16 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

sila piuppat
if the weather is good
suniaqqit?
What will you be doing?
umiaqtuqtuq
boating (he/she goes...)
illuralaattinnut
cabin (to my/our...)
siarrijautikutaaqtuq
skis (he/she...)
qajaqtuqtuq
kayaks (he/she...)
haakiqtuq
hockey (she plays...)
nunivattuq
berry-picking (she/he is…)
pisuttuq
walks (she/he...)
qamutaujaq
snowmobile
Kimmirusiariamut
trail to Kimmirut
ullulimaaq
all day
pinasuarusiup nunngua
weekend
taunani
down there (general area)
tapaani
up there (general area)
tapikani
up there in that spot
tappaunga
up to that general area
tappikunga
up to that spot
uvani
here in this spot
maani
here, in this area
kanani
down in that spot there
unani
down there (general area)
takanani
down there in that spot
takanunga
down to that spot
taununga
down to that general area