Getting dressed

 

Here are phrases to do with getting dressed and getting ready in the morning, particularly if you are talking to children.

Vocabulary Section 1
 

Ilaji nige'.

Get ready now.

 
 

Gispase'n gusapunn.

Dry your hair.

 
 

Nugwaltugo'si.

Brush your hair.

 
 

Ge' nugwaltugwa' 'ggwe'ji'j.

Brush your little sister's hair.

 
 

Ge' lisgnuatmu 'ggwe'ji'j usapunn.

Braid your little sister's hair.

 
 

Nige' gna'si.

Now get dressed.

 
 

Ula nasa'tu (pita'qwe'ji'tl, pita'qawe'l, signn)

Put this on (___).

 
 

Ula nasa'l lamqwan

Put this on (___).

 
 

Ula nasa'l atla'i

Put this on (___).

 
 

Tegen atla'i getu'-nasgat?

Which shirt do you want to wear?

 
 

Nasa'tu waqame'gl pita'qawe'l.

Put on clean pants.

 
 

Unaqatija'tu.

Slide it up (zipper).

 
 

'Spisuna'si.

Put on a belt.

 
 

Tami etegl 'gtisignn? Nmisge'n.

Where are your socks? Go get them.

 
 

Tami epijig gmugsng? Nmisgu.

Where are your shoes?

 
 

Signa'si.

Put socks on.

 
 

'Mg'sn nasa'l.

Put on the shoe.

 
 

'Mg'sna'si.

Put shoes on.

 
 

Ilaqpo'l gmugsng.

Lace up your shoes.

 
 

Glusgulsi.

Button yourself up.

 
 

Glusgul na 'gtatla'im.

Button up your shirt.

 
 

Napitoqo'l na 'gtatla'im.

Button up your shirt.[same as above].

 
 

Napitoqo'lsi.

Button yourself up.

 
 

O', mu nugu' welgmu'n ula magot. Segg'teg.

Oh, this dress doesn't fit you any more. It's tight.

 
 

Wesam-pita'qal.

They (pants) are too long.

 
 

Wesami-tqwaqji'jgl.

They (pants) are too short.

 
 

Gesipguit 'ntatla'im.

My shirt is itchy on me.

 
 

Gesipguet 'ntatla'im.

My shirt is itchy.

 
 

Gesipguwigl 'ntisignn.

My socks are itchy.

 
 

Welpisin!

You're so well-dressed; you look good in those clothes!

 
 

Sa'se'wgna'si.

Change your clothes.

 
 

Waqamgna'si.

Wear clean clothes.

 
 

Gota'mn?

Are you wearing a coat?

 
 

Gota'si.

Wear a coat.

 
 

'Ggotm nasa'l.

Put on your coat.

 
 

A'gusna'mn?

Are you wearing a hat?

 
 

A'gusna'si!

Wear a hat.

 
 

Mutt awan'ta'siw 'gtui'gatignn.

Don't forget your books.