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Aleut RavenNii}u}im Tunugan Ilakuchangis
Introduction to Atkan Aleut
Grammar and Lexicon

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daa{tu{ kidney

Daa{tung qanang a{? Where is my kidney?

da}an attach to, in, on or with

Qidu{ da}an qisa{takuu. The rope is tied around it.

da}uutal have attached to it

Du{taan um}i{ da}uutal ii? Does your hook have bait on it?

da{ eye

das eyes

dam chiikdaa pupil of eye

dam qa{saa eyelash

Qanaang das ma}i{t? How many eyes do you have?

Daa qaxchikdaku{. His eye is dark.

dalaa{s snare

Kasamis dalaa{s lalgazaqas. We used to snare eider ducks.

dalal to string

Kaamis dalal agumis halumaangan aqaning. If you string the beads, I will help you sew.
string beads

damluu: haluusim damluu eye of a needle

Haluusim damluu chuqudaku{. The eye of the needle is small.

daqas wits; senses

daqa}il be smart; intellegent

daqatulakan be stupid

daquulaxs be mad (crazy)

daquulagiku{ be mad (crazy)

daquulaxtal be crazy

Daqat haqatal agach an}a}iza{. He uses common sense.

di{ soot

diituudal to be sort of dark
to be sort of dark

Plita{ dituku{. The stove is sooty from burning stove oil.

diika{ mischievious; wild

diikal to be wild

Aniqdu{ diikal tunu{taku{. The child is talking mischieviously.

Dikaabra{ (agal}alu{) December

Dikaabra{ agaluu}i{ tugida{ a{? Is December the last month?

dimil smoke

dimiilu{ smoke house

Haanus dimikuq. I am smoking red salmon.

divaani{ couch; divan

Divaani{ uluudaku{. The couch is red.
couch

druuvis beads (from shotgun)

Chiikda}us druuvidigakus. The shotgun has a good bead pattern.

druuzi{ yeast

Xliiba{ agulgal aguun druuzi{ su}aza{. When making bread, yeast is used.

du{ta{ hook

hook

Du{tam qankus tal}i{taa agach alakuq. I want a hook that has three points.

Imya}iin du{ta{ da}uutal ii? Does your fishing pole have a hook on it?

duura{ dory

Duura{ ul}iku{. The dory is approaching.

duvuva{ mahogany wood

Duvuva{ hyaagam tunga}ii a{. Mahogany is a very sturdy wood.

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