Give me an apple!

 

Let's practice asking for food.

Dialog 1
 

Ge' ignmui wen'ju'su'n!

Give me an apple!

 
 

Goqwei ugjit?

What for?

 
 

Muta gewisin.

Because I'm hungry.

 
 

Ge' ignmui jagej!

Give me a lobster!

 
 

Goqwei ugjit?

What for?

 
 

Muta gewisin.

Because I'm hungry.

 
 

Amuj gewisinn: tmg gelutmn wen'ju'su'n, toqo nige' jagej pewalt.

You must be hungry: first you ask for an apple, then now you want a lobster.

 
 

Ge' ignmu wen'ju'su'n!

Give her an apple!

 
 

Goqwei ugjit?

What for?

 
 

Muta gewising.

Because she's hungry.

 
 

Ge' ignmu jagejl!

Give her a lobster!

 
 

Goqwei ugjit?

What for?

 
 

Muta gewising.

Because she's hungry.

 
 

Newte'jinnitl pas'g?

Just one?

 
 

Amujpa ignmajig tapusinnijig. Tepiaq tel-guwising, 'tqopata.

You should give her two. She's hungry enough, she'll eat both of them.

 
 

Na to'q: tapusinnijig ignmua's.

So be it: I will give her two.