Lesson 1

 Lesson 1 Greetings

 

Vocabulary

  1. ʔa x̣est skʷekʷst          Hello, good morning
  2. ʔa x̣est sx̣lx̣alt               Hello, good day
  3. ʔa x̣est sč̓luxʷ               Hello, good evening
  4. ʔa x̣est skʷkʷʔec         Hello, good night
  5. i...                                      likewise (acknowledgement of greeting)
  6. n̓em heł wíčtmn           I will see you again.
  7. kʷʔec̓ščén̓?                   How are you?
  8. hi čn x̣is                          I'm fine.
  9. čn ayx̣ʷt                          I'm tired.
  10. čn weyt                         I'm sick.
  11. stem̓ ha skʷest ?            What is your name?
  12. hi skʷest ____.              My name is.....
  13. ____ łuʔ hi skʷest.         My name is.....

 

Dialogue 1

A:     ʔa x̣est sx̣lx̣alt                                    Hello, good day.

B:     i...                                                      Likewise.

A:     stem̓ ha skʷest ?                                What's your name?

B:     hi skʷest ____.  stem̓ ha skʷest ?        I'm ___.  What's your name?

A:     hi skʷest ____.                                  My name's ___.

B:     n̓em heł wíčtmn.                                 See you later.

A:     n̓em heł wíčtmn.                                 See you later.

 

Dialogue 2

A:     x̣est sč̓luxʷ.                                        Good evening.

B:     i...                                                      Likewise.

A:     kʷʔec̓ščén̓ ?                                       How are you?

B:     hi čn x̣is, kʷʔec̓ščén̓ ?                         I'm well.  How are you?

A:     čn ayx̣ʷt.                                            I'm tired.

B:     x̣est skʷkʷʔec.                                   Good night.

A:     n̓em heł wíčtmn.                                 See you later.