Independent Dubitative Neutral (# 09)
||It is probably white.
The Independent Dubitative Neutral conjugation (#09) is used for speculation, when you are guessing. In the following example, the narrator is speculating about how the Bible was brought to the Cree people and how it was first transmitted.
|ᐊᓐ ᐅᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐹᑖᑭᓂᐅᑯᐱᓈ ᒥᐧᔮᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᒫᓂᑖᐦ ᓈᓂᑎᐤ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᒋᒑᓂᒌ ᐊᑳᒥᒋᐦᒋᑭᒦᐦᒡ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᐹᑖᑦ ᒥᐧᔮᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ, ᒫᒃ ᐅᑖᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐹᒋ ᐃᐦᑖᒋᒑ, ᒌᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒋᒑ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮
|an ushkich kaa paataakiniukupinaa miywaachimuwin , maanitaah naanitiu chiih ihtaachichaanichii akaamichihchikimiihch an kaa paataat miywaachimuwiniyiu, maak utaah chiih paachi ihtaachichaa, chiih waapimaachichaa anitaah awaayiuh.
|The first good news (the Bible) that was brought, the person who brought it probably came from across the ocean, he must have come over here, and there he must have seen someone.
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