Deg xiqi xinatr’iditlghusr Conversational Deg Xinag

Summary of 3/27/01 class


Tr’ighedo’: Jim, Katherine, Amy, Beth, Cheryl, Xune\, Sam, Sonta, Alice.


Ade’. Ndadz dengit’a? Ngidenax? Ndagh dhedo? Q’iydong ndagh ghedo’? Ni’egh ndadz dixet’a? Dran ndadz dangit’an’?


Ni’egh Gileg:

Weather Song:


It’s sunny.

Getiy i\ yoth

It’s very snowy.

Tr’al ts’i izre.

Not that cold.

Xulegg nonxitidhadhit.

Spring is coming.


New material:

Siyix ghisdo’.

I was at home.

Siyi\ xidija\.

I was busy.


My daughter [man’s]

Dinalo’ axa didalney.

I just have to play music. [Our hand with play.]

Xiq'ogili'anhdi nidhiso.

I went to the hospital.

Gi\iggsnal siyi\ xethdlan.

I have 5 sisters. [5 with me siblings]


My younger sister


Some ideas for talking about the future:



Venhdida' ndadz ditede\?

What are you going to do tomorrow?

Venhdida' ndagh tedo\?

Where you going to stay tomorrow?


If we have time, we’ll work on pages 47 and 48 in Dindlidik, “Deg Xinag Xitr’inili’an’ Ts’in’ (We tried to learn Deg Xinag)”.


Gil dodo iy


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