Njigwnegabo – I am kneeling
Ngi jigwnegabo – I knelt
Ngi jigwnegabo ibe – I knelt over there
Ngi jigwnegabo ibe égi madmoyan – I knelt over there and prayed
Ngi jigwnegabomen ibe égi madmoyak – We knelt (not you) over there and prayed
Ggi jigwnegabomen ibe égi madmoygo – We knelt (and you) over there and prayed
Nwi madmo nomek – I will pray for a while
Neméwgemek nwi zhya éwi madmoyan – I will go to church to pray
Zagech nwi zhya éwi madmoyan – I will go outside to pray
Gaga she gwi madmomen – We (all) will pray soon
Ke madmomen – Let’s pray
Madmon! – Pray!
Bmepton! – Run!
Bmeptok! – Run! (plural)
Gégo bmeptoken – Don’t run!
Gégo bmeptokék – Don’t run! (plural)
Mbembeto – I am running
Ngi bmepto – I ran
Ggi bmepto ne? – Did you run?
Bambetot – The one who is running
Ngi gkezo ibe – I hid over there
Gi gkezo ibe – He/she hid over there
Ngkezmen – We are hiding (not you)
Ggkezmen – We are hiding (you too)
Ke gkezmen – Let’s hide!
Ngi gkezomen ibe – We were hiding over there (not you)
Gdotmes ne? – Are you busy?
Éhé, ndotmes – Yes, I am busy
Cho ndotmesi – No, I’m not busy
Nwi ndedmes ngom – I will be busy today
Nwi ndedmes bégishek – I will be busy all day
Nwi ndedmes wabek – I will be busy tomorrow
Wnago ngi ndedmes – I was busy yesterday
Ashtongé – To Trade
Odanek nwi zhya éwi ashtongéyan – I am going to town to trade
Odanek ngi znya égi ashtongéyan – I went to town to trade
Nyayéno – I am laughing
Ngi yayéno – I laughed
Ngi yayénomen – We (not you) laughed
Ggi yayénomen – We laughed (you too)
Gi yayénot – He/she laughed
Gi yayénowat – They laughed
Gi boston ne i msenegas? – Did you mail that letter?
Éhé, ngi boston i msenegas – Yes, I mailed that letter
Cho ngi bostosi i msenegas – No, I didn’t mail that letter
Wnago ngi boston i – I mailed it yesterday
Ni je i bostongéwen – What’s in the mail?
Gi byédon ne i bostongéwen o bébamodot? – Did the mailman bring the mail?
Mbéwak gi penojék – Those children are sleeping
Nmba – I am sleeping
Nmba shote – I am sleeping here
Nwi mba ibe – I will sleep there
Mbagen – Bed
Ni pi je i mbagen? – Where is the bed?
Wi nemban! – Go to sleep! (said to a child)
Nde binagjegé – I am cleaning
Nda binagjegé – I should clean
Nwi binagjegé – I will clean
Ngi binagjegé – I cleaned
Ggi binagjegé ne? – Did you clean?
Gwi binagjegé ne? – Will you clean?