48 Lessons

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April – Lesson 15

April is "Thundering Month".

The theme for this month is fishing and the environment.

New Words

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Flowers planted

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Rake up the grass

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Cut the grass

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All kinds of things

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Yoyantle’ or yoyanel̲e̲’

It’s good /nice

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Give them water

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It will grow

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1. Nʌ ki’ ya’kahewe’ tsyoknahte’shuha asyʌthosu̲

It is now time to plant all sorts of things.

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2. Satʌneklí:yake̲ Tho’nʌ saneklaló:lok

Cut the grass. Then rake up the grass.

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3. Ʌshenekanute’ kwi nén katsi’tayayʌthóslu̲’

Water the planted flowers.

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4. Ʌwatú:ní: ki’nén ótsi:tsi

The flowers will grow.

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5. Tahnú: tsi’ nikatsi’tsiyohse̲’

The flowers are real nice.

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6. Kwa’nyoh wí: yoyanel̲e̲’

They are sure nice.

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7. I:ki’ sʌ ʌktsi’tsyayʌthosú̲

I will plant flowers too.