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→ «nêhiyawêw» Verb Animate Intransitive Independent Present 1st Person Plural Inclusive
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Plains Cree (crk)
The computational model for analyzing Plains Cree words and generating the various inflectional paradigms is based on the lexical materials and scientific research in nêhiyawêwin : itwêwina / Cree: Words (Compiled by Arok Wolvengrey. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2001), and described in Modeling the Noun Morphology of Plains Cree (Conor Snoek, Dorothy Thunder, Kaidi Lõo, Antti Arppe, Jordan Lachler, Sjur Moshagen & Trond Trosterud, 2014) and Learning from the Computational Modeling of Plains Cree Verbs (Atticus G. Harrigan, Katherine Schmirler, Antti Arppe, Lene Antonsen, Trond Trosterud & Arok Wolvengrey. Morphology, 2018).
Plains Cree (crk) ↔ English
The bilingual Dictionary for Plains Cree and Cree are based on the lexical materials in nêhiyawêwin : itwêwina / Cree: Words. (Compiled by Arok Wolvengrey. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2001), and in the Maskwacîs Dictionary of Cree Words / Nehiyaw Pîkiskweninisa (Maskwachees Cultural College, Maskwacîs, 2009).
Spoken Cree — nêhiyaw-pîkiskwêwina
The careful pronunciations of the Cree words by first-language speakers in Maskwacîs, Alberta, have been recorded in the joint project Spoken Dictionary of Maskwacîs Cree – nêhiyaw-pîkiskwêwina maskwacîsihk between then Miyo Wahkohtowin Education, now Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission and the Alberta Language Technology Lab (2014 - on-going).
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