Lesson #8: Are You Hungry?

Leda Jules: Pelly Banks dialect

 


Paul: Denbéd-am?
You hungry-question?
Are you hungry?
Brittany: Ham, desbét.
Yes, I am hungry.
Gū́hłīnī entsedzī déntʼīn-am?
Something-you eat-you have-yes/no question?
Do you have something to eat?
Paul: Ną́’ dedī etsén yéh sū́nēt’ḗs yéh entsets!
Here-this-meat-and-bannock-and-you eat!
Here, eat some stew and bannock!
Gū́hłīnī endān yénlīn-am?
Something-you eat-you want-question?
Do you want something to drink?
Tū’ nenzen-am?
Water-you want-yes/no question?
Are you thirsty?
Brittany: Ham, tū’ neszen.
Yes,-water-I want.
Yes, I am thirsty.
Yē endān dénht’īn-ā?
What-you drink-you have-information question?
What do you have to drink?
Paul: Ledī́’ déstʼīn.
Tea-I have.
I have some tea.
Ledī́’ nenzen-am?
Tea-you want- yes/no question?
Do you want some tea?
Brittany: Endū́é dūłą̄́ ledī́’ neszen.
No-not-tea-I want.
No, I don’t like tea.
Tū’ zelé’ yénéslīne.
Water-only-I want.
I just want just some water.
Paul: Ną́’ dedī kū́k’ā kéh tūʼ endān!
Here-this cup-with-water-you drink!
Here drink this cup of water!
Brittany: Sṓgā́ sénlá’. Béde łą̄́ łedī́h.
Good-you made me. Food-really-tasty
Thank you!  The food was really good!
Nesū́nēt’ḗs łā́néyéh yénéslīne.
Your bannock-really-I liked.
I really liked your bannock.
Łā́néyéh dā́nā́sdān.
Really-I am full.
Now I am full!

Tūzel łédentį̄́! Bring the soup! (in a pot)
Tūzel łédenką̄́! Bring the soup! (in a bowl)
Łédenką̄́! Bring it! (in a bowl)
Ledī́ʼ łedenką̄́! Bring the tea! (in a cup)
Łédentį̄́! Bring it! (in a pot)
Ledī́ʼ łédentį̄́! Bring the tea! (in a pot)
Mekényah. Go get it!
Ledī́ʼ kényáh! Go get the tea!
Sū́nēt’ḗs kényáh! Get the bannock!
Łéyedūką̄́ sį̄́. He might bring it.
Łégeyédūką̄́ sį̄́. They might bring it
Sendā’! Sit down (1 person)!
Łī́sehkē! Sit down (2 person)!
Dêhts’ī’! Sit down (3 people)!
Nenyā́! Get up! (1 person)
Nāht’ā́s! Get up! (2 people)!
Nēhdél! Get up! (3+ people)
Nedzedēdél. We will stand (future).
Nedzūt’ā́zī sį̄́. Let’s (2 of us) get up.
Nedzūdḗlī sį̄́. Let’s all get up.
Nénzet! Stand up! (1 Person)!
Nêhzet! Stand up! (2+ people)
Anī́’! Come here!
Ah’áné ts’į̄́’ denyā́! Go over there!
Entsets! Eat it!
Endān! Drink it!
Tsī́nī! Be quiet!
Zetl dendī’! Be quiet!
Edénts’ek! Listen! (1 person)
Edêhts’ek! Listen! (2 people)
Nḗdḗhts’ek! Listen! (3+ people)