-gii

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Northern Haida[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-gii

  1. perfect tense marker
    haaw-gwaa dang qaaguhla-gii? (in songs or storytelling)
    /haːw.ɡ̊waː d̥aŋ qʰaːɡ̊uhla.ɡ̊i/
    there-(question) you leave-(perfect tense)
    Have you left?
    kuu-gu dang qaaguhl-gii? (in speech)
    /kʰːu.ɡ̊u d̥aŋ qʰaːɡ̊uhl.ɡ̊i/
    there-(question) you leave-(perfect tense)
    Have you left?

References[edit]

  • John Enrico, Northern Haida Songs