Lessons #61-62: Tsūnēt’ḗs Dzehtsį̄h – Making Bannock 1

Leda Jules: Pelly Banks dialect

Verbs: give, pour, mix/stir, bake/fry, eat
Perfective, imperfective, optative and future
Indirect object (oblique object)

 


Brittany: Sā’ā́ gūts’į̄h dūłą̄́ tsūnēt’ḗs estsets lā.
Long ago-from-not-bannock-I eat-assert.
I haven’t eaten bannock for a long time.
Ronnie: Ā́hlādé dzūhtsį̄hī.
Some-let’s (2) make.
Let’s make some.
Brittany: Tsūnēt’ḗs yā metah dzūle-ā?
Bannock-what-with it-we make-information question?
What do we need to make bannock?
Ronnie: Kólā kēnt’ēdé sīseslā’ nessen: sūně’, baking powder, ētl, īyéh eyę́’.
Already-everything-it there-I think: flour,-baking powder,-salt,-and lard.
I think I have everything we need: flour, baking powder, salt and lard.
Brittany: Senī ūsleī.
Me-I will make it.
I’ll make it.
Tsūně’ esyénką̄́!
Flour-you give me!
Give me some flour!
Ronnie: Ną́’ didī bowl k’eh gūkéntl’ī́t.
Here,-this-bowl-into-you pour.
Here, you can pour it in this bowl.
Brittany: baking powder īyéh ētl yéh esyénléh!
That-baking powder-and-salt-you give me!
Give me the baking powder and the salt!
Ronnie: Ētl nístlōnī dūłą̄́ gūkéntlī́t!
Salt-lots-not-you pour in!
Don’t use too much salt!
Brittany: Kólā meyḗsdī́h lā!
Finally-I know-assert!
I know what I’m doing!
Eyę́’ esyénǹ’ā́!
Lard-you give me!
Give me the lard!
Metah mełēsgisī.
With it-I’ll mix it.
I’ll mix that in.
Ronnie: Didī łą̄́ gūtīe enht’ḗs.
These-really-well-you cook.
You really cook well.
Kólā łą̄́ gūtīe ūlḗ-sį̄́.
Finally-really-good-will be-maybe.
These should be good.
Brittany: Kólā etīe!
Finally-good.
That looks good.
Tū nistsį̄dle metah tenéntlī́t.
Water-small amount-with it-you pour.
Now pour in just a little water.
Kólā!
Enough!
That’s enough!
Ronnie: Dūłą̄́ eyę́’ dést’īn kḗnessen.
Not-oil-I have-I think like.
I don’t think I have any oil.
Brittany: Kólā enét’ē dent’īn nessen dį̂.
Finally-everything-you have-I thought-before.
I thought you had everything.
Ándūsjāī áhlādé łéndūslḗī dege.
I will go home-some-I will bring-for.
I’ll have to go home and get some.
(Sā’ā́ gūjā́ tl’ą̂)
(Later)
Brittany: Kólā gūtsḗwet kéh dzūht’ḗzī. Edzūtsedzī.
Finally-fry pan-with-we (2) will fry. We will eat them.
Okay, we’re ready to fry them. We’ll eat them!
Ronnie: Didī łą̄́ łedī́h!
These-really-tasty!
These are tasty!
Dzídze senhbēdzī łén’āl-am?
Berries-boiled-you brought-yes/no question?
Did you bring any jam?
Brittany: Kḗt’ēdé entsets.
Like that-you eat.
You will have to eat them just like that (plain).
Gūsts’ī́t! Bag t’ā́t gūdése’ān.
I lie!-Bag-inside-it is located.
Just kidding! It’s in the bag.