48 Lessons

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February – Lesson 6

February is the "Month of Midwinter".

The theme for this month is animals and birds.

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aní:tas

skunk

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é:lhal

dog

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katshé:nʌ̲

domestic animals

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kutilyo’shúha̲

wild animals

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kwa’yʌ́h̲a̲

rabbit

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oskanu:tú̲:

deer

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skʌhnaksʌ̲

fox

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takós

cat

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tsi’kwilʌ́:tu̲

squirrel

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ʌti:lu̲

raccoon

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é:lhal khále’ takós ki’ swatyehlʌ kanúsku ni nákehle̲’

sometimes the dog and cat live in the house

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kalhaku né: kutinakehle’ nén kutilyó’shuha̲

wild animals live in the forest

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kátsha’ káti’ né: nú: nikutinakehle’ nén katshé:nʌ̲:

where do the domestic animals live?

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kátsha’ kayʌ kanúsku kutinakehle̲’

which ones live in the house?

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otyake’ ki’ kanúsku kutinakehle̲’

some live in the house(animals)