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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 VII.

Indicative Mood
Conditional Mood
Imperative Mood
Sunbjunctive
Participle
Periodical Sunbjunctive

 

Examples of Paradigms. Transitive Verb - Inanimate.
Paradigm VII. - DAUN or AUN.

INDICATIVE MOOD.
Present Tense.
  It. Them. Negative.
I see it, newahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween ne..dunseen.*
thou seest it, kewahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween ke..dunseen.
he sees it, owahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween o..dunseen.
his sees it, owahbundaune, ..daune, kahween o..dunsene.
we see it (ex.), newahbundahmin, ..dahmin, kahween ne..dunsemin.
we see it (in.), kewahbundahmin, ..dahmin, kahween ke..dunsemin.
you see it, kewahbundahnahwah, ..dahnahwaun, kahween ke..dunsenahwah.
they see it, owahbundahnahwah, ..dahnahwaun, kahween o..dunsenahwah.
*Pl. ..dunseenun.
 
Perfect Tense.
  It. Them. Negative.
I have seen it, ningewahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween ninge..dunseen.
thou hast seen it, kegewahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween kege..dunseen.
he has seen it, ogewahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween oge..dunseen.
 
Future Tense.
  It. Them. Negative.
I shall see it, ningahwahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween ningah..dunseen.
thou wilt see it, kegahwahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween kegah..dunseen.
he will see it, ogahwahbundaun, ..daunun, kahween ogah..dunseen.
 
Bun Tense.
  It. Them. Negative.
I used to see it, newahbundahnahbun, ..buneen, kahween ne..dunsenahbun.
thou used to see it, kewahbundahnahbun, ..buneen, kahween ke..dunsenahbun.
he used to see it, owahbundahnahbun, ..buneen, kahween o..dunsenahbun.
we used to see it, newahbundahminahbun, ..buneen, kahween ne..dunseminahbun.
you used to see it, kewahbundahnahwahbun, ..buneen, kahween ke..dunsenahwahbun.
they used to see it, owahbundahnahwahbun, ..buneen, kahween o..dunsenahwahbun.
 
Pluperfect Tense.
  It. Them. Negative.
I had seen it, ningewahbundahnahbun, ..buneen, kahween ninge..dunsenahbun.
 

CONDITIONAL MOOD.
  It. Them. Negative.
I would see it, nidahwahbundaun, ........ kahween nindah..dunseen.
 

IMPERATIVE MOOD.
  It. Them. Negative.
see it (or them), wahbundaun, ........ kago ..dunkan.
let him see it, ogahwahbundaun, ........ kago ogah..dunseen.
let us see it, wahbundundah, ........ kago ..dunsedah.
see ye it, wahbundumook, ........ kago ..dumokagoon.
let them see it, ogahwahbundahnahwah, ........ kago ogah..dunsenahwah.
 

SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD.
  It. Them. Negative.
if I see it (or them), wahbundumaun, ........ ..dunsewaun.
if thou seest it, wahbundumun, ........ ..dunsewun.
if he sees it, wahbundung, ........ ..dunsig.
if his sees it, wahbundumenid, ........ ..dunsenig.
if they see it, wahbundumowaud, ........ ..dunsigwah.
 

PARTICIPLE.
  It. Them. Negative.
I who see it (or them), wuhyahbundumaun, ........ ..dunsewaun.
thou who see it (or them), wuhyahbundumun, ........ ..dunsewun.
he who see it (or them), wuhyahbundung, ........ ..dunsig.
one who see it (or them), wuhyahbunduming, ........ ..dunsing.
we who see it (or them), wuhyahbundumaung, ........ ..dunsewaung.
we who see it (or them), wuhyahbundumung, ........ ..dunsewung.
you who see it (or them), wuhyahbundumag, ........ ..dunsewag.
they who see it (or them), wuhyahbundungig, ........ ..dunsegoog.
 
Bun Tense.
  It. Them. Negative.
I who did see it, wuhyahbundumaunbaun, ........ ..dunsewaunbaun.
thou who did see it, wuhyahbundumunbun, ........ ..dunsewunbun.
he who did see it, wuhyahbundungibun, ........ ..dunsigobun.
 

PERIODICAL SUBUNCTIVE.
  It. Them. Negative.
whenver I see it, wuhyahbundumaunin, ........ ..dunsewaunin.

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