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Lakife

Phrases illustrating grammar

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- Fal sopene pot, kotjo jena qoqihara miqir tzemi.

- In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

- Tzeme qomipes soxel jetz, qominuluqi: Nozu qominuz fix nulu liz nis. Ses kot liz jena qoqimolja nuz fix teliz topen.

- And the earth was without form, and void: and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

- Kotjo jena qotzilak, «Jax miten». Qomiten.

- And (the one) god said, Let there be light: and there was light.

- Kotjo jena qotzilok tene. An qomitetz. Kotjo jena qotzitaf ten pes nozu topen.

- And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

- Kotjo jena tenu petz Ten qotzilamu. Nozu petz anjo Noz qotxilamu. Ten pinu teni sopen qoqiten jeniz.

- And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

- Kez jo kop ariz qotzirox role naham etiz.

- Goat ERG head its PAST-PERF-rupture this-way foot GEN my. The goat broke his head on my foot.

- Etjo qotzija naham (ariz) li (an)jo kop kez liz qotzirox.

- I used my foot to break the goat's head.

- Et mija.

- I exist.

- Pa is tziloku tzuf rox nuz lok etiz nis (topen).

- You can see through the crack in my eye.

- Anja jo is peletz rukam qetzija.

- She will transform her hand to you. Ie, she will hit you.

- Not sure about this.

- Anja jo rukam qetzija lej jo kar isiz tziroxax.

- She ERG hand FUT-PERF-transform SUBORD-ABS ERG face your PERF-rupture-derogatory. She will transact her hand so it ruptures your face.

- Anja jo miretena plax.

- She ERG IMP-radiant evil. She radiates evil.

- Anja jo miretina plax lej jo kez txisohiqu.

- She ERG IMP-radiant evil SUBORD-ABS ERG goat PERF-out-of-life. She radiates the evil that kills goats.

- Tetyk yziz qiretena.

- Star our INCOH-radiant. The sun begins to shine.

- Tetyk soletiz qotxiretena.

- Star our PAST-PERF-radiant. The sun shone.

- Tetyk soletiz qetziretena.

- Star our FUT-PERF-radiant. The sun will shine.

- Tetyk yziz qomiretina.

- Star our PAST-IMP-radiant. The sun was shining.

- Pes funole tetyk soletiz miretena.

- Since then-past star our IMP-radiant. Since an undetermined time in the past, the sun shines. The sun has been shining.

- Nolja sylet tetyk soletiz miretena.

- The sun is shining again.

- Tetyk soletiz txiretena ten sylet.

- The sun will shine tomorrow. (_Qe-_ is not required since _ten sylet_ implies future.)

- Peten tetyk soletiz miretena.

- Radiance star our IMP-radiant. The sun shines brightly.

- Fek xil pinu tilok (liz), tetyk soletiz qilokja.

- At line end sight (GEN), star our INCOH-visible. At the horizon (at the sight's end edge), the sun becomes visible.

- Lanasek qotzihupoluk sonulen.

- All the people shouted (yelled sudden-like)

- Lanasap qotzihupoluk sonulen.

- Some of the people shouted.

- Tanolja lanas mut qotzihupoluk sonulen.

- Many people shouted twice.

- Nolja mut lanas fela tzihupoluk sonulen.

- Time-tangible many person joy PERF-mouth-exaggerated sudden. Often, happy people shout.

- Kotzotz tzihalja tzuf sipas.

- The kitten moved upwards through the air. The kitten jumped up.

- Kotzotz fek fix sofor (topen) tzihalja tzuf sipas.

- Kitten to surface work (direction) PERF-rise throught atmosphere. Onto the table, the kitten lept.

- Pemole kotzotz etiz mal qotzija.

- From here my little cat moved. My little cat walked away.

- Mimiqitela.

- It's raining.

- Tel mija pes miqir.

- Water IMP-transform from sky. Water falls from the sky. It's raining.

- Miqitel qomipelis tul.

- Rain PAST-IMP-towards lowThe rain was coming down.

- Qimiqitela.

- It's beginning to rain.

- Jel tzuf mole tomija liz

- Milk in the place of dreams.

- Jel hal tomija jetz.

- Milk in place of dreams (instead of dreams)

- Tin miqitel nis, kotzotz tzisyta.

- The kitten is playing in the rain.

- Qimiqitelum.

- It stopped raining.

- Miqitel qija um.

- The rain ceased activity.

- Fal nolja (sol) sylet (pot), qeqimiqitelum.

- During the next moments (soon), the rain will stop.

- Fal nolja sylet, miqitel qeqija um.

- Soon, the rain will cease.

- Tin soxel riz soliz nis, solet mihiqu.

- We live (exist) in a grid (shape of intersections).

- Tou etiz li miqitel qija um.

- It is my wish that the rain ceases.

- Et kon tou (jetz) li miqitel qija um.

- I have hope that the rain ceases.

- Qeqimiqitelum tou.

- There is hope that the rain ceases.

- Funola jeniz mole hijuqa pepeit tzipeita.

- Once here wild animals lived.

- Anja jo qotziloka letzek.

- She looked in all directions.

- Anja jo qotziloka topenek.

- She looked to all vectors.

- Fepom, anja jo qotziloka letzek.

- Slowly, she looked around (in all directions).

- Anja jo letzek qotziloka pom.

- She looked around slowly.

- Joz ar peletz fek femole jetz.

- Go (yourself) away.

- Joz ar petz femole tzija.

- Transform yourself away (from here).

- Solet tzija jax.

- Let's go.

- Is fekuqa femole (topen).

- You should go (from here).

- Femole is tzija uqa.

- You should transform yourself from here. You should go.

- Et qifela li tzija.

- I am happy to go. I become happy that I go.

- Pelin anju pes femole fek mole.

- Soon, he arrives. Soon he from there to here.

- Pelin, kes qeqifek peituje (topen).

- Soon, the goat will come home. Soon, the goat will to this home (implying "to come").

- Qotzifek an topen sefu texotz liz.

- From him the child's ball. The child's ball rolled away. "Rolling" is the implied movement.

- Qoqifek an topen sefu aniz.

- His ball began rolling away.

- Qotzikekoletz sefu.

- The ball rolled away. (Rolling is the implied movement)

- Kon ar jetz texju taf tzisofor.

- With each other (together), the two boys work.

- Et peletz hunotz aniz tzirejx.

- To me, his dog transacts anger. His puppy angers me.

- Etjo hunotz anju liz qotzirejxa.

- I filled his puppy with rage.

- Peritel etiz petz et qoqirejx.

- I became angry at my friend.

- Etjo peritel ariz qoqirejx.

- I angered my friend.

- Hut tele haquiz hais qeqiseifa.

- Probably the mist will diffuse (clear).

- Molek folor fetosin tzipefosa.

- Everywhere colourful flowers grow.

- Foluit ten isiz?

- Quality-interrogative day your? How is the quality of your day?

- Rolit ten isiz folu?

- How day your quality? How is the quality of your day?

- Rolit is ar petz posu?

- How you to yourself sensation? How are you feeling?

- Rolit is miposa ariz?

- How you sense of yourself? How are you feeling?

- Uqa pom hal solet tzijet.

- Should slow more we eat. We should eat more slowly.

- Funolu mik pihal is qotzifek mole.

- Early excessively you past-to here. You came here too soon.

- Mou fejupoj hal is tzikaren.

- Obligation tidiness more you write. You must write more neatly.

- Letze xaifim soxfolu lofez hal kekon (mole).

- In this direction structure-pleasing surface-quality sheep high opposite (here). Directly opposite is a wonderful palace.

- Mole huniz lanasax liz mizanum.

- Place dog-GEN asshole GEN known-NEG. The whereabouts of the asshole's dog is not known. The asshole's dog is lost.

- Kotz etiz nozu.

- My cat is black.

Paum lanasotz zoru texja liz lizar qiharja.

- Not-able-to person-small fake child-fem GEN young become-functional. The little girl's doll is broken.

- Rolit qija?

- How (is it) transforming? how's it going?

- Sou et mitomir kon tix haraiz.

- Usually I am sleeping beside the silence of creation. I usually sleep soundly.

- Fal tomija pot etjo is qitekut.

- During dreams, I liquefy you.

- (Fetou) rix tex sol qoqija potom kez.

- (Try) rapid child plural transformed behind goat. The children chased the goat.

- Pa et qikon syt (jetz) potom li tin xaif zan.

- Can I begin to be with fun after that in building knowledge. I can have fun after school.

- Li mikon solan (jetz) nuzol solet qotxifek peit mal.

- That be with them because, we went (to) settlement small. We went to the village for a visit.

- Solet qoqifek xil teliz nis.

- We past-inhocate-at line water-of place. We arrived at the river.

- Jenize qirezu turos, potonole qizana.

- First become-logic disorder, then become-wisdom. First comes mental disorder. Then comes widsom.

- Pelinole is nuzol et mole mijaum.

- Until-now you because I here state-of-transformation-not. I've been waiting here for you.

- Pelinole is nuzol et mijaum rez liz.

- Until-now you because I state-of-transformation-not mind of. I've been waiting for you (a state of mind).

- Lanpeit sol nol liz lil qomiriz tul rok hapa.

- Resident plural time of few past-position cross down around fire. The campers sat around the fire.

- Kon etiz topen kon kotzotz jetz texja mal qomiriz tul.

- Beside me direction with kitten-diminuative association female-child small past-position cross down. The little girl with the kitten sat beside me.

- Tetju ariz nuzole texja qomijaum fek pol xaif.

- Father her because female-child past-state-of-transformation-not at opening building. The girl waited at the door for her father

- Ten fure texja nomute tin peitotz nis mole kotzotz liz ariz qoqizanum.

- Day before-the child-female time-most-the in village position whereabouts kitten poss self-poss became-extant-in-thought-not.Yesterday, the oldest girl in the village lost her cat.

- It is qoquitihiqu tin peitotze?

- Question you past-passive-birth in village-the? Were you born in this village?

- Pait texju tetiz jezor isiz txisulex pefoja par?

- Can-question child-male parent-gen same your exert rhythm adroit? Can your brother dance well?

- It lanasju qoqisot mole topen?

- Question man past-out-of here direction? Did the man leave?

- Holek kon folu haru.

- Everything with quality resonant. It's cool.

- It texja tetiz jezor (isiz) fek mole li solis txisomole?

- Question child-FEM parent-GEN same (your) to here that PL-you leave. Is your sister coming to pick you up?

- Pait ten sylet is fek mole?

- Can-QUE day next you to here? Can you come tomorrow?

- Et qifek af peitu kes.

- I become-at IRR residence goat. I want to be at the goat residence. Were I at the goat residence.

- Et txija af peitu kes.

- I transform IRR residence goat. I want to go to the goat residence. Were I going to the goat residence.

- It fal kekar sim (pot) lanas pelimol misot mole?

- QUE during fourth cold (duration) person proximity be-out-of here? Have the neighbours left for winter?

- It fal tel miqir liz (pot) hiju letiz tzihupa felak?

- QUE during water sky GEN (duration) creature flight-GEN TRS-music ADV-tongue. Does the bird sing in the rain?

- It is fek soharju hupa topen kon solet?

- QUE you to elaboration music direction with us? Are you going to the concert with us?

- It tin moles hais hap nis is qomisozen?

- QUE in forest dense heat position you PAST-state-of-journey? Have you ever travelled in the jungle?

- Moxilu mut nuz neimolja pif solet qotxinuz xil tel.

- Unit many by boat instrumentality we PAST-PERF-along thread water. We sailed by boat along the river for many kilometres.

- Lanasek fal las jetz tzizanu.

- Person-ALL about hunt association PFC-knowledge. Everyone knows about hunting.

- Fal ten sopen tenuk potom ten faluiz hale pot fesopen solet qoqifek tzem hal.

- During day begin light-BIG after day duration-GEN great-THE duration ADV-begin we PST-INCOH-to earth high. On a bright morning after the solstice, we started for the mountains.

- Texju kez qotxiposa fela hupol nuz syt qulan liz tul.

- Boy goat PAST-PRF-expression joy mouth because-of diversion primate GEN small. Goat boy laughed because of the monkey's tricks.

- Kon pejer lan jetz kon xilitaf tzem nis lanas muzar qotximiriz hal.

- With support human association beside partition earth place person old PAST-PRF-perpendicular up. The old man with the cane stood beside the fence.

- Etjo kez petz hiqaum qotxija.

- I-ERG goat DAT lifeless PAST-PRF-transform. I killed the goat.

- Etjo kez petz anja liz qoqihiqaum.

- I-ERG goat DAT she GEN PAST-INCHO-life-not. I made the goat become lifeless. i killed the goat.

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- Peitu holat liz les miupelokja nuz tafju pejer tul.

- Home rodent GEN tree IMP-invisible because-of branch support low. The squirrel's nest was hidden by drooping boughs.

- Pes myx fek nol jetz nat miqisimu nis fosju mal jo hap tetyk liz qomijaum.

- Without thought- concerning time association under snow position seed small ERG heat star GEN heat PAST-IMP-transform-not. Patiently, the little seeds were waiting beneath the snow for the sun's warmth.

- Kon lip folor nuz kop ariz nis texotzja mut qotzisulex pefoja rok hap hal.

- With circle flower on head their position child-DIM-FEM many PAST-PERF-exertion rhythm around fire great. Many young girls with wreaths on their heads danced around the bonfire.

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- Sykju neit liz qotxifek tunaham fetul.

- Cover container GEN PAST-PERF-to floor ADV-down. The cover of the basket fell to the floor.

- Anju lizar jeniz tin xil lanas qoqimoljaum potom pol xaif.

- He young first in line person PAST-INCOH-movement-not in-front-of orifice building. The first boy in the queue stopped at the entrance.

- Fek hale tzem liz hal tin peim mal nis lanasja muzar zana qomipeit.

- At top earth GEN high in house small position woman old wisdom PAST-IMP-residence. At the top of the hill in a hut lived a wise old woman.

- Fal peit soletiz tin tzem falun famupot solet qotxinak tin tzem zir xilja naj fen.

- During residence our in land farse often we PAST-PERF-leg in land wide extending-thing LOC green. During our residence in the country we often walked in the pastures.

- Molit pes peit ful topen lanas txuipax qeqimole?

- When from residence large direction person invited FUT-INCOH-here. When will your guests from the city arrive?

- Pelis natol xiliz tel nis letza ariz mihel kotzom pelitet.

- Near anus line-GEN water position vector its IMP-twist abrupt east. Near the river's mouth, the its course turns sharply towards the east.

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- Tzuf tzem haluk taf nis tzem tul fosiz.

- Between earth high-AUGMENTATIVE two position earth low seed-GEN. Between two lofty mountains lies a fertile valley.

- Fal sur pez nis folor opjo hal qotxipefosa.

- Among grain light-brown position flower opium high PAST-PERF-from-seed. Among the wheat, tall poppies grew.

- Fal sur pez nis folor opjo qomihalja.

- Among grain light-brown flower opium PAST-IMP-high. Among the wheat, poppies were growing (rising).

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