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Lesson 13

A?petu Iyohi Woeye
(everyday phrases)

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Wacipi ta mninkte. Yau’kta he/hwo? (I am going to the pow wow. Are you coming)?

Omapi sni, wayaza tipi ta mninkte. (I don't feel well, I am going to the clinic).

Khohan tokiya mninkte, wakaniza awanwicayakdaka oyaki he/hwo? ? (Can you take care of the children, while I go out)?

Takomni wakankdi onge iwacu kte. Mazaska etan omaya'ku oyaki he/hwo? (I need to get some gas, can you give me some money)?

Ipobdu ki osiceca aya ga wasme aya. Ecanni wowasi unkikdustan unkokihib he/hwo? (The blizzard looks bad and the snow is getting deep, can we leave work early)?

Wokiksuya waecunpi ki wahanpi ga wikdi'unkagapi onge yakage kta he/hwo? (Are you going to make some soup and fry bread for the memorial)?

Toksa aguyapi skuyeda ga opemnikagapi spanwaye ga wokiksuya waecunpi ta amninkte. (I am going to bake some cakes and pies to take to the memorial).

Okhansukhute tipi unyinkte ga htayetu woyute unyuta ga hetan khansu owoyawa unskatapi kta. (Let's go to the casino to have dinner and play bingo).

Okhansukhute tipi bda owakihisni, mazaska manica. (I can't go to the casino, I don't have any money).

Wagner ta amada oyaki he/hwo? (Can you give me a ride to Wagner)?

Wi'hiyena tonakca he/hwo? Mazaskanskan tonakca he/hwo? (What time is it)?

De anpetu wasicamu owakihi kte sni, wamayazaka. (I can't come into work today, I am sick).

Iyehan waisni ga Owayawa watoksupi opta ihpeya amayab. Owayawa tipi ta amada oyaki he/hwo? ( I missed the school bus, will you give me a ride to school)?

De hanhepi omayani kta he/hwo? Tohan yakdi kta he/hwo? (Are you going out tonight? When will you be back)?

Dowacin. Tohan htayetu woyute dustan kta he/hwo? (I am hungry when will you have dinner ready)?

Waksica yuzaza, oihpeya tankad aya, ga owanka kahinta. (Wash the dishes, take out the trash and sweep the floor).

Hayapi nitawa duzaza kta he/hwo? (Are you going to wash your clothes)?

Thimahe nitawa apikiya oyaki he/hwo? (Will you clean up your room)?

Omasape owayawa nitawa taku he/hwo? (What is your cell phone number)?

De anpetu osiceca kte seca. Toked idukca, wicakahwoka ahihunni kta he/hwo? (It looks like it is going to storm today. Do you think we will get tornados today)?

Pahiya magazu ga heun canku ki mni tan ye/yo. (It rained so much the road is flooded out).

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