LDL 122 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Beginners II

  • Course description

    This course will build on LDL 121 and will focus on language used for expressing time in Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (habitual events, specific events in the past, non-specific events in the past, future or potential events, asking “when”). Other topics include the concept of “can” and “want” in Očhéthi Šakówiŋ; two verb constructions; relative clauses for describing people, animals and objects; direct speech and reported speech; Očhéthi Šakówiŋ counterparts for the English word “think”, and many other frequent and common aspects of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ vocabulary, structure, and usage.

    Course textbooks

    • New Lakota Dictionary: Lakȟótiyapi-English / English-Lakȟótiyapi & Incorporating the Dakota Dialects of Yankton- Yanktonai & Santee-Sisseton. Edited by Jan F. Ullrich. Lakota Language Consortium, Bloomington, 2011.
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