Aaniin ezhichiged? - What is s/he doing?
Aaniin endoodang? - What is s/he doing?
Wegonen endoodang? - What is s/he doing?
Aaniin ezhichiged awe inini? - What is that man doing?
Bimose - He is walking.
Aaniin ezhichiged awe gwiiwizenz? - What is that boy doing?
Bimibatoo - He is running.
Aaniin ezhichiged awe ikwe? - What is that woman doing?
Giigido - She is talking.
Gaagiigido - She keeps talking.
Nagamo na ikwezenz? - Is that girl singing?
Gaagiigido na? - Does s/he keep talking?
Wiisini na? - Is s/he eating?
Nagamo - S/he is singing.
Aazha nibaa awe inini - This man is already asleep.
Aazha nibaa - S/he is already asleep.
Aaniin ezhichigewaad? - What are they doing?
Aaniin endoodamowaad? - What are they doing?
Wegonen endoodamowaad? - What are they doing?
Aaniin ezhichigewaad igiwe ikwewag? - What are those women doing?
Wiisiniwag - They are eating.
Nibaawag na animoshag? - Are the dogs asleep?
Animoshag na nibaawag? - Are the dogs asleep?
Nibaawag na? - Are they asleep?
Wiisiniwag mego animoshag? - Are the dogs eating right now?
gaagiigido - he talks, keeps talking
The conjunct suffix for the 3d person singular (s/he) for AI verbs, ending in a consonant is -g:
aaniin ezhichiged? - what is s/he doing?
aaniin endoodang? - what is s/he doing?
The last -m of doodam also changes into -n before taking this suffix.
The conjunct suffix for the 3d person plural (they) is -waad:
aaniin ezhichigewaad? - what are they doing?
It is -owaad if a verb ends in a consonant:
aaniin endoodamowaad? - what are they doing?
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