10 Humunngauvit?

Dialogue: Where are you going?

Ukaliq:
Juuta, humunngauvit?ᔫᑕ, ᓱᒧᙵᐅᕕᑦ? Juuta, where are you going?
Juuta:
Kiinauyaqarvingmunngauniaqtunga, ilvilli huminngaaqqit? ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᕐᕕᖕᒧᙵᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖓ, ᐃᓪᕕᓪᓕ ᓱᒥᙶᖅᑭᑦ?I am going to the bank. What about you? Where are you coming from?
Ukaliq:
Uvaptinninngaaqtunga. ᐅᕙᑉᑎᓐᓂᙶᖅᑐᖓI am coming from home.
Juuta:
Hii, Liinali humiitpa?ᓱHᐄ,ᓖᓇᓕ ᓱᒦᑦᐸ? I see. What about Liina, where is she?
Ukaliq:
Niuvirvingmiittuqqaak. ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᖕᒦᑦᑐᖅᑳᒃ.Maybe she is at the store.

Vocabulary

uvaptingni
at my place
uvaptiniittunga
my place (I am at...)
at your place
aanniaqtuq
sick; in pain (he is...)
aanniarvik
hospital
haakiqtuq
hockey (she plays...)
haakirvik
hockey arena
tingmiaq
airplane
milvik; mittarvik
airport
kaapi
coffee
kaapiturvik
coffee shop
ilihaqtuq
learns (he/she...)
iliharvik
school; classroom
kiinauyaq
money
kiinauyaqarvik
bank
niuviqtuq
buys something (he...)
niuvirvik
store
ulapqiuyaq
game; toy
ulapqivik
recreation centre
paliisikkut
police department
naniittuq
stays somewhere (he/she...)
hiniktarvik
hotel
titiraq
letter; document
titiraqarvik
post office
kiguti
tooth
kiguhiqivik
dentist's office
iiyakhaq
pill
iiyakhaqarvik
pharmacy
namunngauvit?
Where are you going?
nakinngaaqqit?
Where are you coming (back) from?

Grammar

20 » Coming & Going

-munngau- is a verb meaning to go / head toward a place
iglumunngauyunga. I am going to the house.
-minngaaq- is another verb, meaning to come from
ulapqivingminngaaqtut. They are coming from the rec centre.
 
-munngau-, and -miinngaaq- are added directly to roots ending in vowels.
 igluminngaaqtut They are coming from the house.

When they are added to a root ending in q, they delete the final q.
 tingmiaq  airplane
 tingmiaminngaaqtuq  She is coming from the airplane.


When they are added to a root ending in k they change the k to ng:
 iliharvik  school
 iliharvingmunngauyunga  I am going to the school.