Speaking Lakota for Everyday Use: Loyáčhiƞ hwo? Are you hungry? by Matt Remle

LRInspire Native language preservation presents: Speaking Lakota for Everyday Use: Loyáčhiƞ hwo? Are you hungry?

One easy way to implement speaking Lakota in everyday use is through talking about food. These simple to learn questions and responses can be easily incorporated into our everyday speech. There is also a list of common foods for you to practice making your own questions and responses.  

Loyáčhiƞ hwó/he?  (Are you hungry? m/f)

Háu*, líla lowáčhiƞ.  (Yes, I am really hungry)  Males. *Females would say Haƞ for yes.

Táku yáčhiƞ hwo/he?  (What do you want? m/f)

Wagmíza wáčhiƞ.  (I want corn)

Aǧúyapi skúyela waƞ wáčhiƞ.  (I want a cookie)

Waháƞpi etáƞ wáčhiƞ.  (I want some soup)

thalotȟaló (meat)

 

 

 

wagmizawagmíza (corn)

 

 

 

aguyapiaǧúyapi (bread)

 

 

 

wahanpi2waháƞpi (soup)

 

 

 

psiƞpsíƞ (rice)

 

 

 

chickkȟokȟóyaȟ’aƞla (chicken)

 

 

 

witkawítka (eggs)

 

 

 

hoganhoǧáƞ (fish)

 

 

 

as2aǧúyapi skúyela (cookie)

 

 

 

asutaasáƞpi sutá (cheese)

 

 

 

thatȟaspáƞ (apple)

 

 

 

thzitȟaspáƞ zí (orange)

 

 

 

thptȟaspáƞ pȟéstola (pear)

 

 

 

wagmuwagmúšpaƞšni (watermelon)

 

 

 

ziszíškopela (banana)

 

 

 

wawažúšteča (strawberry)

 

 

 

chuƞčhuƞwíyapehe (grapes)

 

 

 

By:  Wakinyan Waanatan (Matt Remle)

wakinyan

 

 

 

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