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Ojebway Language:

A Manual for missionaries
and others employed among the Ojebway Indians
by Edward F. Wilson, 1874

 

The Conjunction

To, that, in order that

che-.

Or, either,

kámah.

So, thus, as,

ezhe-.

Because,

óonje.

For,

mah.

While,

mágwah.

And, also, besides,

kuhya.

Yet, still,

kayáhbe.

And (with numerals),

uhzhe or 'zhe.

Yet, as yet,

múhshe.

But, and, then,

dush.

Though, although,

áhnoo, áhnuhwe.

When,

uhpée.

Nor, neither,

káhween kuhya.

If,

kíshpin.

Then,

me dush.

Since,

ako, kah-úhko.

Note. - Che- is used only with the subjunctive, thus: We eat to live, kewéesenemin che-bemáhdezeyaung. Ezhe is joined with the verb, thus: As you love, so you be loved, ázhe-sáhgeëwáyun me suh ka-ëzhe-sáhgeëgóyun.

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