Deg xiqi xinatr’iditlghusr Conversational Deg Xinag

Summary 3/6/01 class

Tr’ighedo’: Judith, Sam, Donna, Jesse, Cheryl, Ali

Ade’. Ndadz dengit’a? Ndagh dhedo? Ni’egh ndadz dixet’a? Dran ndadz dangit’an’? 

Ni’egh Gileg:

Weather Song:

Ezre qul. Ezre qul.

Not cold.

Q’uth xelanh. Q’uth xelanh.

It’s cloudy.

Tr’al ts’i izre. Tr’al ts’i izre.

Not that cold.

Xulegg nixitadhit?

Spring is coming.

Nelang tol …????

I took moose soup to Rose at the hospital.

Q’odhisinek.  Check this.

I worked.

We added to our self introductions.

New material: We talked about the verb ‘to arrive by walking’ on page 56 of the verb lesson book, “Deg Xinag axa Nixodhi\ Ts’in’”. Here are the little parts of the verb. The English is in parentheses.

1.Niso         (I arrived)               n(arrive)     is(me)              o(walk)

2.Ningiyo    (you arrived)           n(arrive)     ngi(you)          o(walk)

3.Neyo        (s/he arrived)          n(arrive)     ---(s/he)           o(walk)

4.Tr’inedatl (we arrived)            tr’i(we)       n(arrive)          datl(walk)

5.Nuxdatl    (you guys arrived)   n(arrive)     ux(you guys)   datl(walk)

6.Xinedatl   (they arrived)          xi(they)       n(arrived)        datl(walk)

The –n- at the beginning of a ‘verb of motion’ like ‘swim’ or ‘fly’ means to arrive in that way.  Notice that in #4 and #6 the –n- is NOT at the beginning of the word.  That’s because tr’i-(we) and xi-(they) ALWAYS come at the beginning of their verbs.  I wonder why?

Practice with sounds: gh.

Gil dodo iy.


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