Advanced Lingít

This page is designed to help students and followers of the class, Advanced Lingít at the University of Alaska Southeast. Classes can be viewed here on YouTube and the handouts for the class are listed below the date.

For beginning resources, please purchase and/or download the following items:

Beginning Tlingit Workbook (2nd edition) by X̱ʼunei
Tlingit Dictionary (current draft) by X̱ʼunei
Tlingit Verb Dictionary (yellow dictionary) by Gillian L. Story and Constance M. Naish
Lingít X̱ʼéináx̱ Sá (a Lingít phrasebook) by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer

Also, please bookmark or download the Tlingit Verb Database updated webpage by Keri Eggleston • Project webpage

For intermediate resources, please purchase and/or download the following items:

Haa Wsineix̱ Haa Yoo X̱ʼatángi (a grammar of Lingít for intermediate learners) by X̱ʼunei
Tlingit Reference Guide (a handbook for using verbs) by X̱ʼunei

Haa Shuka (Lingít Oral Literature) by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer
Haa Tuwunáagu Yís (Lingít Ḵu.éexʼ Speeches) by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer

For advanced resources, please purchase and/or download the following items:

Tlingit Stem List (a list of Lingít verb stems) by Jeff Leer
Tlingit Verbs Notes (handwritten notes on Lingít verbs) by Jeff Leer
Verbal Structure Handbook (a collection of tables to interpret and assemble verbs) by James Crippen

Tlingit Verb Notes (by Jeff Leer, typed by Yéil Tʼoochʼ Tláa) (pages, word, pdf)

Lingít Ḵaa X̱ʼéit Kadushxeedí

Ḵeixwnéi ḵa Xwaayeenáḵ Ḵaa X̱ʼéit Has Akawshixít Ḵóok

Lingít Ḵuyawdahaayí

Additional Course Documents:

Tlingit Curriculum Shared Folder

Lingít Verbs (document)

Tlingit Verb Notes (by Jeff Leer, typed by Yéil Tʼoochʼ Tláa) (pages, word, pdf)

Leer Noun list: noun-database-combined-alphabetical (numbers), noun-database-combined-alphabetical (excel), noun-list (html)

Old Texts for Retype & Translation

Students should look at other Lingít language resources, which can be found on the Resources tab of this website.

Gunalchéesh!

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Advanced Lingít I – Fall Semester – 2023

We will be meeting using Zoom meeting software. You can access our class by clicking here.

Lingít Woosh Ée Yoo X̱ʼadudli.átk ḵa Sh Tóo Dultóow Gaawú (Lingít Conversation & Study Time). Access by clicking here.

AKL306 Syllabus

Language Room Schedule

Sándi X̱ʼáak Yoo X̱ʼatánk

Duktʼootlʼ Re-Translate (Pages, Word)


Sʼeek Dísi 19, 2024
Wooch ée yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk: wáa sá yánde at gag̱isanéi Lingít alʼeix̱í yawdudzixeex káx̱

Handouts: Neechx̱ Yaa Nagút Yéil (draft pdf), The Conjugator (draft text, pdf), Aadé X̱ʼaduwóosʼ Yé (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Sʼeek Dísi 14, 2024
Ḵusax̱án Yagyeeyí, Cook, x̱ʼaduwóosʼi, Yaa Daadunéiyi Átg̱aa Ḵudushée, Sándi X̱ʼáak Wooch Ítx̱ Yoo X̱ʼatánk

Handouts: Yéi Daadunéiyi Átg̱aa Ḵudushée (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Sʼeek Dísi 12, 2024
Wooch een too x̱ʼatudli.átk: daa sá yéi adaanéi wé atkʼátskʼu?

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Sʼeek Dísi 07, 2024
– jee, –tóog̱aa, hél wáa sá utí, −g̱ei, Beginning Lingít Verbs Expanded, √dléigu

Handouts: Lingít bases & suffixes (slideshow), Beginning Lingít Verbs Expanded (partial slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Sʼeek Dísi 05, 2024
wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk: kei wdudziwadi át ḵa ḵaa daat at gutu.ádi, daa sá haa eex̱ gux̱dashée

Assignment: read “The Perfective” document below and be prepared to practice putting the perfective (+) verb together. Try all of the exercises without looking at the answers!

Handouts: The Perfective (draft chapter pdf), chat (txt)

Tʼaawáḵ Dísi 31, 2024
Lingít Hél Yeewooyáatʼi Shkalneek: Gáng̱aa Yaa Anagút, The Conjugator, Prefix Contraction Basics

Handouts: Tlingit Short Stories (pdf), The Conjugator (slideshow), Prefix Contraction Basics (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Tʼaawáḵ Dísi 29, 2024
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼadudli.átk: daa sáwé kg̱isa.ée? Aadé yéi jigax̱toonéi yé

Handouts (for next class): Lingít Verb Conjugation: An Interactive Look At Verbs (draft, pdf), Prefix Contraction Basics (slideshow), The Conjugator (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Tʼaawáḵ Dísi 24, 2024
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, x̱ʼaduwóosʼi, yéi daadunéiyi átg̱aa ḵudushée, yánde dusneiyí át tléixʼ yagyee yís

Handouts: Yéi Daadunéiyi Átg̱aa Ḵudushée (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Tʼaawáḵ Dísi 22, 2024
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, G̱agaan Kei Naxíxi, Haa (Shkaháadi) Nadáagu, nadáakw yaax̱ wooch een yoo x̱ʼadudli.átk

Handouts: G̱agaan Kei Naxíxi (slideshow), chat (txt)


Advanced Lingít I – Fall Semester – 2023

We will be meeting using Zoom meeting software. You can access our class by clicking here.

Lingít Woosh Ée Yoo X̱ʼadudli.átk ḵa Sh Tóo Dultóow Gaawú (Lingít Conversation & Study Time). Access by clicking here.

Course Syllabus

Semester Sentences

New Vocabulary


MID TERM ASSIGNMENT:
Listen to the following audio clip. It will be divided into three parts. You will select one of the parts and write the Lingít that you are hearing and translate it. Listening during week of 10/7, four parts will be available by 10/9, and we will begin going over the parts by 10/30.

Jimmy Johnson


Audio & ELAN files:
Make sure to save wave audio file and ELAN file in the same location. They should be linked. If the link is broken, in ELAN, go “Edit” and then “Linked Files” and then “Update” and then find the file. Let me know if you have any questions.

ELAN software download link

ELAN template for Lingít

Recording 1 (Lingít Atx̱aayí): wave audio, ELAN file

Recording 1 (Aan G̱alaḵú): wave audio, ELAN file

Recording 2 (Kéet Góoni): wave audio, ELAN file


Shaanáx̱ Dís 06, 2023
at yahaayí daat wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, q&a, empty bases, chʼa / chʼu, perfective & future

Handouts: Lingít Bases & Suffixes (slideshow), Conjugation Party Revised! (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Shaanáx̱ Dís 04, 2023
at yahaayí daat wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, x̱aat daashagóon, verb prefix conjugations

Handouts: Prefix Contraction Basics (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Ḵukahaa Dís 27, 2023
Góon Yáx̱ Yatee Shax̱aawú, Ḵaa Toowú Dultʼeix̱ Yoo X̱ʼatánk, command forms and verb themes

Handouts: Visualizing Verbal Structure (slideshow), Prefix Contraction Basics (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Ḵukahaa Dís 20, 2023
Ḵutí, Dleit, √oox / √sʼees / √nook, keit / yeit, conjugation prefixes, & contraction Jimmy Johnson yoo x̱ʼatángi, –ká (-dax̱, -de, -náx̱, -wu, -t, -xʼ, -x̱)

Handouts: Advanced Lingít Review (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Ḵukahaa Dís 15, 2023
Haa Chʼáagu Ḵáaxʼu, adoption, daak / daaḵ, Ḵeedáx̱, verbal nouns and nouns as verb roots

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Ḵukahaa Dís 13, 2023
aadé yoo x̱ʼaduwatánk yé, x̱ʼaduwóosʼi, Jimmy Johnson x̱ʼéitx̱ kawtushixít ḵa x̱ʼakawtuwaneek

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt), new words list (pdf)

Ḵukahaa Dís 08, 2023
Dene aaní, aadé Lingít yoo x̱ʼatángi ḵaa x̱ʼéit kawdujixídi yé, at káa daak ḵuseiwaháa / a kát ḵuseiwaxʼáḵw, Jimmy Johnson: Kéet Góoni

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Ḵukahaa Dís 06, 2023
wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, x̱ʼaduwóosʼi, Jimmy Johnson yoo x̱ʼatángi

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Ḵukahaa Dís 01, 2023
aadé kadushxeet yé Lingít yoo x̱ʼatángi ḵa aadé x̱ʼakaduneek yé. Kéet Góoni ḵa Aan G̱alaḵú shkalneek.

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Tlein 30, 2023
ELAN, Jimmy Johnson yoo x̱ʼatángi: Lingít atx̱aayí & aan g̱alaḵú

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Tlein 25, 2023
Combined class. Learning techniques, weather, translating dialogue

Dís Tlein 23, 2023
wooch een yoo x̱ʼadudli.átk, aadé x̱ʼakadunéek yé, aadé haa yoo x̱ʼatángi kadushxeet yé, conjugation

Handouts: Prefix Conjugation Basics (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Tlein 18, 2023
Jimmy Johnson narratives: 1, 2, 3. Midterm work, ELAN, transcription, translation. Verb prefix conjugation basics.

Handouts: Prefix Conjugation Basics (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Tlein 16, 2023
Kuhaantí, Yéil ḵa Kudatankahídi, Yéil ḵa Aasdaakʼóox̱ʼu, naaléi & naaséi, Shotdridge xʼúxʼu, aadé x̱ʼaduwóosʼ yé, tlákw yagyee wooch een x̱ʼadudli.átgi

Handouts: Shotridge cards (pdf), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Tlein 11, 2023
Xʼáaxʼ Tlein, Shukát Ḵu.oo Tlʼátgi has du jeedé ḵúx̱de gax̱dutée, √dlégu, chʼa tlákw / chʼa tleix̱, Lingít prefix contractions

Handouts: Prefix Conjugation Basics (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Tlein 09, 2023
Shukát Ḵu.oo Yagyeeyí, L.uushikʼéiyi Ḵaa (Yagyeeyí), Saháan shkalneegí daat yéi jiné

Handouts: Leer Verb Notes Reformatted (pdf, pages, word), Kuhaantí translation worksheet (pages, word), notes (pdf), chat (txt), Kuhaantí word list (numbers, excel)

Dís Tlein 04, 2023
náakw daat wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, hél wuduskoowú shkalneeek, x̱ʼaduwóosʼ, verb prefix contractions

Handouts: Prefix Contraction Basics (slideshow), Conjugator (slideshow)

Dís Tlein 02, 2023
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, at shí shkalneek, yées shkalneek xʼúxʼu, haa shgóon yéi jineiyí, x̱ʼaduwóosʼ, prefixes

Yéi Jiné: using the following list of words, assemble as many sentences as you can while using each word on the list only once. These are all of the words from a story (donʼt look it up!) but try and put together as much of a story as you can and we will see what we come up with over the next few classes. Word List!

Handouts: chat (txt)

Dís Yádi 20, 2023
Wáa sá yatee haa yéi jineiyí? Postpositional pronouns, peg vowels, x̱ʼaduwóosʼ, √neek, verb theme, transitivity, motion verb madness

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Yádi 18, 2023
daa sá haa ée wdudlitóow, haa yoo x̱ʼatangi tóot aayí, -keit ~ -yeit

Handouts: notes (pdf), Lingít Verb Components Handbook (draft pdf), Lingít Component Activities (pdf, pages, word), Lingít Components Chart (numbers, excel), chat (txt)

Dís Yádi 13, 2023
yeis, ḵu.éexʼ, tléixʼ aa haa ée wdudlitóowu át Lingít yoo x̱ʼatángi daat, aadé woosht kadujél yé haa yoo x̱ʼatángi.

Handouts: notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Yádi 11, 2023
dáa x̱oonxʼí yán, aadé haa yoo x̱ʼatángi xʼúxʼu kadultín yé, haa yéi jineiyí

Yéi Jiné Dís Yádi 13:

  • In English, tell us something you learned in Lingít and tell us who you learned it from and why itʼs important to you
  • In English, talk about how you hope this semester goes and what will help you learn
  • In Lingít, say something in closing for this moment.

Handouts: review (slideshow), notes (pdf), chat (txt)

Dís Yádi 06, 2023
Ḵaakligé, Tsʼatsʼée daat yoo x̱ʼatángi, aadé wooch een yéi jitooné yé

Shaa Xeiyí Dísi 28, 2023
Aadé g̱unéi wooch een yéi jigax̱toonéi yé, g̱unéi yakg̱waxéex wé shgóon yéi jineiyí.

Handouts: syllabus (pdf), ḵux̱ wutudi.át haa yoo x̱ʼatángi x̱oox̱ (slideshow pt 1), chat (txt)


Shaa Xeiyí Dísi 30, 2023
haa éet has g̱adashee wé átkʼ aheení, chush daat yoo x̱ʼatul.átgi

Handouts: notes (Google Doc), chat (txt)

Advanced Lingít Archive