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.
Eat. – ílhen
Drink. – Taḵw
Food – S7ílhen
Bread – Seplín
Home made Bread – Sp’áyaḵim̓
Fish/Salmon – Sts’úḵwi7
Berries – Sḵw’elám
Duck/Any edible bird that is eaten – X̱wíliḵw
Soup – Lhum̓
Water – Staḵw
Coffee – Kapí
Tea – Ti7
I wish to eat duck/bird – En stl’i7 kwins ílhen ta x̱wíliḵw.
I wish to drink coffee – En stl’i7 kwins taḵw ta kapí.
(Replace “X̱wíliḵw“ with any other food and “Kapí“ with any other drink and the same sentences will work.)
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