't-ahcuwyal, 'cuwyal

verb ta 33
s/he hires h/; (with preverb only) s/he invites h/
Prefixed Verb Stem : -ahcuwy-, -cuwy-
Unprefixed Verb Stem : 'cuwy-
Changed Verb Stem : ehcuwy-, 'cuwy-
Verb Stem With Preverb : -hcuwy-, -'cuwy-

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Cuwyin (cuwhin): nihtawoluhk naka nullumsin. Hire me: I'm a good worker and I don't charge too much.
Kisi-'cuwyal Maliwol 'pehkihtun wikuwam naka 'kostokonikewkun. She hired Mary to clean house and do her laundry.
Cuwyane Tepit ktokehkimkunen eli-epeskomayiq. Let's hire David to teach us how to play ball.
Wen keti-'cuwyot kossonuwikewkun? Whom are you going to hire to baby-sit your child?
Kisi-'cuwyut. (Ehcuwyut.) Hiree.
'Kossehcuwyal wikuwak. She invited him into the house.
Nute-'cuwyal. She invited him to go out (of room, house, etc.).
Toli-'cuwyal wikuwak. She invited him to her house.
Notes : ('tahcuwyal is preferred, but many younger speakers use 'cuwyal)
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