VAI Practicum 6 Stable Stems

1) Translate each to other persons
(a)
Waak-uch alóot ndaaptóoneem.
[alóot pc anyway]

You
We (excl)
X

(b)
Kii ha ktéewachu-aaptóoneem?
Manhéel ndaapoonéewi.

eewachu- pv often
manhéel pc not very, hardly + negative verb

I
He
Ye
We (excl)
They

(c)
Néeka áalu-leekhíikeew.

leekhiikeew vai write

I
You
We (incl)
Ye
They

(d)
Kway ngáta-aaptoonéhna mah nduleekhiikéewi.

He
You
They

(e)
Neekáawa ha maw-shiipuwéewak?
Aayáaxkwu neekáawa uch shiipuwéewak.

shiipuweew vai whistle,

I
You
She
We (incl)
They

(f)
Íiyaach ha ktalóhke? Áaha ndáhwu-alóhke.

íiyaach pc still, yet : ahwu- pv hard, intense

He
Ye

(2)
niimaawanáheew make lunch

Do you want to make lunch today?
He is going to make lunch.
We (excl) should make lunch later.
Ye will not make lunch tomorrow.
They made lunch, now they are eating.

(3) Translate

piinjiipáhtoow rush inside
aawiipáhtoow get up quickly

I rushed inside.
I don’t want to rush inside.
Did you rush inside yesterday?
We (incl) did not rush inside.
He should rush inside now.
Maybe they will rush inside. (xeet pc maybe, perhaps)
I want to get up quickly.
Ye should get up quickly.
Ye cannot get up quickly.
Ye do not want to get up quickly.

(4) Make the following sentences negative
kawiiw vai-s he sleeps
maachiiw vai-s go home
áamwiiw vai-s get up from lying down.

Kway nŭmáw-káwi.
Ngáwi.
Néeka kawíiw níhlii. [níhlii pc alone]
Nii uch nŭmáachii aayáaxkwu.
Néeka kiish-aa -máachiiw kway kíishkwihk? (kiish- pv able to)
Niilóona aa nŭmaachíhna ngwútaash twu kulakíike.
Meelis áamwiiw.
Ngáta-áamwi.

(5)
Níimaaw vai-s bring lunch along
ax pc emphatic

Nii ax níimaam. Kii ha kuníima?
I did bring lunch. Did you bring lunch?

He did bring lunch.
I didn’t bring lunch. (with emphatic)
They couldn’t bring lunch yesterday.

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