Speaking Everyday Lushootseed: Animals

Learning to Speak Everyday Lushootseed: Animals

sunka

Dog – sqʷəbayʔ

 

 

 

 

 

Dog – sqʷəbayʔ

 

sunkawakhan

Horse – stiqiw

 

 

 

 

 
Horse – stiqiw

 

tahcha

Deer – sqigʷəc

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deer – sqigʷəc

 

hehaka

Elk – kʷagʷičəd

 

 

 

 

 

Elk – kʷagʷičəd

 

grizzly bear

Grizzly – stəbtabəl̕

 

 

 

 

 

Grizzly – stəbtabəl̕

 

matosape

Black Bear – sčətxʷəd

 

 

 

 

 

Black Bear – sčətxʷəd

 

igmutanka

Cougar – swəwaʔ

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cougar – swəwaʔ

 

Lushootseed is a member of the Salish language family, whose approximately twenty surviving languages are spoken from northern Oregon to central British Columbia, and from the Pacific coast eastward into Montana and along the British Columbia-Alberta border.

Translation provided by the Tulalip Lushootseed language department. For more information on the Tulalip Lushootseed language department go to http://www.TulalipLushootseed.com

 

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