Tribal Council Vocabulary

Sisba kwto gises 2008 / April 2008

Video Vocab



cho (or ttho) -- no


cho gego (or ttho gego) -- nothing


cho mamda (or ttho mamda) -- can't


cho wika (or ttho wika) -- never


cho kwech (or ttho kwetth) -- not quite


cho mshe (or ttho mshe) -- not yet


cho wi (or ttho wi) -- no (stronger)


cho wi shena (or ttho wi shena) -- no (even stronger)


mine -- and, again


anake -- or


Cho wika nmajisi -- I never leave.


Cho wi gmajisi -- You are NOT leaving.

For more detailed information about "no" variations,
see Language Lesson: Word Order and Negative Word Order



Council Words 2012