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Do you have my ticket? = Do you have a package for me? = Do you have many packages for me? = I-want/send-to there/thing/these[with you and me]/to/Mäjuro I want to send these things to Mäjuro. = How much for a ticket to Mäjuro? ) Tima Im Jata . . = What's the ship schedule? = Where's the ship going to stop first? = When's the boat going to arrive? = Has the boat come yet? = Is the boat docked yet? = When will we arrive? we-will/land/when? = I want to ride to Mäjuro. I-want/ride/to/Mäjuro Kwömaroñ ke köm m ane juon aö trip ilo wa eo waam .

I-want/send-to there/thing/these[with you and me]/to/Mäjuro I want to send these things to Mäjuro. = How much for a ticket to Mäjuro? ) Tima Im Jata . . = What's the ship schedule? = Where's the ship going to stop first? = When's the boat going to arrive? = Has the boat come yet? = Is the boat docked yet? = When will we arrive? we-will/land/when? = I want to ride to Mäjuro. I-want/ride/to/Mäjuro Kwömaroñ ke köm m ane juon aö trip ilo wa eo waam . /make-it/one/my/trip/in/vehicle/the/vehicle-your.

E k o jek!! This fish is huge!! it-is hooked/it-really/big/fish/this[near me] Ek rot in? = What kind of fish is this? Is it edible? /this[between us]/it-edible/? = Will we be poisoned if we eat this kind of fish? = take care of/package/that[near you]/so that/it-should/not/be wet Take care that parcel doesn't get wet. = be kind/and/say/they-should/send-to here/thing/these[with you and me]/my property Please tell them to send me my things. = Thanks for the ride. = Thanks for bringing me. = Did you have a good trip?

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