Junker, M.-O., Salt, L., & MacKenzie, M. (2015). East Cree Verbs (Northern Dialect). [Revised and expanded from 2006 original edition] In The Interactive East Cree Reference Grammar. Retrieved from [URL]
Marie-Odile Junker, Luci Salt and Marguerite MacKenzie. East Cree Verbs (Northern Dialect). [Revised and expanded from 2006 original edition] In The Interactive East Cree Reference Grammar. 2015. Web. [date]
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VTI (Verb Transitive Inanimate)
Transitive Inanimate Verbs (VTI) are verbs with two roles (transitive) filled by an animate subject and an inanimate object.
ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐊᒻ ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᓘᓰ
misiniham misinihiikiniyiu Luci
Luci is writing a book
He is pulling up his sock
She is pulling out nails
VTI verbs can be found in all orders, with all persons. In the Northern dialect, VTI verbs (in their dictionary form) end in -im or -ham. For example ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻkiniwaapihtim ‘s/he looks at it’ or ᐅᑖᒥᐦᐊᒻutaamiham ‘s/he hits it’.