How to use adjectives in Cree

How to use adjectives in Cree

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Cree? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Cree lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Cree adjectives.

Cree adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Cree, however, has only a handful of true adjectives. In Cree, verbs are generally used in the place of adjectives ('is happy','is strong' etc.).

Examples

misi peyakohewamak
the big family
peyakohewamak kā sikilēsit
the happy family
peyakohewamak kā kitimâkisit
the poor family
miyo peyakohewamak
the good family
peyakohewamak kā pīkiskwēt
the sad family
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About Cree

The name for the language in Cree is Nēhiyawēwin. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Cree would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Cree

Learn to get by in Cree with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Cree phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Kā miyo kisikanasin !
Have a nice day !
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Cree

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Cree adjectives misi, apisis and kā kayasayit (big, small, old). Using the nouns masinahikan, tēhtapiwin and iskwāhtēm (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Cree adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives misi, apisis and kā kayasayit with the nouns masinahikan, tēhtapiwin and iskwāhtēm you can move on to Step 8 (Cree Verbs).

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