Dialogue » 26 » Shorter and Taller

Aani:
Anikuluuk uvannit takiniqsaujutit.ᐊᓂᑯᓘᒃ, ᐅᕙᓐᓂᑦ ᑕᑭᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᑎᑦ.Hey Anikuluuk (little brother) you’re taller than me.
Saamiu:
Upinnarani takijuujunga ammalu naittuujutit.ᐅᐱᓐᓇᕋᓂ ᑕᑭᔫᔪᖓ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᐃᑦᑑᔪᑎᑦ. That's not surprising, I am tall and you are short.
Aani:
Kinali ilinnit takiniqsauva?ᑭᓇᓕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᑦ ᑕᑭᓂᖅᓴᐅᕙ? Who is taller than you then?
Saamiu:
Viitani uvannit takiniqsaq.ᕖᑕᓂ ᐅᕙᓐᓂᑦ ᑕᑭᓂᖅᓴᖅ.Viitani is taller than me.
Aani:
Kinalu takilaanguva ilattinni?ᑭᓇᓗ ᑕᑭᓛᖑᕙ ᐃᓚᑦᑎᓐᓂ? So, who is the tallest in the family?
Saamiu:
Piita takilaaq ilattinni. ᐲᑕ ᑕᑭᓛᖅ ᐃᓚᑦᑎᓐᓂ.Piita is the tallest in the family.
Aani:
Maika uvannit nainniqsaq. ᒪᐃᑲ ᐅᕙᓐᓂᑦ ᓇᐃᓐᓂᖅᓴᖅ. Maika is shorter than me.
Saamiu:
Ammattauq Viula nainniqpaaq ilissinnit. ᐊᒻᒪᑦᑕᐅᖅ, ᕕᐅᓚ ᓇᐃᓐᓂᖅᐹᖅ. And Viula is the shortest of you three.
Aani:
iilaak.ᐄᓛᒃ. Yes, that's right.