Independent Indirect Subjective (#06)
||It looks like she is picking berries in the distance.
The Independent Indirect Subjective conjugation (#06) is used to talk about dreams or appearances that are perceived at a distance.
These verb forms can combine with the past preverb. In the following example, the speaker was far away from the the person he is talking about, so that he was only seeing her from a distance.
|ᐃᔥᑭ ᒌᐦ ᒧᐧᐃᓱᑭᑎᑳ᙮
|ishki chiih muwisukitikaa.
|It looked as she was picking berries in the distance/she could have been picking berries (when I passed by).
|ᐃᔥᑭ ᔑᐧᐋᔨᒫᔥᑎᑳ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᔑᔑᒥᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐄᐧᑖᐧᐋᐦᑎᑖᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᒑᒫᑦ᙮
|ishki shiwaayimaashtikaa aniyaah ushishimish h kaa iitwaawaahtitaawit aah uchaamaat.
|You can tell s/he really loves her/his grandchild by the kissing sounds s/he makes (at a distance).
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