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Chapter Four - Outline

Nanta Katiohmi?
(What is it doing?)

Vocabulary Words

bininli

(is) sitting

ia

(is) going

pisa, pisa

see; look at

balili

(is) running

impa

(is) eating

nusi

(is) sleeping

kanchυk

barn

bok

river

chito

big; large

iskitini    

small; little

pυt

this; these

mυt

that; those

υt; yυt; hυt    

subject markers         
(the or a)          

 

Model Sentences

Model 1

a)

Issuba lusa yυt bok ia.

b)

The black horse is going to the river

b)

Issuba mυt kanchυk ia kiyo.

b)

That horse is not going to the barn.

 

Model 2

a)

Katos tohbi yυt balili.

a)

The white cat is running.

b)

Katos lakna pυt balili kiyo.

b)

This yellow cat is not running.

 

Model 3

a)

Hushi homma chito yυt bininli ho?

a)

Is the big red bird sitting?

b)

Keyu, hushi mυt bininli kiyo.

b)

No, that bird is not sitting.

 

Model 4

a)

Chukfi lusakbi iskitini yυt impa ho?

a)

Is the little brown rabbit eating?

b)

A, chukfi pυt impa.

b)

Yes, this rabbit is eating.

 

 

 
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