The talk of love is getting pretty serious around here (though we’re keeping it G-rated), with four new talking hearts from Simon Bird. Thanks to Solomon Ratt for supplying audio.
These are correct as-is for y-dialect;
For th-dialect, change all of the ê sounds to î.
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kikiskêyihtên cî kayâs ôhci ê-sakihitan : ᑭᑭᐢᑫᔨᐦᑌᐣ ᒌ ᑲᔮᐢ ᐆᐦᒋ ᐁ ᓴᑭᐦᐃᑕᐣ
(Do you know how long I’ve been loving you?)
kayâs ohci ê-akâwatitân : ᑲᔮᐢ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐁ ᐊᑳᐘᑎᑖᐣ
(For a long time I have desired you)
kiskakihin ci? : ᑭᐢᑲᑭᐦᐃᐣ ᒋ?
(Do you love me?)
kîspin kisâkihin, sêmak pê-ocêmin : ᑮᐢᐱᐣ ᑭᓵᑭᐦᐃᐣ, ᓭᒪᐠ ᐯ ᐅᒉᒥᐣ
(If you love me, come kiss me right away)
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