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"The Abenaki Language"



Say        the parts of       the days       of the week.

Ida        pagaiyawal        kisokol        negwedsandak.

Say the parts of the days of the week.

Ida pagaiyawal kisokol negwedsandak.

Days

pamkisgak = today

kwankisokok = all day long

kisokw = a day

kisokol = the days

n˘wiwi kisokok = mid day

nakwaltak kisokok = the following/next day

nosokak kisokok = the following day

asma pamkisgak = before today

kizi pamkisgak = after today

sipkikisokok = a day later

kisgadiwi = in the daytime

Weeks

negwedsanda = a week

negwedsandaal = the weeks

negwedsandak = this week

pabmalokamgak = last week

kwansandak = all week long

nakwaltak sandak = next week

asma negwedsandak = before the week

kizi negwedsandak = after the week

nosokak sandak = the following week

sipkinewedsandak = a week later

When? Yesterday? Tomorrow?

saba = tomorrow

kizi sabak = after tomorrow

kisokw kizi sabak = the day after tomorrow

wl˘gwa = yesterday

kisokw asma wl˘gwak = the day before yesterday

kizi wl˘gwak = after yesterday

asma sabak = before tomorrow

saba tebokok = tomorrow night

achakwiwik = tomorrow morning

saba wl˘gok = tomorrow evening

Time of Day? Morning? Evening?

wl˘gw = evening

wl˘gol = evenings

paml˘gwik = this evening

wl˘gwiwi = in the evening

tebokw = night

tebokol = in the night

asma tebokok = the night before

chakwa = morning

chakwak = this morning

chakwaal = mornings

waosp˘zaki = early morning

waosp˘zakial = early mornings

waosp˘zakiiwi = in the early morning

waosp˘zakiiwial = in the early mornings

wl˘gwa sp˘zowik = yesterday morning

achakwiwik = tomorrow morning

kizi chakwak = after this morning

n˘widbakad = midnight

asma n˘widbakad = before midnight

kizi n˘widbakad = after midnight

s˘khipozid kisos = sunrise

asma s˘khipozid kisos = before sunrise

kizi s˘khipozid kisos = after sunrise

s˘khipozidiwi kisos = during sunrise

nakilh˘d kisos = sunset

asma nakilh˘d kisos = before sunset

kizi nakilh˘d kisos = after sunset

paskwa = Noon

paskwak = at Noon

kwaskwai paskwak = exactly at Noon

asma paskwa = before Noon

kizi paskwa = afternoon

n˘wakwa = mid afternoon

saba kizi paskwak = tomorrow afternoon



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