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Imperative Review

2019 – Gathering – Wyandot Language Lesson Number #1 – Review   The most common four forms of the imperative are of four different kinds:   For one person to do something: you (singular) For more than one person to … Continue reading

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Continue

Continue  -ǫky- This is used when a noun root is incorporated.   taeaˀtǫkyeˀ           Someone is coming. [tah-eh-ah-ah-ton-kyeh-eh] t-                      dualic -a-                    factual -e-                    indefinite agent – someone -aˀt-                  noun root – body -ǫky-               verb root – continue -eˀ                    purposive aspect … Continue reading

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Hole

Be a Hole –(h/y)aręht- This verb always incorporates a noun root.   Yuhšaharęht                  One has a hole in the mouth (character in Narratives) [yooh-shah-hah-renht] y-         partitive -u-        feminine-zoic singular patient – one -hš-      noun root – mouth -a-        joiner … Continue reading

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call

Call – -ngyaˀtęhs- With this verb root there is always an agent doing the call and a patient being called.  In no form in the Narratives do we find the stative aspect. ayǫngyaˀtęhs        She calls them (ind). [ah-yon-gyah-ah-tens] ayǫ-                 feminine-zoic … Continue reading

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