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Ojibwe Verb Paradigms

 

VTA, IMPERATIVE PROHIBITIVE

'-am' Stems

don't you (sg.) see me - gego waabamishiken
don't you (sg.) see yourself - gego waabamidiziken
don't you (sg.) see him - gego waabamaaken
don't you (sg.) see us - gego waabamishikangen
don't you (sg.) see them - gego waabamaaken

don't you (pl.) see me - gego waabamishikegon
don't you (pl.) see him - gego waabamaakegon
don't you (pl.) see us - gego waabamishikangen
don't you (pl.) see yourselves - gego waabamidizikegon
don't you (pl.) see them - gego waabamaakegon

let us don't see him - gego waabamaasidaa
let us don't see ourselves - gego waabamidizosidaa
let us don't see them - gego waabamaasidaanig
let us don't see each other - gego waabamidisidaa

 

'-aw' Stems

don't you (sg.) listen to me - gego bizindawishiken
don't you (sg.) listen to yourself - gego bizindaadiziken
don't you (sg.) listen to him - gego bizindawaaken
don't you (sg.) listen to us - gego bizindawishikangen
don't you (sg.) listen to them - gego bizindawaaken

don't you (pl.) listen to me - gego bizindawishikegon
don't you (pl.) listen to him - gego bizindawaakegon
don't you (pl.) listen to us - gego bizindawishikangen
don't you (pl.) listen to yourselves - gego bizindaadizikegon
don't you (pl.) listen to them - gego bizindawaakegon

let us don't listen to him - gego bizindawaasidaa
let us don't listen to ourselves - gego bizindaadizosidaa
let us don't listen to them - gego bizindawaasidaanig
let us don't listen to each other - gego bizindaadisidaa


waabam - see him
bizindaw - listen to him

 

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