Use the Skwxú7mesh numbers to increase your vocabulary by 26 words! A suffix is a letter or a group of letters added to the end of a word to make a new word. We will see how this works using the Skwxwú7mesh numbers, so let’s review them: 1 – nch’u7 2 […]
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim Resources
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- How to Read the Squamish Language
- Food Terms
- How to Make New Words with Skwxwú7mesh Suffixes
- Family Terms
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In addition to creating language learning books and curricula for place-based education, Kwi Awt Stelmexw keeps a list of all the Skwxwú7mesh language resources we know or learn of. The list includes books, dictionaries, articles, songs, and more. If you are interested in knowing more about any of these, please be in touch.
Learn to Count in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh! 1 – nch’u7 2 – án̓us 3 – chánat 4 – xa7útsen 5 – tsíyichis 6 – t’ak’ach 7 – t’akw’usách 8 – tkach 9 – ts’es 10 – úpen Practice with a Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Number Game! This is a fun and interactive dice game that you can play […]
Sx̱el̓ – Colours kwemkwím – red úlanch – orange lelch – yellow tl’estl’ís – green skwáyel – blue ests’áts’i – purple p’eḵw’ p’íḵw’ – brown p’eḵ’ – white xwekw’xwíkw’ – grey ḵ’ex̱ ḵ’íx̱ – black Having trouble with pronunciation where audio is missing? We […]
Do you want to go eat? – A stl’í7 ú kwis nam̓ í7lhen? I want to go eat. – En stl’í7 kwins nam̓ í7lhen. Are you thirsty? – Nú chexw tisḵwú7ḵwu? Are you hungry? – Nú chexw kw’ákw’ay̓? I am thirsty. – Chenkw tisḵwú7ḵwu. I am hungry. – Chenkw kw’ákw’ay̓. […]
Hello, are you doing good? – Nú, chexw men wa ha7lh? (Respectful greeting.) Hello. – Nú. (To close friends) I have arrived. – I chen tl’iḵ. (Used as a greeting) You have arrived.– I chexw tl’iḵ. (Used as a response) Everyone\all of you. – Tanúyap. (Very formal. Used when addressing a crowd/to start a […]