Deg xiqi xinatr’iditlghusr Conversational Deg Xinag

Chenh da’ 11/21/01 class

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


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?]

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 ....]

Ngide chenh.

Conversation among speakers:

Xidingi\qat.  Ask it. [Questions]


You guys don’t forget.   Why is stem –ghan?

Gilegik dhidlodi (Ts’an, he’?)


Gan tr’idighine’ (Ts’an, he’?)

what we said (summary)

Xina xatidlghisrdi

Meeting place.


What does this mean?

Xina xatidlghisrdi xits’in tasdo\.

I’ll go to the meeting tomorrow.

Venhdida’ q’agh ntasdo\. [What’s the middle word?]

I’ll come back tomorrow.

Q’odhisineyh dixiq’idz ist’anh?  [Ts’an, he?]

I was pretending to work.

Q’untogh niso.

I came back by plane?






What do these mean? What are the present, perfective and future markers?


You guys don’t forget.   What is the ‘you guys’ marker?


Yixudz ditr’atone\ .Let’s all say it.(In this list I’ll try to note which phrases we practice around with.)



PHRASES we use this class:


Ni’egh Gileg:

Weather Song:


Xiyts’in’ nixinedhit.

Falltime has come.

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

Dixudz inuxdatl. Gilixudz iy. Chenh ditr’al iy. Gil ixudz iy. Gil dodo iy.