24 Sila piuppat

Dialogue: Weekend plans

iiva:
Pinasuarusiup nunnguani sulaaqqit?ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂ ᓱᓛᖅᑭᑦ? What are you doing this weekend?
Sulumani:
illuralaattinuulaaqtunga.ᐃᓪᓗᕋᓛᑦᑎᓐᓅᓛᖅᑐᖓ. I am going to my cabin.
iiva:
Asukuluk, quviagiviuk tauvani?ᐊᓱᑯᓗᒃ, ᖁᕕᐊᒋᕕᐅᒃ ᑕᐅᕙᓂ? Oh yeah? Do you like it there?
Sulumani:
ii, atsualuk quviagijara.ᐄ, ᐊᑦᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᕋ. Yes indeed, I really like it there.
iiva:
Tauvani suvakkavit? ᑕᐅᕙᓂ ᓱᕙᒃᑲᕕᑦ?What do you do out there?
Sulumani:
Pisuppattunga kuummut.ᐱᓱᑉᐸᑦᑐᖓ ᑰᒻᒧᑦ. I often walk to the river.

Vocabulary

umiaqtuqtuq
boating (he/she goes...)
sila piuppat
if the weather is good
taunani
down there (general area)
Mialigaqtaliminiq
American Islands (near Iqaluit)
pinasuarusiup nunngua
weekend
ikarraq
hour
ullulimaaq
all day
illuralaattinnut
cabin (to my/our...)
Kimmirusiariamut
trail to Kimmirut
qaqqajaaq
hill
tasiq
lake
haakiqtuq
hockey (she plays...)
nunivattuq
berry-picking (she/he is…)
niuviriaqtuq
shopping (she goes...)
pisuttuq
walks (she/he...)
qajaqtuqtuq
kayaks (he/she...)
qamutaujaq
snowmobile
siarrijautikutaaqtuq
skis (he/she...)
suniaqqit?
What will you be doing?