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Animate Intransitive Verbs (VAI)

I'm thirsty, he visits, she hunts, he goes home, you're hungry...

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Antane mak Pien

Tan eshpanin?

How are you?

Tshuitshin a ute?

Do you have a house here?

Natuashish nutshin.

I'm from Natuashish.

Pien nitishinikashun.

My name is Pien (Peter).

Ekᵘ tshin, tshimupin a?

What about you, are you visiting?

Mauat, nete meshkanat nuitshin.

No, I have a house here, over on the road.

Shash a tshekat tshika tshiuen?

Will you be going back soon?

Eshe, uapaki nitshiuen.

Yes, I'm going back tomorrow.

Tshinataun a ute?

Do you hunt here?

Mauat, nutaui mukᵘ natau.

No, only my father hunts.

Tshaune ishinikashu.

His name is Tshaune (Johnny).

Tshishiuen a kie ma tshinipakuen a?

Are you hungry or thirsty?

Eshe, nishiuen mak ninipakuen.

Yes, I'm hungry and thirsty.

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