Lessons #52-53: Washing Dishes – Part 2

Leda Jules: Pelly Banks dialect

Verbs: wash, dry, gather, bring

Perfective, imperfective, optative, future, transitive vs intransitive, reflexive

 


C1: Tsʼáʼ enʼṓts!
Wash the dishes! (1 person)
C2: Tsʼáʼ ahʼṓts!
Wash the dishes! (2 people)
C3: Tsʼáʼ nā́hʼṓts!
All of you wash the dishes! (3+)
R1: Kólā tsʼáʼ sesʼṓts.
I already washed the dishes.
R2: Kólā tsʼáʼ dzesʼṓts.
We (2) already washed the dishes.
R3: Kólā tsʼáʼ nédzesʼṓts.
We (3+) already washed the dishes.
S1: Tsʼáʼ sejūlé’ī!
Let’s gather up the dishes!
S2: Tsʼídāne sejūlé’ī!
Let’s gather up the kids!
S3: Kēchō sejūléī!
Let’s gather up the boots!
Q1: Esnī́ʼ tsen elīn-am?
Is my face dirty?
A1: Ham, nenī́ʼ tsen elīn. Nenī́ʼ enʼṓts!
Yes, your face is dirty. Wash your face!
Q2: Kólā nahlā́ʼ sahʼṓdz-am?
Did you (2) wash your hands?
A2: Kólā gūláʼ dzesʼṓts.
We already washed our hands.
Q3: Tsʼáʼ senʼṓdz-am?
Did you wash the dishes?
A3: Dūłą̄́ tsʼáʼ dzahʼṓts síkʼādé.
We haven’t washed them yet.
Q4: Kólā ts’á’ segan-am?
Are the dishes dry yet?
A4: Dídū dzesʼṓts lā.
We just washed them.
A5: Endū́é dūłą̄́ segan tsʼáʼ echʼeléʼ yéh dzūhgánī́ sį̄́.
Not yet, we’ll dry them with a towel.
Q5: Esyéh tsʼā́ʼ enʼṓdz-am?
Are you going to wash the dishes with me?
A6: Ham.
Sure.

Tsʼáʼ sesʼṓts.
I washed the dishes.
Tsʼáʼ senʼṓts.
You washed the dishes.
Tsʼáʼ seʼṓts.
He/she washed the dishes.
Yésʼṓts.
He/she washed it/them.
Tsʼáʼ dzesʼṓts.
We (2) washed the dishes.
Tsʼáʼ sahʼṓts.
You (2) washed the dishes.
Tsʼáʼ gesʼṓts.
They (2) washed the dishes.
Geyésʼṓts.
They (2) washed it. (or) They washed them.
Tsʼáʼ nédzesʼṓts.
We (3+) washed the dishes.
Tsʼáʼ nésahʼṓts.
You (3+) washed the dishes.
Tsʼáʼ négesʼṓts.
They (3+) washed the dishes
Négéyésʼṓts.
They (3+) washed it. (or) They washed them.
Deyāsesʼṓts.
I washed myself.
Edāsʼōts.
I washed myself.
Deyāsenʼṓts.
You washed yourself.
Edīnʼṓts.
You washed yourself.
Deyādeʼṓts.
He/she washed herself/himself.
Deyādzesʼṓts.
We (2) washed ourselves.
Deyāsahʼṓts.
You (2) washed yourselves.
Deyāgesʼṓts.
They (2) washed themselves.
Deyā́ndzesʼṓts.
We (3+) washed ourselves.
Deyā́ndzahʼṓts.
We (3+) washed ourselves.
Deyānsahʼṓts.
You (3+) washed yourselves
Deyāngesʼṓts.
They (3+) washed themselves.