The "A" class verb 'see it' in present tense.

Root verb -go(wa)ti-

ᏥᎪᏩᏘᎭ - tsi-gowti-ha - I am seeing it.

ᎯᎪᏩᏘᎭ - hi-gowti-ha - you are seeing it.

ᎠᎪᏩᏘᎭ - a-gowti-ha - he/she/it is seeing it.

ᎢᏂᎪᏩᏘᎭ - ini-gowti-ha - the two of us (including you) are seeing it.

ᏍᏗᎪᏩᏘᎭ - sdi-gowti-ha - you two are seeing it.

ᎣᏍᏗᎪᏩᏘᎭ - osdi-gowti-ha - the two of us (not including you) are seeing it.

ᎢᏗᎪᏩᏘᎭ - idi-gowti-ha - we (including you) are all seeing it.

ᎣᏥᎪᏩᏘᎭ - otsi-gowti-ha - we (not including you) are all seeing it.

ᎢᏥᎪᏩᏘᎭ - itsi-gowti-ha - you are all seeing it.

ᎠᏂᎪᏩᏘᎭ - ani-gowti-ha - they are seeing it.


Habitual

ᏥᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - tsi-gowti-ho'i - I see it.

ᎯᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - hi-gowti-ho'i - you see it.

ᎠᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - a-gowti-ho'i - he/she/it see it.

ᎢᏂᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - ini-gowti-ho'i - the two of us (including you) see it.

ᏍᏗᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - sdi-gowti-ho'i - you two see it.

ᎣᏍᏗᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - osdi-gowti-ho'i - the two of us (not including you) see it.

ᎢᏗᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - idi-gowti-ho'i - we (including you) all see it.

ᎣᏥᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - otsi-gowti-ho'i - we (not including you) all see it.

ᎢᏥᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - itsi-gowti-ho'i - you all see it.

ᎠᏂᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ - ani-gowti-ho'i - they see it.


Practice Sentences

1. ᎩᎵ ᎠᎪᏩᏘᎭ ᎠᏧᏣ. Gili agowtiha atsutsa.
The boy sees a dog.

2. Ꮩ ᏳᏍᏗ ᎯᎪᏩᏘᎭ? Do yusdi higowtiha?
What are you seeing?

3. ᏪᏍᎠ ᎤᏁᎬ ᏥᎪᏩᏘᎰᎢ ᏧᎩᏨᏅᏓ. Wesa yunegv tsigowtiho'i tsugitsvnvda.
I see a white cat everyday.

4. ᏥᏳ ᏥᎪᏩᏘᎭ. Tsiyu tsigowtiha.
I see an airplane.

5. ᎦᎵᏦᏕᏍᎪ ᏍᏗᎪᏩᏘᎭ? Galtsodesgo sdigowtiha?
Do you two see that house?


Vocabulary

ᎩᎵ gili - a dog
ᎠᏧᏣ atsutsa - a boy
Ꮩ ᏳᏍᏗ do yusdi - what, which
ᏪᏌ wesa - a cat
ᏧᎩᏨᏅᏓ tsugitsvnvda - everyday
ᎤᏁᎬ unegv - white
ᏥᏳ tsiyu - a boat, an airplane
ᎦᎵᏦᏕ galtsode - a house


Remote Past

ᎠᎩᎪᎲᎢ - agi-go-hv'i - I saw it.

ᏣᎪᎲᎢ - tsa-go-hv'i - you saw it.

ᎤᎪᎲᎢ - u-go-hv'i - he/she/it saw it.

ᎩᏂᎪᎲᎢ - gini-go-hv'i - the two of us (including you) saw it.

ᏍᏗᎪᎲᎢ - sdi-go-hv'i - you two saw it.

ᎣᎩᏂᎪᎲᎢ - ogini-go-hv'i - the two of us (not including you) saw it.

ᎢᎩᎪᎲᎢ - igi-go-hv'i - we (including you) all saw it.

ᎣᎩᎪᎲᎢ - ogi-go-hv'i - we (not including you) all saw it.

ᎢᏥᎪᎲᎢ - itsi-go-hv'i - you all saw it.

ᎤᏂᎪᎲᎢ - uni-go-hv'i - they saw it.



Imperative

ᎯᎪᏩᏔ! - hị-gohw-ta - See it!
ᎯᎪᏩᏔ! - hi:-gohw-ta - See him!
ᏍᏗᎪᏩᏔ! - sdi-gohw-ta - You two see it!!
ᎢᏥᎪᏩᏔ! - itsi-gohw-ta - Y'all see it!


Infinitive

Root verb -go(wa)dv-
Note: infinitives usually use Class "B" pronouns.

ᎠᎩᎪᏩᏛᏗ - agi-gow(a)dv-di - I - to see it.

ᏣᎪᏩᏛᏗ - tsa-gow(a)dv-di - you - to see it.

ᎤᎪᏩᏛᏗ - u-gow(a)dv-di - he/she/it - to see it.

ᎩᏂᎪᏩᏛᏗ - gini-gow(a)dv-di - the two of us (including you) - to see it.

ᏍᏗᎪᏩᏛᏗ - sdi-gow(a)dv-di - you two - to see it.

ᎣᎩᏂᎪᏩᏛᏗ - ogini-gow(a)dv-di - the two of us (not including you ) - to see it.

ᎢᎩᎪᏩᏛᏗ - igi-gow(a)dv-di - we all (including you) - to see it.

ᎣᎩᎪᏩᏛᏗ - ogi-gow(a)dv-di - we all (not including you) - to see it.

ᎢᏥᎪᏩᏛᏗ - itsi-gow(a)dv-di - you all - to see it.

ᎤᏂᎪᏩᏛᏗ - uni-gow(a)dv-di - they - to see it.



Practice Sentences

1. Ꮎ ᎠᏧᏣ ᎩᎵ ᎤᎪᏩᏛᏗ. Na achutsa gili ugowdvdi uduliha.
The boy wants to see the dog.

2. ᏗᏓᏟᎶᏍᏓᏅᎢᏍᎪ ᏍᏗᎪᏩᏛᏗ ᏍᏓᎤᎵᎭ? Didahlilosdanv'isgo sdigowaddi sdaduliha?
Do you two want to see the photo?

3. ᏳᎳᏈ ᎣᎩᎪᏩᏛᏗ ᎣᏣᏚᎵᎭ. Yulagwi ogigowdvdi otsaduliha.
We all (not you) are wanting to see Europe.


Vocabulary

ᏗᏓᏟᎶᏍᏓᏅᎢ - didatlilosdanv'i - a photo
ᏳᎳᏈ - yulagwi - Europe