return to Learning Lakota Language
From: "Brian Charging Cloud"
Subject: lakota iyapi
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 09:29:47 -0700
Mitakuyepi (all my relatives)
Here is daily e-mail
1. Aguyapi kin hiyuya yo/ye. (pass the bread)
hiyuya: pass/give it to me
yo and ye: male and female gender endings
2. Wasin kin ogu yelo/ye (the bacon is burnt)
yelo and ye: male and female gender endings.
3. Hihanni kin anpetu topa kte lo/ksto (tomorrow will be Thursday)
lo and ksto: male and female gender endings
4. Tanyan Lakota iwayesni eyas owakahnige ksto. (I don't speak Lakota
well but I understand)
iwayesni:: don't speak
owakahnige: understand ( this one is for Lenora's question)
Marilyn, thank-you for your kind words.
Anpetu waste yuha po (have a good day)
Bryan Charging Cloud
Director, Lakota Language Institute