"The Abenaki Language"

Let us talk about Winter...

ďdokazida pabachi pebon.

There are four distinct weather changes in one year.

There are four seasons in a year.

Adoji iaw kinawiwi pilowakisgajik negwidjigadenwaiwi.

pebon    winter, it is winter

pebonek    when it is winter

alipebonek    the way winter is

alwawigen pebon    it is almost winter

pebona    last winter

nialipebona    a year ago last winter

peboga    next winter

nakwaltak pebonek    it is next winter

pampebonek    this winter

peboniwitta    this very winter

asma pebonek    before winter

asma pampebonek    before this winter

kizi pebon    after winter

kizi pampebonek    after this winter

peboniwi    in the winter

pamipebonek    during winter

n˘pebogi    every winter

wakasipebon    a few winters

kasipebon    many winters

pebogihlan    winter is coming

m˘japeboniwi    at the beginning of winter

m˘jaiwigen pebon    it is the beginning of winter

m˘jaiwigen peboniwi    it is in the beginning of winter

nosokak pebonek    it is the following winter

wanaskiwigen pebon    it is at the end of winter

wanaskiwi pebon    at the end of winter

matanaskiwigen pebon    it is the end of winter

machiwi pebon    the end of winter

mziwipebon    all winter

miziwigen pebon    it is all winter

pebon tagwagwiwi    winter is finished

nan˘pebon    the middle of winter

nan˘peboniwi    in the middle of winter

nan˘wigen pebon    it is the middle of winter

zibkiwi pebon    late winter

zibkiwi peboniwi    in late winter

zibkiwigen pebon    it is late winter

wskipebon    early winter

wskipeboniwi    in early winter

wskiwigen pebon    it is an early winter

pebonhla    winter comes

pebonasin    winter arrives

n˘wipebon    mid winter

n˘wipeboniwi    in mid winter

n˘wigen pebon    it is mid winter

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