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Ojebway Language:

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

 

Examples of Paradigms.
Example of Paradigm V. Positive Form

Indicative Mood
Imperative Mood
Participle
Passive Voice

 

Examples of Paradigms.
Transitive Verb - Animate. Positive Form
Paradigm V. -WAUN.

INDICATIVE MOOD
Present Tense
  Me Thee Him His
I ... ke...oon nin...wah ne...oomaun
thou ke... ... ke...wah ke...oomaun
he ne...ook ke...ook o...waun o...waun
we (ex.) ... ke...oogoo nin...wahnaun ne...oomahnaun
you ke...oom ... ke...wahwah ke...oomahwaun
they ne...oogoog ke...oogoog o...wahwaun o...wahwaun
 
  Us (excl.) Us (incl.) You Them
I ... ... ke..oonenim ne..waug
thou ke..oomin ... ... ke..waug
he ne..oogoonaun ke..oogoonaun ke..oogoowah o..waun
we (ex.) ... ... ke..oogoom ne..wahnahnig
you ke..oomin ... ... ke..wahwaug
they ne..oogoonahnig ke..oogoonahnig ke..oogoowaug o..wahwaun

IMPERATIVE MOOD
  Me Thee Him His
...thou ..ooshin (wanting) ... ...
let him ... ... ogah..waun ...
let us ... ... ..wahdah ...
..ye ..ooshig ... ..ook ...
let them ... ... ogah..wahwaun ...
 
  Us ( excl.) Us (incl.) You Them
...thou ..ooshenaum (wanting) (wanting) ...
let him ... ... ... ogah..waun
let us ... ... ... ..wahdahnig
..ye ..ooshenaum ... ... ..ook
let them ... ... ... ogah..wahwaun

PARTICIPLE
Present Tense
  Me Thee Him His
I who ... ..oonaun ..wug ..oomug
thou ..ooyun ... ..wud ..oomud
he ..ood ..ook ..waud ..waud
we (ex.) ... ..oogooyun ..waungid ..oomaungid
you ..ooyag ... ..wag ..oomag
they ..oojig ..ookig ..wahjig ..wahjig
 
  Us ( excl.) Us (incl.) You Them
I who ... ... ..oonenuhgoog ..wugig
thou ..ooyung ... ... ..wudjig
he ..ooyungid ..oonung ..oonag ..waud
we (ex.) ... ... ..oogooyag ..waungejig
you ..ooyaung ... ... ..wagoog
they ..ooyungejig ..oonungoog ..oonagoog ..wahjig

PASSIVE VOICE
Present Tense Participle
I am beaten ninpuhketaögoo I who am beaten puhketaögoyaun
thou art beaten kepuhketaögoo thou who art beaten puhketaögoyun
he is beaten puhketawah he who is beaten paketaöond
he is beaten by opuhketaögoon he who is beaten by paketaögood

Examples: -

O-pauketawaun, he strikes him.
Puketá, strike him.

Od-aumwaun, he eats him.
Aumóo, eat him.

O-chagiswaun, he burns him.
Chagissoó, burn him.

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