COMMANDS




wix̣sil'ix
                         sit down

wix̣sil'ikitx                     you all sit down

wisekey'x                    stand up

wisekey'kitx                     you all stand up

mic'yox̣om                    Listen to me

mic'yox̣omtx                       You all listen to me

'amc'yox̣oy miyox̣atna     Listen to the leader.

'amc'yox̣otx miyox̣atna         you all listen to the leader.

'amc'yox̣oy 'im'isep           Listen to your mother.

'amc'yox̣otx 'im'totap        You all listen to your father.

'imotalx                          Be Still!

'imamotalkitx               Be Still! (pl.)

 

FOR YOU HUNTERS

'e"ewit shooting

tim'u"uni bow and now gun

ce"ep arrow and now bullet

'i"mes,'ime"esne deer

qoq'a"alx!, qoq'a"alx!na buffalo

muuh, muuhne cow

waswa"sno, waswasno"ona chicken

saslaqs, saslaqsna moose

ADDING THE NE/ NA to THE END OF THE ANIMALS/

OBJECT MEANS THAT YOU SEE IT.

’itune ’eekce? What do you see

’in ’eekce muuhne. I see a cow.

’in ’eekce poxpok’lana. I see a ball.

’imm 'ee wees 'oyla"aqc ceep. ‘You have six bullets’

'e'wi"i! ‘shoot it!’

'e'wi"i 'ime"esne! ‘shoot the deer!’

'e'wi"is ‘You have shot it.’

'u"upteyn ‘You have missed.’

yoosyo"os

ci"icyele

’ilp’i"lp

maqsma"qs

mi"mqas

x!e"x!us

cimu"uxcimux

x!ayx!a"yx! ‘white’

waw'ama'ayq'al, leputmusus wax̣ k'yc, 'uyit k'ay'kin (August, 2009, 1st week)

 

tyam – the time of hot/humid weather. Time of food preparation.

waw'ama'ayq'al nac'x̣ reach the upper tributary streams to spawn

 

timipn’it’es nunim 'anoqonmana remembering our ancestors

nunim mimyox̣at

 

hinmatoyalahtq'it

Thunder traveling to higher areas

’lok'at                                                              

Ollikut                                                                   

’elelmyet'qenin’/ hatyata'qanin'

Wrapped in the wind

Cuɫim maqsmqs

Yellow Bull

piyopiyo x̣ayx̣yx̣

Whitebird

lamtama

White Bird Band – 'area with little snow'

piyopyot’alikt                                                 

Bird Alightning

himin maqsmqs

Yellow Wolf

 

Five Vowels (plus long and short)

 



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