Lesson #90: Sharing Food 2

Leda Jules: Pelly Banks dialect

 


C1: Áhlādé dīhchō’ esdege ként’ā́s.
Cut some turkey for me!
C2: Tū’ esdege gūkéntl’ī́t.
Pour some water for me!
C3: Ītlét esyénǹką̄́.
Pass me the cranberries!
C4: Īt’ét łédenką̄́!
Bring me some cranberries!
C5: Ledī́’ esyénǹką̄́.
Give me some tea!
Q1: Yā entsets yénlīn-ā?
What do you want to eat?
A1: Dīhchō’ yénéslīne.
I want some turkey.
A2: Dūłą̄́ yēdī estsets yénéslīn.
I don’t want anything.
Q2: Yā endān yénlīn-ā?
What do you want to drink?
A3: Ledī́’ esdān yénéslīn.
I want some tea to drink.
A4: Ledī́’ neszen.
I want tea.
C7: Ānī́’ entsets!
Come and eat (1 person)!
Ānī́’ ehtsets!
Come and eat (2 people)!
Ānī́’ nḗhtsets!
Come and eat (3+ people)!
C8: Table ts’į̄́’ łédenyā́!
Come to the table (1 person)!
Table ts’į̄́’ łédah’ás!
Come to the table (2 people)!
Table ts’į̄́’ łédehdél!
Come to the table (3+ people)!
C9: Kǭ́ą̄ łéndenjā́!
Come home (1 person)!
Kǭ́ą̄ łéndaht’ás!
Come home (2 people)!
Kǭ́ą̄ łéndehdél!
Come home (3+ people)!
C10: Kǭ́ą̄ kūnyā́!
Come inside (one person)!
Kǭ́ą̄ kūah’ás!
Come inside (two people)!
Kǭ́ą̄ kuehdél!
Come inside (3+ people)!
Q3: Ītl’ét nahdege désts’ī-am?
Are the cranberries sour for you?
A2: Łā́néyéh désts’ī’.
They are really sour.
A3: Łā́néyéh łedī́h.
They are really sweet.
A4: Esdege łą̄́ łedī́h.
They taste really good to me.
Q4: Dīhchō etī-am?
Is the turkey good?
A5: Dīhchō little bit segan.
It is a little dry.
A6: Łā́néyéh etīe.
It’s really good.
A7: Łā́néyéh łedī́h.
It’s really tasty.