Practice Potawatomi verb forms

Some Potawatomi Verb Forms.

1.  N-/nd-________        I_____________.

2.  G-/gd-________        You___________.

3.  G-/gd-______-men      We (and you)_______.

4.  N-/nde______-men      We (but not you)_____.

5.  G-/gd-______-m        You (all)____________.

6.  ____________-k        They_________________.

7.  Jo__________-si       He is not_______-ing.

8.  ____________-n        _______! (command).

9.  ____________-k        _______(you all)! Command

10. Ge’go_______-ken      Don’t__________!

11. Ge’go_______-kek      Don’t______! (you all)

12. Wi-_________          He will ___. Future tense

13. Gi-_________          He___-ed/did_____. Past

14. Gge-_____-men         Lets______.

15. _______ne?            Is he_____-ing? Question

16. G-/gd-___ne?          Are you_____-ing?

17. Jo ne g-/gd-___?      Aren’t you_____-ing?

18. Gwi-______ne?         Will you/do you want to_?

19. Ggi-_____ne?          Did you_________?

20. ______-k ne?          Are they going to______?

21. Nwi-_____-men         We(but not you)will/

                          we want to_______.

22. Ngi-_____-men         We(but not you) did____.

23. Gnebech gi-____       Maybe he_______-ed./

                          He must have______-ed.

24. Neko ngi-______       I used to________.                

Author: neaseno

I was born on Powers Bluff in Wood County, Wisconsin, into a traditional community of Neshnabek. I was raised speaking only native languages, and learned to speak English upon entering school at the age of 6. As of this writing, I am one of 5 remaining Heritage Fluent Speakers of Potawatomi.

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