Deg xiqi xinatr’iditlghusr Conversational Deg Xinag

Plan for 10/16/01 class

A}ixi antr’ixixidili’anh. We learn with each other.

Tr’ighido: Hannah, Raymond, Donna, Sam, Courtney, George, Alice


Ade’. [Hello]

Ndadz dengit’a? [How are you?]

Ngidenax? [And you?]

Ndagh dhedo? [Where are you?] answer: “…dhisdo.”

Q’iydong ndagh ghingdo’? [Where were you yesterday?] “ …ghisdo.”

Venhdida’ ndagh tedo}? [Where will you be tomorrow?]   “…tasdo}” [I will be in…]

Ni’egh ndadz dixet’a?[How’s the weather?] Are you ready with your answers about the weather?

Q'iydong ndadz dixighet'a'? [What was the weather yesterday?]

Dran ndadz dangit’an’? [What did you do today?] 

Ndadz ditet’e}. [What are you going to do tomorrow?] Find out the future form of the verb that you want.  …q’otasineyh [I’ll be working at ....]

Conversation among speakers: Hannah and Raymond


Getiy ngichux ghison’.

I ate too much.

So} ditidhi'on’.

It's getting dark.

so} de’on’.

It’s dark.

 Vigidiggitr ghinon xidivida’

Fiddle festival

Tthog iy dhidlodi

Where there’s old stuff (antique store)


It was good weather.

Chenh da’.

Next time.



I don’t know.


He/she doesn’t know.

Git’on’ ditidhiq’onh.

Git’on’ deq’onh.

So} ditidhi'on’.

so} de’on’.

Practice verbs.

Leaves are starting to turn color. [burning] 

Leaves are turning color. [burning]

It's getting (starting to get) dark.

It’s dark.

PHRASES we use this class:

Sidhaq imo.

My throat hurts.

Yith xelanh, he?

Is there snow?


I’m going to listen.

Yixudz ditr’atone}.

We’ll all say it.

Goga yozr ndadz dixet’a?

How is the baby?

Xe/edz dixet’a ine’ yixetrix.

They’re fine but they’re crying.

Xitsi tidhasol ts’in’.

I’m not going there.

AFN xitsi teho/, he?

Are you going to AFN?

Nda/on tasdo/.

Maybe I’ll go.

Ndidong ningiyo?

When did you come?

Q’iydong niso.

I came yesterday.

Dran niso.

I came today.

Go’eda} niso.

I came just now.

Vixetralth qul.

It’s not hard.


Ni’egh Gileg:

Weather Song:

Izre xelanh.

It’s cold.

Yith xelanh, he?

Is there snow?


It’s windy.

Xiyts’in’ xelanh. (xel’anh?)

It’s Fall.

A}ixi antr’ixixidili’anh. We learn with each other.

Dixudz inuxdatl. Gilixudz iy. Chenh ditral iy.