The "A" class verb 'think so' in present tense.

Root verb -eli-

ᎨᎵᎠ - g-eli-a I think.

ᎮᎵᎠ - h-eli-a you think.

ᎡᎵᎠ - eli-a he/she/it thinks.

ᎢᏁᎵᎠ - in-eli-a the two of us (including you) think.

ᏍᏕᎵᎠ - sd-eli-a you two think.

ᎣᏍᏕᎵᎠ - osd-eli-a the two of us (not including you) think

ᎢᏕᎵᎠ - id-eli-a we (including you) all think.

ᎣᏤᎵᎠ - ots-eli-a we (not including you) all think.

ᎢᏤᎵᎠ - its-eli-a you all think.

ᎠᏁᎵᎠ - an-eli-a they think.


Habitual

ᎨᎵᏍᎪᎢ - g-elis-go'i I think.

ᎮᎵᏍᎪᎢ - h-elis-go'i you think.

ᎡᎵᏍᎪᎢ - elis-go'i he/she/it thinks.

ᎢᏁᎵᏍᎪᎢ - in-elis-go'i the two of us (including you) think.

ᏍᏕᎵᏍᎪᎢ - sd-elis-go'i you two think.

ᎣᏍᏕᎵᏍᎪᎢ - osd-elis-go'i the two of us (not including you) think

ᎢᏕᎵᏍᎪᎢ - id-elis-go'i we (including you) all think.

ᎣᏤᎵᏍᎪᎢ - ots-elis-go'i we (not including you) all think.

ᎢᏤᎵᏍᎪᎢ - its-elis-go'i you all think.

ᎠᏁᎵᏍᎪᎢ - an-elis-go'i they think.


Remote Past

ᎠᏇᎵᏍᎬᎢ - agw-elis-gv'i I thought.

ᏤᎵᏍᎬᎢ - ts-elis-gv'i you thought.

ᎤᏪᎵᏍᎬᎢ - uwelis-gv'i he/she/it thought.

ᎩᏁᎵᏍᎬᎢ - gin-elis-gv'i the two of us (including you) thought.

ᏍᏕᎵᏍᎬᎢ - sd-elis-gv'i you two thought.

ᎣᎩᏁᎵᏍᎬᎢ - ogin-elis-gv'i the two of us (not including you) thought.

ᎢᎨᎵᏍᎬᎢ - ig-elis-gv'i we (including you) all thought.

ᎣᎨᎵᏍᎬᎢ - og-elis-gv'i we (not including you) thought.

ᎢᏤᎵᏍᎬᎢ - its-elis-gv'i you all thought.

ᎤᏁᎵᏍᎬᎢ - un-elis-gv'i they thought.


Practice Sentences

1. ᎠᎵᎮᎵᎦ Ꭺ ᎢᎦ, ᎨᎵᎠ - aliheliga go iga, gelia
I think he is happy today.

2. ᎯᎠᏍ ᎣᏍᏓ ᏗᎪᏪᎵ ᏍᏕᎵᎠ? - hias osd digoweli sdelia?
Do you two think this is a good book?

3. Ꮎ ᎣᎩᎾᎵ ᎨᏒ ᎠᏇᎵᏍᎬᎢ. - na oginali'i gesv agwelisgv'i.
I thought that was my friend.

4. ᎠᏂᏴᏫ ᎠᏃᏍᏓ ᎡᎵᏍᎪᎢ ᎠᏔ. - aniyvwi anosda elisgo'i ata.
The teenage girl thinks people are good.

5. ᎯᎠ ᎩᎵ ᏣᏤᎵ ᎠᎡᎵᎠ ᎠᏂᏧᏣ. - hia gili tsatseli anelia anitsutsa.
The boys think this is your dog.

6. ᏒᎯ ᎨᏍᏗ ᏱᏕᏣᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎸ ᎠᏇᎵᏍᎬ. - svhi gesdi yidetsalvwisdanelv agwelisgv.
i thought you didn't work yesterday.


Vocabulary

ᎪᎯ ᎢᎦ - go(hi) iga - today
ᏗᎪᏪᎵ - digohweli - a book
ᎣᎩᎾᎵᎢ - oginali'i - my (not your) friend
ᎨᏒᎢ - gesv'i - it was
ᎠᏂᏴᏫ - aniyvwi - people
ᎠᏃᏍᏓ- anosda - they (are) good
ᎠᏔ - ata - teenage girl
ᏣᏤᎵ - tsatseli - yours
ᎠᏂᏧᏣ - anitsutsa - boys