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 greetings in Lushootseed!
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1. ʔi čəxʷ, ʔəsčal čəxʷ. Hello, how are you?
2. ʔəsčal čəxʷ, ti dsyaʔyaʔ. How are you, my friend?
3. tul̕ʔal čəd dxʷlilap. I am from Tulalip.
4. tul̕čad čəxʷ. Where are you from?
Translations by the Tulalip Lushootseed language department