Family Language

Words for the week

Kiste pahsskʷayihpəwαkan - lunch is read

kiste atəlαkʷihpəwαkan- supper is ready

pehki-kəsəpahəto kpətinal –wash your hands clean

wəličəwehtahsi- set the table

wisəwəne ttawihpoti – clean the table, tidy up the table

kahsičəwakhike- wipe the dishes

kahstəhe pemsakhαsik- sweep the floor

nətalαkkʷe I am doing the cooking

nətalαkʷəsα I am cooking it (AN chicken, bread, cake, turnip)

nəlαkʷəsəmən - I am cooking it (INAN): most other things

talαkʷaso – it is cooking (AN, chicken, etc.)

talαkʷate -it is cooking (INAN: meat, etc.)

kisso –it’s cooked (AN: bread, cake, turnip, etc.)

kiste – it’s cooked (INAN: meat, etc.) 

tephama-dish food out, ladle out food

kəssičəwenike- wash the dishes

mehsəma nəkəssičəwenikew- I haven’t washed the dishes yet.

Kəsəpahəle- wash it (AN: like a bowl, cup, spoon, or chicken)

Kəsəpahəto- wash it (INAN: most other things)

Wičohkemi – help me

Wičohkemikʷ- (you pl. help me (yous)