New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues: The First Ever Published on the Grammatical System

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L. Brousseau, 1884 - Abenaki language - 230 pages
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Page 208 - IOWA, i'o-wah, the French form of an Indian word, signifying "the drowsy," or the "sleepy ones;" a Sioux name of the Pahoja or " Gray -snow
Page 103 - Not at all ; it is eight o'clock. I did not think it was so late. It is dark. It is time to go away ; it ~ grows late. You are in a great hurry ; it is not yet nine o'clock. Nine o'clock ! it is not far from half an hour after nine.
Page 173 - I am loved, thou art loved, he is loved ; we are loved, you are loved, they are loved.
Page 156 - I, though you see him every day. — Do not think that I am angry with him, because his father has offended me. — Oh ! here he is coming (eccolo che viene) ; you may tell him all yourself. SEVENTIETH LESSON. Lezione settantesima. THE SUBJUNCTIVE CONTINUED. IMPERFECT OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE. If I had, if thou hadst, if he had. If we had, if you had, if they had. S' io avessi, se tu avessi, s
Page 101 - It is sultry. There is a very thick fog. When the sun appears it will disperse it. I see the rainbow. They say it is a sign of fine weather. Not always, because it sometimes rains many days after. The weather was very cloudy this morning, but it begins to clear up.
Page 15 - January. February. March. April. May. June. July. August. September. October. November. December. The days of the week; the work´ng days.
Page 201 - Whites, who not understanding these words, pronounced them in the best way they could and spelled them accordingly, but, in most cases, with such incorrectness that they have rendered many of them altogether incomprehensible, and thereby impossible to discover their true signification.
Page 22 - The seams. The buttons. The button-holes. ^ The lining. The trimming. . The collar. A cloak. A girdle. A great coat.
Page 144 - Qu'ils n'aient pas eu, 1. that he may not have. that we may not have, that you may not have, that they may not have. that I may not have had.
Page 217 - the lake in the vicinity of which there are other lakes and ponds," or perhaps "the Lakes Region.

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