verb ai 7
s/he knows how to swim
Plural : 'tawhomuhtuwok, 'tawahmuhtuwok
Prefixed Verb Stem : -nihtawhom-, -nihtawahm-
Unprefixed Verb Stem : 'tawhom-, 'tawahm-
Changed Verb Stem : nehtawhom-, nehtawahm-

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Nil-ona kotama. Ehtahs wen qecimulit, "Knihtawhom?" ntiyahc, "Ansa tahaluhp ponapsq." Me neither. Every time someone asks me, "Do you know how to swim?" I'll tell him, "Just like a rock." (MA)
Naka witapihi kal-ote-na, iya. Naka yaq not ma 'tawhomuwiss. Nit-te-na wot, ma 'tawhomu. And his friends, too, I guess. And it was said that he didn't know how to swim. Same thing with this other one, he doesn't know how to swim. (RR)
Nil-op nokatomon, 'sami-na nil ma nihtawhomu. I would be afraid, too, because I don't know how to swim. (RR)
Notes : (second stem is used by older speakers for some forms of the verb)
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