A Theoretical and Practical Grammar of the Otchipwe Language; For the Use of Missionaries
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...nondonangwa, us, ossinowangw, PERFECT TENSE., " Gi-nimdawiian, because thou hast heard me, wissiwan, gi-nondawiieg, because you have heard me, wissiweg, Etc., after the above present tense. PLUPERFECT TENSE. iVo/itfawiiamban, hadst thou heard wissiwamban, wonrfawiiegoban, had you heardm. wis'siwegoban, . nonrfawipan, had he heard me, wissigoban, Honda wiwap an, had they heard m. wissigwaban, nondawiiangiban, hadst thou h.us, wissiwangiban, woMrfawiiangiban, had you h. us, wissiwangiban, Monrfawiiangidiban, ) had he h. wissiwangidiban, nondonangoban, ) us, ossinowangoban, nondaw iiangidwaban, ) had they wissiwangidwabau, nowdonangwaban, ) h. us, ossinowangwaban. Note. In these third persons you have not only the last syllable tea to take off, but the whole termination awa, before you add the terminations of the Conjugation to the verb. The two future tenses are formed after the present. The conditional mood is easily formed after the indicative. Icinawa nwandawissiwitng, you who don't hear us, win nwandawisslwangld' he who does not hear us win nwandossinowang, -' IMPERFE 'IT TENSE. Kin nwzindawiiamban, thou who heardst me, kinawa nwandawiiegoban, you who heard me, win nwandawipan, he who heard me, winawa nwandawipanig, they who heard me, . kin moandawiiangiban, thou who heardst us, kinawa nwandawiiangiban, you who heard us, win nwandawnangidlban, he who heard us 'l0L1l nwandonangoban, ' zotncitoa nwanrlawnangidibanig, they who heard us 1/nnawa nwandonangobamg, ' Form the remaining tenses of these participles after these two. The. verbs of the three kinds we mentioned on p. 242, which are irregular at the second person, singular, imperative, conserve this irregularity almost throughout the whole ..".
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