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

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Hla{ sa}aku{.
The boy is sleeping (now).

Sa}al hingamaku{.
He is sleeping (there)

Sa}al a{taku{.
He is asleep (apparently).

Piitra{ haqaku{.
Peter comes or came right now.

Piitra{ haqal hingamaku{.
Peter is coming (there)

Piitra{ haqal a{taku{.
Peter came (I did not see him coming but he is here).

Piitra{ haman ula{ aguna{.
Peter built that house (in the past).

Piitram aguqaa.
Peter built it.

Aguqa}ulang (Aguqangulax).
I did not build it.

Mayaa}zana{.
He used to trap.

Mayaa}zana}ulaq.
I never trapped.

Qazaqaa.
He used to eat it. 

Qazaqa}ulang (Qazaqangulax).
I never ate it.

Kadaangis kayutuzanas a{takus.
The ancestors were strong (it is said)

Kadaangis qazaqaa a{taku{.
The ancestors used to eat it (it is said)

Haqaa{taku{ = Haqaa-a{taku{ = Haqaa}an a{taku{.
He came a while ago.

Haqaa{takus = Haqaa-a{takus = Haqaa}in a{takus.
They or we came a while ago.

Haqaa{takuq = Haqaa-a{takuq - Haqaangan a{takuq.
I came a while ago.

Haqaa{taku{ = Haqaamis a{taku{t.
You (one) came a while ago.

Haqaa{taku{txichix = Haqaamchix a{taku{txichix.
You (several) came a while ago.

Unalagaa (ngan) a{takuq.
I did not cook (for dinner, a while ago).

Haqaamuna{ = Haqaa-amuna{ = Haqaa}an amuna{.
He came a long time ago.

Aguumuqang - Aguu-amuqang = Aguungan amuqang.
I built it a long time ago.

Haqaa}iku{ = Haqaa-a}iku{ = Haqaa}an a}iku{.
He'll be coming (in a moment).

Maa}ikung = Maa-a}ikung = Maangan a}ikung.
I'll do it (now).

Haqaana{ = Haqaa-a}na{ = Haqaa}an a}na{. 
He will come later. 

Maaqang = Maa-aqang = Maangan aqang.
I shall do it later. 

Haqaa}an amuku{.
He will come soon. 

Haqaa}an amasuku{.
Maybe he will be coming. 

Haqaa}an a}a{ amasuku{.
Maybe he will come later. 

Haqaduukalaka{.
He will (probably) not come. 

Waa}al angali{.
He came back today. 

Waa}al qila{si{.
He came back this morning. 

Waa}al amaxsi{.
He came back last night. 

Waa}al sa}ana{. (Qilagan waa}al sa}ana{.)
He came back yesterday. 

Waa}aa}an sa}ana{. (Qilagan waa}aa}an sa}ana{.)
He'll be back tomorrow. 

Uku{tal sa}aqang.
I saw him yesterday. 

Uku{taangan sa}aqang.
I'll see him tomorrow. 

Waa}al ha}itiku{.
He came back a couple of days ago. 

Waa}al ha}itna{.
He came back the other day.

Qanang al ukusit?
Where have you been all this time?

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