Let me give you socks!
Let's practice distinguishing between single objects and groups of objects now.
Gisgug aji-puna'n! Ge' to'q ignmulapnn signn!
Today you're having your birthday! Let me give you socks!
Ignmuin sign? Goqwei ugjit? Ma' ulapetmu newte' sign.
You're giving me a sock? What for? I won't get good use out of one sock.
Teluap, "Ignmulann signn"! Signn, mu sign.
I said, "I'm giving you socks"! Socks, not sock.
A', ignmuinn signn. Nestasi nige'. Wela'lin! Muta gewtaqsigi.
Oh, you're giving me socks. I understand now. Thanks! Since my feet are cold (I feel cold in my feet/have cold feet).
Te's-aji-puna'i, ignmuitl nmis signn.
Every time I have a birthday, my big sister gives me socks.
Sign? Ma' ulapetmu'n newte' sign.
A sock? You won't get good use out of one sock.
Teluap, "Ignmuitl signn"! Signn ignmuitl, mu sign.
I said, "She gives me socks"! Socks she gives me, not (a) sock.
A', nestasi. Wellugwen: mu (g)eggunmuann signn.
Oh, I understand. You've done well: I don't have any socks.
Aq te's-aji-puna'i, nsis ignmuiji tap'tang.
And every time I have a birthday, my older brother gives me potatoes.
Tap'tang? Ignmasgi tap'tang?
Potatoes? He gives you potatoes?
E'e. Tap'tang ignmuiji. Muta apjiw al'guwisin.
Yes. He gives me potatoes. Because I'm always going around hungry.
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