alhi (alh-)

(expresses bewilderment or lack of first-hand knowledge when asking how something happened)
Verb Stem : -alhi (-alh-)

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Tan-al alhi-poneqiyess nit wikhikon? How did that book fall? (I see it on the floor but I have no idea what could have made it fall.)
Tan 'talhi-tokomaness? How did he hit him? (It happened so fast that I didn't see it.)
Tan ktalhihtuness kpihikon? How did you make the cover? (I thought you didn't know how.)
Tan ktalhi-peciyaness? How did you get here?
Tan ktalhehtuness? How did you do it?
Notes : (used only in questions beginning with tan)
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Audio Recordings :

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word Dolly
example David
Example Dolly
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