Part C: The Sentence Expanded
Quotations in Denes¶øiné
are almost always direct. This is usually accomplished in
stories with two quotation words, one before and one after
hadi ¿ú, “ejq násther hénü.
‘ the old woman said, “I live here” she
Deneyu hayéøni ¿ú,
‘ the man told him/her ,”let’s go”
he told him/her’
first quotation word is omitted.
“ I am going”, he said.