The "B" class verb 'thirst, be thirsty' in present tense.

Root verb -tadeg-

ᎠᎩᏔᏕᎩᎠ ak-tadegi-'a I am thirsty.

ᏣᏔᏕᎩᎠ tsa-tadegi-'a you are thirsty.

ᎤᏔᏕᎩᎠ u-tadegi-'a he/she/it is thirsty.

ᏕᎩᏂᏔᏕᎩᎠ degini-tadegi-'a the two of us (including you) are thirsty.

ᏕᏍᏗᏔᏕᎩᎠ desdi-tadegi-'a you two are thirsty.

ᏙᎩᏂᏔᏕᎩᎠ dogini-tadegi-'a the two of us (not including you) are thirsty.

ᏕᎩᏔᏕᎩᎠ degi-tadegi-'a we all (including you) are thirsty.

ᏙᎩᏔᏕᎩᎠ dogi-tadegi-'a we all (not including you) are thirsty.

ᏕᏥᏔᏕᎩᎠ detsi-tadegi-'a you all are thirsty.

ᏚᏂᏔᏕᎩᎠ duni-tadegi-'a they are thirsty.


Practice Sentences

1. ᎠᏂᏍᎦᏯ ᏚᏂᏔᏕᎩᎠ Anisgaya dunitadegi'a.
The men (they) are thirsty.

2. ᏣᏔᏕᎩᎠᏍ? Tsatadegi'as?
Are you thirsty?

3. ᎨᏍᏗ ᎤᏔᏕᎩᎠ. Gesdi utadegi'a.
S/He is not thirsty.

4. ᏙᎩᏔᏕᎩᎠ. Dogitadegi'a.
We are all thirsty.

5. ᏕᏍᏗᏔᏕᎩᎠᏧ? Desditadegi'atsu?
Are you two thirsty?


'thirst' habitual present.

ᎠᎩᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ ak-tadegi-ho'i I thirst.

ᏣᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ tsa-tadegi-ho'i you thirst.

ᎤᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ u-tadegi-ho'i he/she/it thirsts.

ᏕᎩᏂᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ degini-tadegi-ho'i the two of us (including you) thirst.

ᏕᏍᏗᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ desdi-tadegi-ho'i you two thirst.

dogini-tadegi-ho'i the two of us (not including you) thirst.

ᏕᎩᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ degi-tadegi-ho'i we all (including you) thirst.

ᏙᎩᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ dogi-tadegi-ho'i we all (not including you) thirst.

ᏕᏥᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ detsi-tadegi-ho'i you all thirst.

ᏚᏂᏔᏕᎩᎰᎢ duni-tadegi-ho'i they thirst.


'thirsty' remote past tense.

ᎠᎩᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ ak-tadegisg-v'i I was thirsty.

ᏣᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ tsa-tadegisg-v'i you were thirsty.

ᎤᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ u-tadegisg-v'i he/she/it was thirsty.

ᏕᎩᏂᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ degini-tadegisg-v'i the two of us (including you) were thirsty.

ᏕᏍᏗᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ desdi-tadegisg-v'i you two were thirsty.

ᏙᎩᏂᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ dogini-tadegisg-v'i the two of us (not including you) were thirsty.

ᏕᎩᏔᎩᏍᎬᎢ degi-tadegisg-v'i we all (including you) were thirsty.

ᏙᎩᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ dogi-tadegisg-v'i we all (not including you) were thirsty.

ᏕᏥᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ detsi-tadegisg-v'i you all were thirsty.

ᏚᏂᏔᏕᎩᏍᎬᎢ duni-tadegisg-v'i they were thirsty.

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