Michif

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Re: Michif

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-03-17, 4:11

OK, honestly, I don't have anything particularly interesting to report this time, I don't think. :P Still trying to review old stuff but started looking at new vocabulary from lesson #3. :)
Koko wrote:EDIT: nista/nîsta in Cree are "me too," and similarly there's kîsta. The full pronoun of ni- is "niya" (like kiya!). Dammit…

Yeah, I wonder whether Michif also has niya.

EDIT: Yep, it does!

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Re: Michif

Postby Koko » 2016-03-17, 5:45

kinêhiyawinisitohten tânayikohk? [via Michif]
How much Cree do you understand?

(I seriously doubt that's proper Cree :para: )

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Re: Michif

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-03-17, 7:50

Nimoya mishchet :lol:
Not much!

I don't know whether that's really an acceptable utterance in Michif, either, but still worth a try. :P

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Re: Michif

Postby vijayjohn » 2017-03-27, 5:29

This shouldn't be hard, but it'll help me make sure I've rounded out that lesson:

I see = ni wapataen
We see = ni wapataenan
You see = keewapataen
Y'all see = keewapataenawow [kɨ̥waːpahˈteːnaːˌwaːw]
He sees = wapatam
They see = wapatamwuk [ˌwaːpahˈtʌmwək]
I saw = geewapataen
We saw = geewapataynaan
You saw = keewapataen [ˈkiːwaːpahˌteːn]
Y'all saw = keewapataenawow
He saw = keewapatum
They saw= keewapatamwuk


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