Imperative order

Observation
ᓂᐹᐦ᙮ nipaah. Sleep!
ᓂᐹᐦᑭᓐ᙮ nipaahkin. Sleep later!

The Imperative order is used for commands and requests. Inflection is only for ᒌᔨ chiiyi (2), ᒌᔮᓂᐤ chiiyaaniu (21p) and ᒌᔨᐧᐋᐤ chiiyiwaau (2p). There are two tense distinctions in the Imperative: an immediate imperative (#17a) and a delayed imperative (#17b).

Immediate Imperative conjugation (#17a) for VAI ᓂᐹᐤ nipaau

Persons Northern East Cree English
2 ᓂᐹᐦ᙮ nipaah. Sleep!
21p ᓂᐹᑖᐤ᙮ nipaataau. Let’s go to sleep!
2p ᓂᐹᒄ᙮ nipaakw. Go to sleep!

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Delayed Imperative conjugation (#17b) for VAI ᓂᐹᐤ nipaau

Persons Northern East Cree English
2 ᓂᐹᑭᓐ᙮ nipaahkin. Sleep later!
21p ᓂᐹᐦᑳᐦᒄ᙮ nipaahkaahkw. Let’s sleep later!
2p ᓂᐹᐦᒑᐦᒄ᙮ nipaahchaahkw. Go to sleep later!

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