Learn Command Phrases in Lushootseed

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. Learn to speak command phrases in Lushootseed!

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1. x̌ʷubiləxʷ – xʷiʔ kʷi gʷadsqʷiʔad. Be quiet now, no yelling.

2. ʔay̓waʔsalic̓aʔəb. Change your clothes.

3. qʷibid ti adsɬagʷid. Make your bed.

4. tqad. Close the _.

5. ƛ̕əlačiʔb čəxʷ. Keep your hands to yourself.

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

Lushootseed language map

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