May 2015 Calendar Terms

This page contains the audio for May in the 2015 Otoe-Missouria calendar.

Wixroinge – May

WEEKS 1 & 2

Terms

 

what – dagure (dah-GOO-ray)

 

how much/how many – tahena (tah-HAY-nah)

 

where – tąnda (TAHⁿN-dah)

 

how – tųnt’ų ‘ų (TOOⁿNT’-ooⁿ ‘ooⁿ)

 

when – tąheda (tahⁿ-HAY-dah)

 

Phrases

 

How many cars did you see? – Namanyi tahena arasda? (nah-MAH-nyee tah-HAY-nah ah-RAH-sdah)

 

I didn’t see any. – Iyą aata skunyi ke/ki. (ee-YAHⁿ AAH-tah SKOO-nyee kay/kee)

 

It is nine o’clock. – Bigųnðe sanke ke/ki. (bee-GOOⁿN-ðay SAHNG-kay kay/kee)

 

It is two o’clock. – Bigųnðe nuwe ke/ki. (bee-GOOⁿN-ðay NOO-way kay/kee)

 

WEEKS 3 & 4

Terms

 

big – xąnje (XAHⁿN-jay)

 

small – -inge (EENG-ay)

 

long/tall – threje (THRAY-jay)

 

short – swisje (SWEE-sjay)

 

fast – kąntha (KAHⁿN-thah)

 

slow – thrije (THREE-jay)

 

Phrases

 

Who is it? – Wayere? (wah-YEH-ray)

 

Come in. (talking to one person) – Ugwa re. (oo-GWAH ray)

 

Come in. (talking to more than one person) – Ugwawi re. (oo-GWAH-wee ray)