Lesson 13 - Say That in Abenaki
Say That In Abenaki -Ida ni Alnobaiwi
Several language source documents, including some
historically old works, are used to create this section
of the newsletter.
Past words were from the Masta works of 1938 and
the Joseph Laurent dialogues of 1884. In the last issue
the language lesson was focused on the pronunciation
basics as presented by Cecile Wawanolett of Odanak.
This issue will continue using some basic words
that illustrate the pronunciation rules:
8 = ô (Nasal "O(n)" sound)
Go Away Shit
Note the similarities of these two words - but they have
very different meanings.
Today This Evening
Wli D8ga W8gan
(Oo)w-le Do(n)-gah (Oo)wo(n)-gahn
Thanks to All Our Relations
Rain Rain Water
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