The verb to need/require in Chaldean.

VERB: TO NEED/REQUIRE
VERB ROOT: S-N-Q (ܣܢܩ)
TENSE: PAST/PRETERITE
INFINITIVE:

[Singular]
I needed: āna sniq-ly
You (m) require: sniq-lookh
You (f) needed: sniq-lakh
He required: sniq-lih
She needed: sniq-lah

[Plural]
We required - sniq-lan
Ye needed - sniq-lokhoon
They required - sniq-lay

Example Sentence: We needed to talk with him - Akhny Sniq-lan ma ḥ-koyi im-ih

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VERB: TO NEED/REQUIRE
VERB ROOT: S-N-Q (ܣܢܩ)
TENSE: PRESENT
INFINITIVE:

[Singular]
I need: āna k-san-qin
You (m) require - k-san-qit
You (f) need - k-san-qat
He requires - k-san-qih
She needs - k-san-qah

[Plural]
We require - k-san-qukh
Ye need - k-san-qotun
They need/require - k-san-qa

Example Sentence: I need some food (k-san-qin khussa booshala)

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VERB: TO NEED/REQUIRE
VERB ROOT: S-N-Q (ܣܢܩ)
TENSE: FUTURE
INFINITIVE:

[Singular]
I will need: āna bid-k-san-qin
You (m) will require - bid-k-san-qit
You (f) will need - bid-k-san-qat
He will require - bid-k-san-qieh
She will need - bid-k-san-qaa

[Plural]
We will require - bid-k-san-qukh
Ye will want - bid-k-san-qutun
They will require - bid-k-san-qee

Example Sentence: They will want help tomorrow - Anay bid-san-quee 'on sapra

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VERB: TO NEED/REQUIRE
VERB ROOT: S-N-Q (ܣܢܩ)
TENSE: PROGRESSIVE
INFINITIVE: snaqa

I am needing: āna Eewin bi-snaq-a

You (m) are requiring: Eewit bi-snaq-a
You (f) are in need: Eewat bi-snaq-a

He is needing: Eelih bi-snaq-a
She is in need: Eelah bi-snaq-a

We are requiring: Eewookh bi-snaq-a
Ye/Y'all are in need: Eewotoon bi-snaq-a
They are needing: Eelay bi-snaq-a

Example Sentence:  He is requiring an explanation. awa k-saniq punaya.


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VERB: TO NEED/REQUIRE
VERB ROOT: S-N-Q (ܣܢܩ)
TENSE: IMPERFECT
INF: snaqa

I used to need: āna k-san-qin-wa
You (m) had been needing - k-san-qit-wa
You (f) used to require - k-san-qat-wa
He had been needing - k-san-qih-wa
She used to need - k-san-qah-wa

[Plural]
We had been needing - k-san-qukh-wa
Ye/Y'all used to need - k-san-qotun-wa
They had been requiring - k-san-qa-wa


Example Sentence: She used to need help cooking takhratha, but now she can prepare most food herself.  k-sanqa-wa 'on bashole takhratha, bas daha eeba dmahidh-ra kabyra y-khala l-kho-dhah.

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