ, ᏦᎢᏁ ᎢᎦ ᎨᏍᏗ ᏱᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ.
ᏫᎵ - ᎾᏍᎩ, ᏦᎢᏁ ᎢᎦ ᎡᏆ ᎠᏓᎾᏅᎢ ᏩᏇᏅᏒᎢ ᏂᎯ ᎨᏍᏗ ᏱᎬᎪᎲᎢ.
ᎺᎵ - ᏏᏲ ᎢᎦᎵᎢ, Ꮩ ᏍᏓᏛᏁᎭ?
ᏫᎵ - ᏗᎪᎱᏍᏗ ᎺᎵ. ᎣᏍᏗᏬᏂᎭᏊ. ᎢᎯᎾ?

gado detsadvnelv'i svhi?

Wil - siyo tsani. nvd agaliha. osd udodagwada go iga.
Tsani - vv, dohiyu tsuwoduh tsulogil.
Wil - gado detsadvnelv svhi?
Tsani - digaduhv tsiwidagilvwisdanelv.
Wil - gatsv detsalvwisdaneho?
Tsani - egwa adananv dagilvwisdaneho.
Wil - tsoinesgo ig detsalvwisdanelv?
Tsani - hadi, tsoine ig gesdi yidagilvwisdaneho.
Wil - nasgi, tsoine ig egwa adananv wagwenvsv nihi gesd yigvgohv
Mel - siyo igali, do sdadvne?
Wil - digohusd mel. osdiwonihagwu. ihina?



Answer The Questions

1) ᏦᎢᏁᏍᎪ ᎢᎦ ᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ ᏣᏂ?
Tsoinesgo iga dulvwisdaneho'i tsani?

2) ᎦᏨ ᎤᏪᏅᏒᎢ ᏫᎵ?
Gatsv uwenvsv'i Wil.


Dialogue Six

What Did You Do Yesterday?

Wil - Hello John. The sun is shining. Good weather all day today.
Tsani - Yes, the clouds are very beautiful.
Wil - What did you do yesterday?
Tsani - I worked in town (yonder).
Wil - Where do you work?
Tsani - I work at the Big Store.
Wil - Did you work on Wednesday?
Tsani - No, I don't work on Wednesdays.
Wil - That's it, I went to the Big Store on Wednesday and I didn't see you.
Mel - Hi friends, what are you two doing?
Wil - Nothing Mel. We are just talking. What about you?



Answers

1) ᎭᏃ, ᏦᎢᏁ ᎢᎦ ᎨᏍᏗ ᏱᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ.
Hadi, tsoine iga gesdi yidulvwisdaneho'i.
2) ᎡᏆ ᎠᏓᎾᏅᎢ ᏭᏪᏅᏒᎢ.
Egwa Adananv'i wuwenvsv'i.


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