OMETV "To Be" a powerful auxiliary

(Involving ability; doing; being/existence; cause/manner of; reason for)

Updated 15 May, 2000 (Please call typos to our attention)

Pll

 

Singular

(one object involved)

Plural

(still one object)

The present tense -- NOW

1

Omis

I am

Omēyes or omēs

we are

2

Ometskes, onckes*

you are

Omatskes

you all are

3

Omes, os*

Is

Omvkes

they are

* a common contraction

(You should memorize this present tense verb now--it is very important!)

For now, just conquer the present tense listed above. Do come back to this page often--really often. And begin your retraining in learning to think differently by studying the word " omes. "  Click Omes to learn more.

 

The remaining parts of this verb continue below. But first, really learn the present tense above.

Immediate Past Tense: 1st PAST TENSE

It just happened -- just was/were from yesterday up to a few minutes ago

1

Omiyis

I just was

Omiyēs or omiēs

we were

2

Omiyetskes

you were

Omiyatskes

you'll were

3

Omiyes

just was

Omiyvkes

they were

 

"Fixin' to happen," it is just about to occur, your immediate specific intentions

some say this is a tense with "southern overtones"

1st FUTURE TENSE

1

Omvranis

I am about to…

Omvranēs

We are about to…

2

Omvranetskes

you are about to…

Omvranatskes

Y'all are about to…

3

Omvranes

is about to...

Omvkvranes

They are about…

 

Distant past tense: It happened about a year or so ago--no more than about 5 or 6 years ago

3rd PAST TENSE

1

Omimvts

I was

Omēmvts

We were

2

Ometskemvts

you were

Omatskemvts

Y'all were

3

Omemvts

Was

Omvkemvts

They were

 

Future II: what will generally be or occur -- not an urgent or immediate happening, but forthcoming

2nd FUTURE TENSE

1

Omares

I will

Omēyvres or Omēvres

We will

2

Ometskvres

you will

Omatskvres

Y'all will

3

Omvres

it will

Omvkvres

They will

 

Recent or middle past tense: no more than a couple of days to a few months ago

2nd PAST TENSE

1

Omiyvnks

I was

Omēyvnks or Omēvnks

we were

2

Ometskvnks

you were

Omatskvnks

you'll were

3

Omvnks

Was

Omvkvnks

they were

 

Fourth past tense: many years to decades ago

4th PAST TENSE

1

Omiyvntvs

I was

Omēyvntvs

we were

2

Ometskvntvs

you were

Omatskvntvs

y'all were

3

Omvntvs

Was

Omvkvntvs

they were

 

Last, Remote or Ancient past: historical/mythical

5th PAST TENSE or HISTORICAL PAST TENSE

1

Omatēs

I was

Omēyvtēs or Omēvtēs

we were

2

Ometskvtēs

you were

Omatskvtēs

you all were

3

Omvtēs

Was

Omvkvtēs

they were

 

OMETV "To Be"

General endings for "doing" TYPE I VERBS

 

singular

(one object)

Plural

(still one object)

The present tense – NOW ("do it, doing it")

1

--is

I (do)

--ēyes or --ēs

we (do)

2

--etskes, onckes

you (do)

--atskes

you all (do)

3

--es

--(does)

--vkes

they (do)

 

It just happened -- just was/were between the last few minutes and last few hours "did/was"

1

--iyis

I just (did/was)

--iyēs or --iēs

we just (did)

2

--iyetskes

you just (did/were)

--iyatskes

you'll just

3

--iyes

--just (did)

--iyvkes

they just

"Fixin' to happen," it is just about to occur, its intended

1

--vranis

I am about to

--vranēs

we’re about

2

--vranetskes

You are about to

--vranatskes

y'all are-

3

--vranes

--is about to

--vkvranes

they are

 

Happened several years ago

1

--imvts

I (did/was)

--ēmvts

We

2

--etskemvts

You (did/were)

--atskemvts

y'all

3

--emvts

--was

--vkemvts

they

 

Future II

1

--ares

I will

--ēyvres or --ēvres

we will

2

--etskvres

You will

--atskvres

y'all will

3

--vres

--it will

--vkvres

they will

 

Third past tense

1

--iyvnks

I was/did

--ēyvnks or

--ēvnks

we were

2

--etskvnks

You were/did

--atskvnks

you'll were

3

--vnks

--was/did

--vkvnks

they were

 

Fourth past tense

1

--iyvntvs

I was/did

--ēyvntvs

we were

2

--etskvntvs

You were/did

--atskvntvs

y'all were

3

--vntvs

--was/did

--vkvntvs

they were

 

Ancient past: historical/mythical (in the long-long ago)

1

--atēs

I was

--ēyvtēs or --ēvtēs

we were

2

--etskvtēs

You were

--atskvtēs

you all were

3

--vtēs

--was

--vkvtēs

they were

 

Comments and Study Notes

A non-final action or main verb preceding "ometv" or some other auxliary (helping) verb usually ends with "-et." Efvn hecet omēs. We are seeing a dog. This is the Mvskokē "-ing" form of a verb used in the same manner as the "-ing" form in English.

Example:

Hecetv -

"to see"

Hecet

- "seeing"

Hec

- "see"

They sound alike but the second example assures no confusion with "omes" if you are unable to write or type the long "ē" in a word. In writing, "omēyes" leaves no confusion to meaning.

AN IMPORTANT GENERAL RULE:

The SUBJECT is always present in the VERB as a pronoun even if it (the subject) isn't a separate word at the beginning of a sentence.

Canet efvn heces.

John sees a dog.

Efvn heces.

He (or she) sees a dog.

Hecis.

I see.

 

Hecetskv?

Do you see (it)?

Hecet ometskv?

Are you seeing (viewing) it?

Yvhikes.

He (she or it) sings.

Canēt yvhikes.

John sings.

Canēt yvhiket os. (omes)

John is sings. (is singing.)

Canēt pipocen yvhiket omes.

John is singing to the baby.

Canēt pipocen yvhikes.*

John sings to the baby.

*In future, you will learn this as "Canet pipocen enyvhikes."

 

What are the subjects in the above sentences?

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What are the verb forms used (Use a green pencil if you wish)

Can you identify the objects? (Use a red pencil if you have one)

 

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