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|
|ᐄᔅᑯᐱᑎᒻ ᐅᑖᔅ||iiskupitim utaas||He is pulling up his sock|
|ᒥᓂᐦᐊᒻ ᒌᔅᑖᔅᐧᑳᓐᐦ||miniham chiistaaskwaanh||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 ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ kiniwaapihtim ‘s/he looks at it’ or ᐅᑖᒥᐦᐊᒻ utaamiham ‘s/he hits it’.
Link to Conjugation Tables.
Link to VTI stems.