19 Qikalauqqit?

Dialogue: Un voyage

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Maakusi:
Liisaa, Kanataup silataanut aullalauqsimavit? ᓖᓵ, ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᓯᓚᑖᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᓯᒪᕕᑦ?. Lisa, have you ever travelled outside of Canada?
Liisaa:
ii. ᐄ.Yes.
Maakusi:
Namunngaqsimavit? ᓇᒧᙵᖅᓯᒪᕕᑦ?Where did you go?
Liisaa:
Miasikumut quviasugialauqsimajunga arraani.ᒥᐊᓯᑯᒧᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖓ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ. I went to Mexico for Christmas last year.
Maakusi:
Namili tujurminiqqit?ᓇᒥᓕ ᑐᔪᕐᒥᓂᖅᑭᑦ? Where did you stay?
Liisaa:
Piqatikkutinni tujurmijujunga taavanimiutaummata.ᐱᖃᑎᒃᑯᑎᓐᓂ ᑐᔪᕐᒥᔪᔪᖓ ᑖᕙᓂᒥᐅᑕᐅᒻᒪᑕ. I stayed at my friend's place. They live down there.
Maakusi:
Qanuippali Miasiku?ᖃᓄᐃᑉᐸᓕ ᒥᐊᓯᑯ? And, how was Mexico?
Liisaa:
Piujummarialuk.ᐱᐅᔪᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᒃ! Excellent.

Vocabulaire

qikaqtuq
vacances (elle est en...)
Miasiku
Méxique
piujuq
bon
quviasuvvik
Noël
Niupaulaan
Terre-Neuve
Kupiak
Québec
Aantiuriu
Ontario
Maanituuva
Manitoba
Saasikaasuan
Saskatchewan
Aavuuta
Alberta
Kiupa
Cuba
upirngaaq
printemps
ukiuq
hiver
aujaq
été
ukiaq
automne
ukiassaaq
automne (début de l'...)
Miasiku
Mexico
Mialigait nunangat
United States
Maanituuva
Manitoba
Kanata
Canada
Kalaallit Nunaat
Greenland
arraani
année passée
arraagu
année; l'année suivante

Grammar

-lauqsima- (affix)

The affix -lauqsima- can be used in several ways:

1. When used as part of a statement, -lauqsima- indicates something that has happened a while ago.

Iqalumiutaulauqsimajunga.I used to live in Iqaluit.
Arraani, Kiupamuulauqsimajunga. Last year, I went to Cuba.

 

2. It can be used as part of question to ask if a person has ever done something in the past:

Qurluqturmiilauqsimavit?Have you ever been to Kugluktuk?

 

3. When used with the negative, it gives the meaning of “never”:

igunaqtulauqsimanngittutThey have never eaten igunaq.