Lessons #86-87: Making Tea – Part 7

Leda Jules: Pelly Banks dialect

 


Eskḗheten. Shenêsten.
I was freezing.  I am freezing. I froze (literally).
Nekḗneten-am?
Were you freezing? Are you freezing?
Mekḗneten. Shenéhten.
He was freezing.  He is freezing. He froze (to death).
Tūzel shenéhten.
The soup was frozen.  The soup is freezing.
Gūkḗneten. Gūkḗnetį̄.
We (2, 3+) were frozen. We (2, 3+) are freezing.
Nahkḗneten. Nehkḗnetį̄.
You (2, 3+) were frozen. You (2, 3+) are freezing.
Gekḗneten. Gekḗnetį̄.
They (2, 3+) were frozen. They (2, 3+) are freezing.

 

Eskḗnūténī sį̄́.
I might be freezing.
Nekḗnūténī sį̄́.
You might be freezing.
Mekḗnūténī sį̄́.
He might be freezing.
Gūkḗnūténī sį̄́.
We (2, 3+) might be freezing.
Nahkḗnūténī sį̄́.
You (2, 3+) might be freezing.
Gekḗnūténī sį̄́.
They (2, 3+) might be freezing.
Be Freezing (future)
Eskḗdenētį̄ł.
I will be freezing.
Nekḗdenētį̄ł.
You will be freezing.
Mekḗdenētį̄ł.
He will be freezing.
Tūzel shedenētį̄ł.
The soup will freeze.
Gūkḗdenētį̄ł.
We (2, 3+) will be freezing.
Nehkḗdenētį̄ł.
You (2, 3+) will be freezing.
Gekḗdenētį̄ł.
They (2, 3+) will be freezing.

 

Etsén shenêsten.
I froze the meat.
Etsén shenînten.
You froze the meat.
Etsén shenéhten.
He froze the meat.
Sheyenéhten.
He froze it.
Etsén shejenéhten.
We (2, 3+) froze the meat.
Etsén shenêhten.
You (2, 3+) froze the meat.
Etsén shegenéhten.
They (2, 3+) froze the meat.
Freeze something (imperfective)
Etsén shedenestį̄.
I am freezing the meat.
Etsén shedenentį̄.
You are freezing the meat.
Etsén shedenetį̄.
He is freezing the meat.
Sheyedenetį̄.
He is freezing it.
Etsén shejenehtį̄.
We (2, 3+) are freezing the meat.
Etsén shenehtį̄.
You (2, 3+) are freezing the meat.
Shegenetį̄.
They (2, 3+) are freezing (the meat).

 

Tūzel nûsk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
I might cool the soup.
Tūzel nûnhk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
You might cool the soup.
Tūzel nûhk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
He might cool the soup.
Yenûhk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
He might cool it.
Tūzel dzenûhk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
We (2, 3+) might cool the soup.
Tūzel nenêhk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
You (2, 3+) might cool the soup.
Tūzel genûhk’ā́zī́ sį̄́.
They (2, 3+) might cool the soup.
Yegenûhk’āzī́ sį̄́.
They (2, 3+) might cool it.