Interaction between Beings

VTA Verbs

Mii o'ow akeyaa ji-aabajitooyan Ojibwemowin ge-ni-dazhindaman
ezhi-dazhiikawaad awiya.

 

Verb Transitive Animate (VTA) verbs describe an interaction between 2 Beings.

Examples: I see you, You hear Him/Her,  S/he raised Him/her...

Get in Touch

I verb myself...

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Niin

You verb me...

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Giin

VTA CHARTS

VTA Negative (-) (I do not see you.)
VTA Preterit (+) ()
VTA Preterit (-) ()
VTA Dubitative (+) (I must be __.)
VTA Dubitative (-) (I must not be __.)
VTA Preterit Dubitative (+) ()
VTA Preterit Dubitative (-) ()

s/he verbs me...

Wiin

Waabam

Noondaw

Nitaawigi'

A-form

ni-verb-ig

Niwaabamig

Ninoondoog

Ninitaawigi'ig

B-form

verb-id

Waabamid

Noondawid

Nitaawigi'id

you all verb me...

Waabam

Noondaw

Nitaawigi'

A-form

gi-verb-im

Giwaabamim

Ginoondawim

Ginitaawigi'im

B-form

verb-iyeg

Waabamiyeg

Noondawiyeg

Nitaawigi'iyeg

Giinawaa