48 Lessons

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September – Lesson 34

September is "Harvest Month".

The theme for this month is harvesting food & the fair.

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1. Í:selhe’ kʌ ashatá:yalit swahyó:wane’ khále’ yonuhwélhote’ káhik

Do you want to can apples and peaches?

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2. Hʌ khále’ thí:kʌ tewahyakháni

Yes, and those tomatoes

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3. Tó:niku ishelhe’ ashatá:yalit

How many do you want to can?

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4. Tat nuwa’ oyé:li ní:ku swahyó:wane’ khále’ yonuhwélhote’ káhik khále’ yá:yak ní:ku tewahyakhani

Maybe ten apples and peaches, and six of the tomatoes.

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5. Okné:n ohnaná:ta’ ʌshatshá:tu kʌ nʌ’ né:

What about the potatoes, will you bury it?

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6. Tah, íkelhe’ akhenaná:tanut nén kʌtyóh:khwa̲’

No, I want to give it(potatoes) to the people