Things I've done
Let's learn how to talk about things we've done.
The expression gi's or gisi is another word like getu' that can change its meaning a little depending on context. This dialog shows that gi's/gisi can mean 'have done' OR 'can do/be able to do', just by changing what it is you're talking about.
Gi's gisa'tu'n 'gtlugowaqan?
Have you finished your work?
Gi's ta's'g gisa'tu. Gatu mu gis-gaqa'tu.
I have done some of it. But I can't finish it.
Muta mu gisgitmu ta'n goqwei ula 'gtuteminu gisui'g'g.
Because I can't read what this (non-Native) friend of ours has written.
Ni'n gisi-apoqonmult's, gulaman gis-gaqa'tut's.
I will be able to help you, so that you can finish it.
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