The "A" class verb 'smell it' in present tense.

Root verb -hw(a)sv-

Note: According to Cook, page 45, this is an "A" Class verb in NC, but per D. Feeling in the CED, page 182, in Oklahoma this is a "B" Class verb.

ᏥᏩᏒᎦ tsi:'wasv-ga - I am smelling it.

ᎯᏩᏒᎦ hi-hwsv-ga - you are smelling it.

ᎦᏩᏒᎦ ga-hwsv-ga - he/she/it is smelling it.

ᎢᏂᏩᏒᎦ ini-hwsv-ga - the two of us (including you) are smelling it.

ᏍᏗᏩᏒᎦ sdi-hwsv-ga - you two are smelling it.

ᎣᏍᏗᏩᏒᎦ osdi-hwsv-ga -  the two of us (not including you) are smelling it.

ᎢᏗᏩᏒᎦ idi-hwsv-ga - we (including you) are all smelling it.

ᎣᏥᏩᏒᎦ otsi-hwsv-ga - we (not including you) are all smelling it.

ᎢᏥᏩᏒᎦ itsi-hwsv-ga - you are all smelling it.

ᎠᏂᏩᏒᎦ ani-hwsv-ga - they are smelling it.



Habitual

ᏥᏩᏒᎪᎢ tsi:'wasv-go'i - I smell it.

ᎯᏩᏒᎪᎢ hi-hwsv-go'i - you smell it.

ᎠᏩᏒᎪᎢ a-hwsv-go'i - he/she/it smell it.

ᎢᏂᏩᏒᎪᎢ ini-hwsv-go'i - the two of us (including you) smell it.

ᏍᏗᏩᏒᎪᎢ sdi-hwsv-go'i - you two smell it.

ᎣᏍᏗᏩᏒᎪᎢ osdi-hwsv-go'i -  the two of us (not including you) smell it.

ᎢᏗᏩᏒᎪᎢ idi-hwsv-go'i - we (including you) all smell it.

ᎣᏥᏩᏒᎪᎢ otsi-hwsv-go'i - we (not including you) all smell it.

ᎢᏥᏩᏒᎪᎢ itsi-hwsv-go'i - you all smell it.

ᎠᏂᏩᏒᎪᎢ ani-hwsv-go'i - they smell it.


Practice Sentences

1. Ꮩ ᏳᏍᏗ ᎯᏩᏒᎦ?
Do yusdi hihwsvga?
What are you smelling?
2. ᏣᏔᎦ ᎦᏣᎳᏅ ᏥᏩᏒᎦ.
Tsitaga gatsatlana tsi'wasvga.
I am smelling fried chicken.


Vocabulary

ᏣᏔᎦ ᎦᏣᎳᏅ - fried chicken
Ꮩ ᏳᏍᏗ - (ga)do yusdi - what, which


Remote Past
(Note: Remote Past usually uses "B" Class pronouns)

agi-wasv'i I smelled it.

tsa-hwsv'i you smelled it.

u-hwsv'i he/she/it smelled it.

gini-hwsv'i the two of us (including you) smelled it.

sdi-hwsv'i you two smelled it.

ogini-hwsv'i the two of us (not including you) smelled it.

igi-hwsv'i we (including you) all smelled it.

ogi-hwsv'i we (not including you) all smelled it.

itsi-hwsv'i you all smelled it.

uni-hwsv'i they smelled it.


Infinitive

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