|kunu(n)||there is snow||apu kunut||there isn’t any snow|
A verb like kunu(n) is actually kunu in the eastern dialect and kunun in the western dialect. In other words, they are verbs for which the stem alternates according to the dialect: u or un.
In the eastern dialects, verbs like kunu(n) are conjugated like II verbs ending in -u.
In the western dialects, the conjugation is mixed: it is like pańi verbs (for example pikupańu it’s broken, pikupańńu hers/his is broken) in the independent and in certain modes of the conjunct (indirect and unrealized); and it is like u-stem verbs in the conjunct indicative and in the conjunct subjunctive (apu pimikut it does not go by on the water).
|there is snow||there was snow||there isn’t any snow|
|it is fatty||it was fatty||it isn’t fatty|
|it is in stone||it was in stone||it isn’t in stone|
|it’s expensive||it was expensive||it isn’t expensive|
|it’s a brook||it was a brook||it isn’t a brook|
|it goes by on the water||it went by on the water||it doesn’t go by on the water|
|it is charcoal||it was charcoal||it isn’t charcoal|
|the colours change (in fall)||the colours changed (in fall)||the colours aren’t changing (in fall)|
|Verb Stems||Roots, stems and inflections|
|Verb Classes||Verb conjugations|
|APA:||Baraby, A.-M. & Junker, M.-O. (2014). Les radicaux de verbes. Dans Grammaire innue / Innu Grammar / Aimun-Mashinaikan. Repéré à [URL]|
|MLA:||Anne-Marie Baraby et Marie-Odile Junker. Les radicaux de verbes. Dans Grammaire innue / Innu Grammar / Aimun-Mashinaikan. 2014. Web. [date]|
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