Jumjum - English


acop1(s)he is2they are3who, which, that [Introduces a descriptive relative clause that follows a noun and gives information about the noun. When the verb of the relative clause directly follows a, it has a verbal adjective form (with suffix –on, -aŋ, -ttidini, etc.)]
agäcop1I am2you (sg) are
ageecop(s)he is
agecopyou (pl) are
agïcopwe (two) are
agïncopwe (and you) are
agoncopwe (not you) are
akkä ?akv.inare
amma/-ninfoodamma lakädgäammani
amma lakädgäammafoodlakädgälight-weightnporridgeammani lakädgä
conand, then (Introduces a main clause that moves the story forward or gives new or continuing information. It is the most common connector, and the default connecter that should be used unless there is a reason to use a different connector.)
aŋ inaconthat is why
aŋ kenconin the end, however [Introduces a main clause that tells the conclusion (final result) of the previous clauses.]
aŋ winaconthen (Introduces a main clause with an important action or speech, important for the outcome of the story–a big step forward.)
aŋanadvlike that (someting known or previously mentioned)
aŋŋi1adjbe lame
aŋŋi2partas, did, that