VTI Subjunctive Conjunct

This mode is used when the sub-phrase talks of things that have not really occurred, but could or might happen.

One could call these hypothetical or conditional sub-clauses.

The Subjunctive Conjunct Mode adds the modal ending (-e) to regular conjunct endings but without initial change.

... néenge 
if she sees it 

... kataatánge  
if he wants it 

... kataatamáane  
if I want it  

Mah ndayumóowŭneen amóxool mah kataatamoowéengwe.  
We won't get the boat if we don't want it.  

Ktáyumun uch ha katá-ch-neemáne?
If you see it will you get it?  

Mah aa ktalunumóowun ahtawáane 
You should not touch it if I put it down.  
alúnum vti1b touch s.t.  
áhtoow vti2 put s.t. down


When used alone with uch (future) this mode furnishes 3rd person commands:

Let him do it. 

Let him see it. 

Let him get it. 

Let him bring it. 

Let him eat it. 

Let him drink it.

Go to VTI Practicum 14 Subjunctive Conjunct

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