Mal Shêʼį

Iʼm Falling Asleep

Speaker A
Shań.  Mal shê-ʼį. Me.  Iʼm sleepy.
Nań kʼe.  Mal nâ-ʼį-a? And you.  Are you sleepy?
Speaker B Beginner
A-ghây. Yes.
A-jùʼ. No.
Speaker B Intermediate
A-ghây.  Mal   shê-ʼį. Yes.  Iʼm sleepy.
A-jùʼ.  A-ju mal shê-ʼį. No.  I’m not sleepy.
Speaker B Advanced
Shań.  A-ghây.  Mal shê-ʼį. Me.  Yes.  I’m sleepy.
Shań.  A-jùʼ.  A-ju mal shê-ʼį. Me.  No. I’m not sleepy.

Mal Shêkhį

I Fell Asleep

Speaker A
Shań.  Mal shê-khį. Me.  I fell asleep.
Nań kʼe.  Mal nâ-khį-a? And you.  Did you fall asleep?
Speaker B Beginner
A-ghây. Yes.
A-jùʼ. No.
Speaker B Intermediate
A-ghây.  Mal shê-khį. Yes.  I fell asleep.
A-jùʼ.  Aju mal shê-khį. No.  I didn’t fall asleep.
Speaker B Advanced
Shań.  A-ghây.  Mal shê-khį. Me.  Yes.  I fell asleep.
Shań.  A-jùʼ.  Aju mal shê-khį Me.  No.  I didn’t fall asleep.