Audio Files: Weaving. Verbs and Verb-Forms

These Tlingit language audio files accompany the Unit “Weaving”. Below are examples of Verb “forms.”

Select “nouns”  from Nouns and Noun Forms to fill in the blanks.

Verbs and Verb Forms

English Tlingit  
I need help. Ax éet idashí. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/10-I-need-Help-Ax-éet-idashí1.mp3
Can I help you I éet kwashekadashee? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/11-Can-I-help-you-I-éet-kwshe-khadashee.mp3
S/he needs help. Dashee eetéenáx yatee. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/12-S-he-heeds-help-Dashí-eetéenáx-yatee.mp3
Help us Haa eet idishí http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/14-Help-us-Haa-éet-idashí.mp3
Do they need help? Dashee eetéenáx gé has yatee? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/15-Do-they-need-help-Dashí-eetéenáxh-gé-has-yatee.mp3
I need ____. _____ eetéenáx xat yatee. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/16-I-need-____-_____-eetéenáx-xhat-yatee.mp3
You need ___ ___ eetéenáx iyatee. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/17-You-need-___-___-eetéenáxh-iyatee.mp3
s/he needs ___. ____ eetéenáx yatee. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/18-s-he-needs-___-____-eetéenáxh-yatee.mp3
We need ___. ____ eetéenáx haa yatee. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/19-We-need-___-____-eetéenáx-haa-yatee.mp3
They need ___. ____ eetéenáx has yatee. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/20-They-need-___-____-eetéenáxh-has-yatee.mp3
I am weaving. Xada.áak. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/21-I-am-weaving-Xhada.áak.mp3
You are weaving. Ida.áak. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/22-You-are-weaving-Ida.áak.mp3
s/he is weaving. Da.áak. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/23-s-he-is-weaving-Da.áak.mp3
We are weaving. Tuda.áak. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/24-We-are-weaving-Tuda.áak.mp3
They are weaving. Has da.áak. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/25-They-are-weaving-Has-da.áak.mp3

Other helpful verbs:

English Tlingit  
To twist a root Kanaltool http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/26-twist-or-turn-Kanaltool.mp3
Get it wet Latl’ák’ http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/27-Get-it-wet-Latlák.mp3
It’s too dry kútx uwaxúk http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/28-Its-too-dry-khútxh-uwaxúk.mp3

Other helpful verbs: “to weave” future, optional

English Tlingit  
I am going to weave kkwada.áak http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/29-I-am-going-to-weave-kkhwada.áak.mp3
You are going to weave gagida.áak http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/30-You-are-going-to-weave-gaghida.áak.mp3
S/he is going to weave guxda.áak http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/31-S-he-is-going-to-weave-guxhwda.áak.mp3
We are going to weave gaxtuda.áak http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/32-We-are-going-to-weave-gaxhtuda.áak.mp3
They are going to weave Has Guxda.áak http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/33-They-are-going-to-weave-Has-Guxhda.áak.mp3

Target Sentence Pattern:

English Tlingit  
What is that?  Daa sáwé? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/34-What-is-that-Daa-sáwé.mp3
What is this? Daa sáyá? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/35-What-is-this-Daa-sáyá.mp3
Gunaak’w needs help Gunaak’w eet idishí http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/36-Help-gunaakw-Gunaakw-eet-dashí.mp3
Gunaak’w needs scissors Kaashaxáshaa eetináx yatee Gunaak’w http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/37-Gunaakw-needs-scissors-Kaashaxáshaa-eetéenáx-yatee-gunaakw.mp3
Gunaak’w is weaving. Gunaak’w da.áak http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/38-Gunaakw-is-weaving-Gunaakw-da.áak.mp3

Nouns and Noun Forms