48 Lessons

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July – Lesson 25

July is the "Month of Beans".

The theme for this month is beans and vacation.

New Words

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aetwasahé:taku̲

to pick beans

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ohyótsheli̲

butter beans

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skatshé:tat

one quart

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tekahwístake̲’

two dollars

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tekatshé:take̲’

two quarts

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tó:nikano:l̲u̲

how much is it?

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ʌteskóhn̲a̲’

you will come and get it

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ʌwá:tu̲

yes it is possible

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ʌwa:tú: kʌ

is it possible?

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yotunisu

it is ripe

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hʌ́: nʌ sok wah

yes, they are ripe already

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nʌ kyále’ yakahéwe’ aetwasahé:taku ohyotshél̲i̲

it is time to pick butter beans

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okna’ kʌ yotunisu

is it ripe already?

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ʌwá:tu kánke káti’ ʌteskóhn̲a̲

yes it is possible, when will you come after it?

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ʌwá:tu kʌ óstuha akuhní:n̲u̲

is it possible to buy some from you?

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wé:ni kwí: ʌwatú:kohte’ ʌti

I guess this afternoon