Language Potluck Conversational Words 

Nov.

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bahkwinαgwəzəyan  

 (bah qwee nαgwozee yun)

 you are pleasing to my eyes

(said when you haven’t seen someone in a while)

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dαnəgahk nidαbe

 (dαna gahk nee dα beh)  How are you my friend?
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dαnəgahk nidαbeskw?

 (dαna gahk nee dα beskw) How are you female friend? 

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mehčəkahk

(meh’ch’gahk) I’m fine.

 

Dec.

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gəya kkizihpi?

(g’ya kiz zee pee) did you already eat?

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αhα

(α hα) yes

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ahtαmα

(ah tα mα) no

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mehsəma 

(mehs’ma) not yet

 

Jan.

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gəya kkadawəssəmi?

(g’ya ka-da-woss’mee) Do you want a drink?

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gəzàwto gəya?

(g’zaw-too g’ya) Are you tired?

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gəya kkizi-meməkʷahsin?

(g’ya kizee mem-gwah-sin) Did you get enough sleep?

 

Feb.

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gəya gospαzi-dohkihla?

(g’ya goo-spαzee dooh-keeh-la) Did you wake up early?

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nospαzi-dohkihla

(noo-spαzee dooh-keeh-la) I woke up early.

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gəya gəmehtsi-dohkihla?

(g’ya g’meh-tsee dooh-keeh-la) Did you wake up late?

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nəmehtsi-dohkihla

(n’meh-tsee dooh-keeh-la) I woke up late.