The "B" class verb 'working' in present tense.

Root verb -lvhwisdane-

ᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ dagi-lvhwisdane-ha - I am working.

ᏕᏥᎸᏫᏍᏓᎾᎭ detsa-lvhwisdane-ha - you are working.

ᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ du-lvhwisdane-ha - he/she/it is working.

ᏕᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ - degini-lvhwisdane-ha - the two of us (including you) are working.

ᏕᏍᏗᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ - desdi-lvwisdane-ha - you two are working.

ᏙᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ dogini-lvhwisdane-ha - the two of us (not including you) are working.

ᏕᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ degi-lvhwisdane-ha - we (including you) are all working.

ᏙᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ dogi-lvhwisdane-ha we (not including you) are all working.

ᏕᏥᎸsᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ detsi-lvhwisdane-ha - you are all working.

ᏚᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ duni-lvhwisdane-ha - they are working.


Practice Sentences

1. ᎠᎩᏙd ᏙᏰᎯ ᏫᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ. Agidoda doyehi widulvhwisdaneha.
My father is working outside.

2. ᏙᏃ ᎨᏍᏗ ᏱᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ? Dohno gesdi yidetsalvhwisdaneha?
Why aren't you working?

3. ᎦᏨ ᏂᎯ ᏕᏍᏗᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ? Gatsv nihi desdilvhwisdaneha?
Where are you two working?

4. ᎦᏛᎲᎢ ᏫᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ. Gaduhv'i widulvwisdaneha.
S/he is working in town.

5. ᎲᎦ ᎢᏯᏂ ᏕᏥᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎭ? Hvga iyani detsilvhwisdaneha?
How many of you are working?


Vocabulary

ᎠᎩᏙᏓ agidoda - my father
ᏙᏰᎯ doyehi - outside
ᏂᎯ nihi - you
ᎦᏚᎲᎢ gaduhv'i - a town
ᎲᎦ ᎢᏯᏂ hvga iyani - how many (live things)


Habitual Present

ᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ dagi-lvwisdane-ho'i - I work.

ᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ detsa-lvwisdane-ho'i - you work.

ᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ du-lvwisdane-ho'i he/she/it works.

ᏕᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ degini-lvwisdane-ho'i - the two of us (including you) work.

ᏕᏍᏗᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ desdi-lvwisdane-ho'i - you two work.

ᏙᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ dogini-lvwisdane-ho'i - the two of us (not including you) work.

ᏕᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ degi-lvwisdane-ho'i - we (including you) all work.

ᏙᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ dogi-lvwisdane-ho'i - we (not including you) all work.

ᏕᏥᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ detsi-lvwisdane-ho'i - you all work.

ᏚᏂᎸwᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ duni-lvwisdane-ho'i - they work.


Practice Sentences

1. ᎠᎩᏙᏓ ᏧᎩᏨᏅᏓ ᏙᏰᎯ ᏫᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ. - Agidoda tsugitsvnvda doyehi widulvwisdaneho'i.
My father works outside everyday.

2. ᎦᏚᎲᎢ ᏧᎾᎵᏍᏓᏴᏗᎢ ᏫᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ. - Gaduhv'i tsunalsdaydi'i widagilvwisdaneho'i.
I work at a restaurant in town.

3. ᎦᏧ ᏂᎯ ᏕᏍᏗᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ? - Gatsv nihi desdilvwisdaneho'i?
Where do you two work?

4. ᎦᏚᎲᎢ ᎨᏍᏗ ᏱᏫᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ. - Gaduhv'i gesdi yiwidulvwisdaneho'i.
S/he doesn't work in town.

5.ᎲᎦ ᎢᏯᏂ ᏂᎯ ᏕᏥᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰᎢ? - Hvga iyani nihi detsilvwisdaneho'i?
How many of you work?


Vocabulary

ᏧᎩᏨᏅᏓ - tsugitsvnvda - everyday


Remote Past

ᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - dagi-lvwisdane-lv'i - I worked.

ᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - detsa-lvwisdane-lv'i you worked.

ᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - du-lvwisdane-lv'i he/she/it worked.

ᏕᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - degini-lvwisdane-lv'i the two of us (including you) worked.

ᏕᏍᏗᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - desdi-lvwisdane-lv'i you two worked.

ᏙᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - dogini-lvwisdane-lv'i the two of us (not including you) worked.

ᏕᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - degi-lvwisdane-lv'i - we (including you) all worked.

ᏙᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - dogi-lvwisdane-lv'i we (not including you) all worked.

ᏕᏥᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - detsi-lvwisdane-lv'i you all worked.

ᏚᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸᎢ - duni-lvwisdane-lv'i they worked.


Imperative

ᏗᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏏ! - ditsa-lvwisda-si (you) work!


Infinitive

ᏗᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁhᏗ - digi-lvhwisdane-hdi - for me to work

ᏗᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁhᏗ - ditsa-lvhwisdane-hdi - for you to work

ᏧᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ - - tsu-lvwisdane-hdi - for her/him to work

ᏗᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ - digi-lvhwisdane-hdi - for all of us to work

ᏙᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ <Ꭲ>- dogi-lvhwisdane-hdi - for me and them to work

ᏗᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ - ditsa-lvhwisdane-hdi - for you all to work

ᏧᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ - - tsuni-lvhwisdan-ehdi - for them to work


Progressive Future

ᏓᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - dagi-lvwisdane-hesdi - I will be working.

ᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - detsa-lvwisdane-hesdi - you will be working.

ᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - du-lvwisdane-hesdi - he/she/it will be working.

ᏕᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - degini-lvwisdane-hesdi - the two of us (including you) will be working.

ᏕᏍᏗᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - desdi-lvwisdane-hesdi - you two will be working.

ᏙᎩᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - dogini-lvwisdane-hesdi - the two of us (not including you) will be working.

ᏕᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - degi-lvwisdane-hesdi - we (including you) all will be working.

ᏙᎩᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - dogi-lvwisdane-hesdi - we (not including you) all will be working.

ᏕᏥᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - detsi-lvwisdane-hesdi - you all will be working.

ᏚᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎮᏍᏗ - duni-lvwisdane-hesdi-hesdi - they will be working.