(1) Practice using VIIs with unstable stems ending in (aa)
Saapuléhleew . There is lightning,
nzukíhleew turn black
oolihkíhleew turn blue
pasíhleew split in two
It turned black because there was lightning.
There was lightning when it turned black.
It didn’t burn because there was no lightning.
There was no lightning when it split in two.
(2) Practice conjugating VIIs unstable stem in (ii)
Mohkuw it bleeds (stem-kwii)
wunjiikuw it leaks (stem-kii)
mohkamúyuw vii be icy
tangáawatuw vii have a low price
ahwat be difficult
It has a low price because it leaks.
Its difficult because its bleeding.
It leaks when its icy.
It doesn’t leak when its not icy.
neeli- pv while + conjunct-
eendxun- PV everytime + conjunct
weetûmu- pv while => conjunct
iiyéeskwa pc before + conjunct verb
(iiyéeskwa often takes a negative verb complement)
Apúw. He was there.
Saapuléhleew be lightening.
Leew it happened.
Sookûlaan It rains.
Kshaxun Its windy.
He was there while it burned.
It burns everytime there is lightning.
It burned before it happened.
It rains everytime its windy.
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