Shi-Shi-Be November 2010 Vocabulary List

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Gi wse gises -- November (Hunting Moon)


Egatth yek! -- Quiet everybody!


Apes nde shya. -- I'm going to the office.


Apes ne nda shya? -- May I go to the office?


Nda o zakem ne? -- May I go to the bathroom?


Mbish ne nda o mnekwen? -- May I go get a drink of water?


Winitthe i yawek? -- What is that?


Winitthe ni yawgen? -- What are those?


Winitthe o yawet? -- Who is that?


Winitthe gi yawtthek? -- Who are they?


Nitthe gi eshtthegewat? -- What are they doing?


Gdo wiges -- You are doing really well.


i kwshe nina -- Gee, that's right! (Agreeing with someone)


weye i -- That's it! That's the way! (Giving praise)


bokbedomen -- Let's break (break time)


i kwshe yedek -- I suppose that is so. (Sort of in agreement)


Metsena yedek -- I don't know. ("Yedek" implies "and I don't really care" - Metsena, by itself, means "I don't know")


Wegwnitthe? -- What? (When you didn't hear something said)


Ehaw -- Okay


Ehengh -- Yes


Ttho -- No


Tthowi -- No (with a bit more emphasis)


Ttho mamdaw! -- Absolutely no way!


Tthowi ndeket! -- No, I said! (Very emphatic)

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